Hidden Treasures: Searching for Masterpieces of American Furniture

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Hachette Digital, Inc., Nov 16, 2008 - House & Home - 304 pages
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In a country of junk-filled attics, yard sales, and flea markets frequented by millions of Antiques Roadshow viewers hoping to uncover a grungy chest of drawers worth millions, the Keno twins have become the Siskel and Ebert of antiques. Dapper, witty, and in their early forties (with nearly 60 years of combined experience between them), they symbolize the union of amateur enthusiasm and acute professionalism that has made their television program a cultural phenomenon. Now, in this fascinating collection of tales of their personal adventures hunting -- and discovering -- priceless "junk" (including some notable Roadshow success stories), readers will learn how to see the extraordinary in the mundane. "Hidden Treasures" is part history lesson and part treasure map for finding valuable antiques where they would be least expected.
  

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Review: Hidden Treasures: Searching for Masterpieces of American Furniture

User Review  - David - Goodreads

I really liked the writing but more importantly what I learned about antique furniture. Read full review

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User Review  - Valerie - Goodreads

Hearing Leigh Keno speak recently reignited my interest in the Keno brothers and the work that they do. This book was a nice combination of biography and education on historic American furniture. The ... Read full review

Contents

HIDDEN TREASURES
Acknowledgments
Going Once
We Are Antique Dealers
Putting It Together
The Shell Game
A Philadelphia Story
Open Talons in the Hamptons
Catch and Release
Two for the Road
Hidden in Plain Sight
Double Take
The Tacoma ComeOn
Gone
Glossary
Bibliography

All That Glitters

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About the author (2008)

Leigh Keno lives and works in New York City.

Leslie Keno lives and works in New York City.

Freund is a New York based freelance writer.

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