Kovels' Know Your Antiques

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Crown Publishing Group, Dec 1, 1990 - Antiques & Collectibles - 368 pages
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This is the ultimate soup-to-nuts book that shows collectors how to evaluate, purchase, and care for their antiques and collectibles. Illustrated with more than 300 black-and-white photographs and line drawings. Kovels' Know Your Antiques covers everything from pottery, silver, and glass to furniture, prints and rugs.

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Contents

Pottery and Porcelain
1
Glass
55
Bottles
100
Furniture and Furniture Construction
117
Lighting Devices
147
Silver
162
Pewter
190
Tinware and Toleware
197
Paper Antiques
276
Store Stuff
279
Books
290
Music
293
Toys
298
Other Collectible Items
315
Price Guides
321
Antique Publications and Clubs
327

Clocks
202
Needlework
208
Jewelry
235
Prints Paintings Pictures to Hang
240
Bibliography of General Books About Antiques
336
Index
337
Copyright

About the author (1990)

Ralph and Terry Kovel are the best-known writers on antiques and collectibles in America. They have written more than 75 books, including the annual Kovels' Antiques & Collectibles Price List. Their national newsletter, Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, has over 150,000 subscribers.  The Kovels also write columns for House Beautiful and 150 newspapers, publish articles, and appear on television and radio talk shows.

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