Basic Book of Antiques & Collectibles

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Wallace-Homestead Book Company, 1992 - Antiques & Collectibles - 307 pages
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A comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to high-end antiques and collectibles from early American furniture to contemporary toys and games. Michael tells readers how to find, identify, date and care for antiques and discern genuine articles from reproductions. Covers buttons, cameras, ceramics and pottery, clocks, furniture, folk art, games, toys, and more. Over 300 photographs.

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Contents

Chapter One Furniture
9
American Style Periods
23
Federal Hepplewhite Duncan Phyfe
31
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Michael, otherwise known as "Mr. Antiques", appeared on a series of programs for National Public Television between 1963-1985. He has authored six books, and lectures at universities, museums, historical societies, and libraries throughout the country.

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