Antiques Source Book: The Definitive Guide to Retail Prices for Antiques and Collectables

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Carlton Books, 2004 - Antique dealers - 613 pages
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The Antiques Source Book is a full-color illustrated guide for antiques and collectables from around the world. In a handy paperback format, this is the perfect companion for your antiques hunts, as well as an excellent reference source for identifying and valuing your own antiques. The use of guide retail prices helps the buyer to avoid the wild variations in price which can be a feature of auction sales. With a glossary of terms and expert tips throughout the sections, the Antiques Source Book contains everything you need to know about buying antiques and collectables.

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Contents

Acknowledgements
6
Architectural Garden Furniture
27
Arms Armour
40
Automobilia
47
Books Maps Atlases
59
Carpets Rugs
66
Ceramics
72
Clocks Watches Scientific Instruments
130
Musical Instruments
440
Silver Pewter
455
Sporting Items General
475
Fishing
479
Shooting
483
Taxidermy
485
Textiles
487
Toys Games Dolls
499

Collectors Items
156
Decorative Arts
261
Furniture
281
Chairs
313
Chests of Drawers Commodes
335
Davenports
345
Desks
347
Dressers
353
Dumb Waiters 6k Whatnots
355
Mirrors
358
Miscellaneous
366
Screens
370
Settees Sofas
372
Stools
377
Tables
382
Wardrobes
398
Glass
401
Jewellery
416
Marine Items
436
Treen
511
Tribal Art
513
TwentiethCentury Design Ceramics
516
Furniture
525
Glass
534
Lighting
540
Metalware
550
WineRelated Items
560
Works of Art Sculpture
571
AsianOriental
573
Islamic
578
Russian
583
Writing Equipment
589
Period Reference
597
Glossary
601
Index
610
Measurement Conversion Chart
614
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About the author (2004)

Martin Miller's first book, "The Lyle Official Antiques Review", was published in 1970 & was an immediate hit. In 1979, the first edition of "Miller's Antiques Price Guide" was published & became the bible of both the antiques trade & the interested antiques hunter. In 2000, his "Antiques Source Book" was launched to similar acclaim & sales.

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