Basic Book of Antiques & Collectibles
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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Chapter One Furniture
American Style Periods
Federal Hepplewhite Duncan Phyfe
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