Caring for Your Cherished Possessions: The Experts' Guide to Cleaning, Preserving, and Protecting Your China, Silver, Furniture, Clothing, Paintings

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Crown Publishing Group, Sep 20, 1994 - Antiques & Collectibles - 144 pages
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An invaluable guide for everyone who owns fine and precious things and wants to know how to maintain their beauty and value. Whether it's art objects, furnishings, or textiles, this complete, practical book provides state-of-the-art and traditional techniques for effective preservation and restoration.

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Levenstein and Biddle have gone through the whole house and give detailed instructions on how to care for virtually every possession in it--metals, photographs, ceramics, glass, rugs, clothing ... Read full review

Contents

Photographs
82
Silver and Other Metals
91
Acknowledgments
130
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About the author (1994)

Levenstein is a psychotherapist in private practice in Princeton, New Jersey. She is also president of Healthy Habitat, Inc.

Cordelia Frances Biddle is a member of one of Philadelphia's oldest families, and this series uses many of her actual ancestors as characters. She cowrote "Murder at San Simeon" with Patricia Hearst, and writes the popular Nero Blanc crossword puzzle mystery series with her husband, Steve Zettler. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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