Sotheby's Guide to American Folk Art
A hands-on, fully illustrated guide to buying folk art, the fastest-growing area of collectibles today. Written in a clear, direct style, this handy volume covers sculpture, paintings, fiber arts, and furniture and decorative objects. Includes information on finding, evaluating, buying, and restoring collectibles. 82 2-color illustrations.
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