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Kovels' American Antiques is an indispensable tool for all collectors, history buffs, and anyone who wants to know how to recognize, evaluate, purchase and care for antiques. In a stunning package that showcases the breadth of expertise that defines their career, the Kovels have written an essential book about America's historical past for today's "new century" marketplace.

• Focuses on the antiques made or used in America from 1750–1900 that appeal to today's collector.

• Reflects all the new methods of dating and evaluating American artifacts.

•Covers 18th- and 19th-century pottery and porcelain, glass, furniture, silver, clocks, jewelry, and other decorative arts.

• Includes lists of the most important designers and factories with dates, locations, and marks PLUS a bibliography for further reading.

•Stories of discoveries, tips on care, and warnings about fakes and fantasy items.

Synopsis:

An indispensable tool for all collectors, history buffs, and anyone who wants to purchase antiques, this stunning package showcases relics of America's historical past for today's "new century" marketplace. 400+ color photos.

About the Author

Ralph and Terry Kovel are the authors of more than 85 books and currently write a nationally syndicated newspaper column and a subscription-only newsletter. They appear on their own weekly television show on HGTV (Home & Garden Television), Flea Market Finds with the Kovels.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780609808924
Author:
Kovel, Ralph
Publisher:
Random House Reference
Author:
Kovel, Terry
Author:
Ralph and Terry Kovel
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Americana
Subject:
Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20040914
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
400-600 TOTAL ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.24x7.12x.91 in. 2.03 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , An indispensable tool for all collectors, history buffs, and anyone who wants to purchase antiques, this stunning package showcases relics of America's historical past for today's "new century" marketplace. 400+ color photos.
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