Synopses & Reviews
In the world of collectibles, theres something to suit every budget, and this is the definitive, must-have guide to pricing it allfrom games, toys, tools, comics, and posters to the more traditional ceramics, silver, and glass. Edited by the famed Judith Miller, along with an expert from the British Antiques Roadshow
, it features 5,000 brand-new items displayed in full-color pictures accompanied by the actual price paid or asked over the last year at more than 350 auction houses and dealers around the world. And now, the information is especially geared to the U.S. market, with prices shown in U.S. dollars and introductory sections covering such subjects as American toys and pottery.
As always, the material is revised to stay completely up-to-date with collecting and buying trends. Invaluable special features explain why one piece is worth more than another, show how to value an item, and teach you to be your own appraiser. Additional collecting information is provided on factories, makers, care, restorations, fakes and alterations, market assessments, and buying tips. Plus, the books new, larger size makes identification and valuing easier than ever!