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Kovel's Guide to Selling Your Antiques and Collectibles
by Ralph and Terry Kovel

In this handy guide, the Kovels offer advice on selling a variety of antiques and collectibles in 75 categories, all arranged in alphabetical order. They discuss everything from where’s the market to appraisals to the proper procedures for a house sale and dealing with auction houses.                More Books

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Recognizing and Refinishing Antiques for Pleasure and Profit
by Bob Brooke

Tips and step-by-step instructions for simple maintenance and restoration of common antiques. You’ll find just what you need in this book, plus information to help you identify different antique styles.                            
                                           
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How to Start a Home-based Antiques Business
by Bob Brooke

This book will help you do just that. It not only provides all the tools and strategies that you'll need to successfully launch and grow your own business, but it also offers estimates of start-up costs, advice on writing ads, where to find inventory, and how to take your new business online.   
                             
                                 
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Know Your Antiques
by Ralph & Terry Kovel


For every collector who wants to know how to evaluate, purchase, and care for antiques and collectibles. This book covers everything from pottery, silver, and glass to furniture, prints, and rugs.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Buying and Selling Antiques
by Emyl Jenkins

Many people wish they could find that elusive copy of the Declaration of Independence which recently sold for over $8 million. While they may not find such a valuable antique, the tips in this book will certainly help them.

The Vision of Frank Lloyd Wright
by Thomas A. Heinz


Virtually every structure that Wright built is represented in this extensive survey of his life's work. His genius at architectural design enabled him to work out extremely complex buildings in his head and translate them on to paper in a matter of hours.

 

The Collector's Encyclopedia of Milk Glass
by Betty Newbound

A terrific guide to milk glass collecting with lots of new information and the full color photos of many pieces. Arranged by topic, data on each item includes manufacturer, size, dates of production and current market value, as well as detailed histories of all the major producers.

World's Fair Collectibles
by Howard M. Rossen


Nostalgia and grandeur combine in this pictorial tribute to two great events that eased the hardships of the Depression Era--the 1933 Chicago World's Fair and the 1939 New York World's Fair. The author provides a virtual tour of each fair.  Over 300 color photos illustrate the vast array of posters, souvenirs, and memorabilia from both fairs.

Cincinnati Art-Carved Furniture and Interiors
Edited by Jennifer H. Howe

Cincinnati art-carved furniture, which began to appear in the 1850's, was central to the development of the Aesthetic movement in the U.S. As the first book devoted to the study of this movement, this book documents the careers of the founders and the significant contribution of female students.

The ABCs of Collecting Online
by Ray Boileau


If you’re like many collectors today, you’ve already discovered the Internet, specifically eBay, for buying and perhaps selling antiques and collectibles–for good or bad.    In his book Ray Boileau offers a basic course in the how-to’s of such an endeavor, written in plain language. He covers such subjects as finding the antiques and collectibles you want using eBay and protecting yourself from Internet auction fraud.                        

 

Kovel's Guide to Selling Your Antiques and Collectibles
by Ralph and Terry Kovel

It’s one thing to get an antique or collectible appraised for a high value, but it’s entirely another trying to collect on that amount. In this handy guide, the Kovels offer advice on selling a variety of antiques and collectibles in 75 categories, all arranged in alphabetical order. They discuss everything from where’s the market to appraisals to the proper procedures for a house sale and dealing with auction houses. They’ve also included information on setting prices and sneaky ways to get good prices for your objects in the antiques and collectibles markets.

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Have you ever bought an antique or collectible that was less than perfect and needed some TLC? Bob's new book offers tips and step-by- step instructions for simple maintenance and restoration of common antiques.

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