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Schroeders Antiques Price GuideTotal Hits - 1687  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (22)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
No other book on the market houses as much information for a bargain price. Once again over 50,000 listings from reliable sources are included and carefully checked by an authority on the subject. More than 400 expert advisors make sure only the best and most accurate data remains. Hundreds of sharp photographs accompany the 500+ categories: glass and porcelain, match holders, purses, cookie jars, jewelry, advertising, furniture, dolls, records and more. History and other pertinent facts complement the descriptive listings, which reflect the current market and developing trends. 2005 values. AUTHORBIO: After writing their first book, The Story of Fiesta, published in 1974, the Huxfords became pottery editors for Collector Books and in that capacity wrote several other books on various Ohio potteries: Roseville Pottery, McCoy Pottery, Brush-McCoy Pottery, Weller Pottery, and Roseville Pottery, Volume II. Since 1982 they have been editors of Schroeder's Antiques Price Guide; Schroeder's Collectible Toys; Antique to Modern; Garage Sale & Flea Market Annual; and Wanted to Buy.
ISBN: 1574324284   Date Published on 8/1/2004
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Wabi Sabi Style, pb Total Hits - 1657  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (17)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Where the art of feng shui leaves off, the art of wabi sabi picks up--through balance and harmony, the perfection of imperfection, and a poetic approach to life. Now in paperback, Wabi Sabi Style reveals the Japanese design elements of wabi and sabi, and illustrates how to implement these principles into every aspect of home, garden and life.
ISBN: 1586857533   Date Published on 3/2/2005
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The Antique and Flea Markets of Italy Total Hits - 1591  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (9)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Whether searching for turn-of-the-century botanical prints, biscotti tins, or vintage linens, travelers will find this slim, handsome volume an indispensable passport to Italy's most authentic and enjoyable shopping. The great antique and flea markets of Italy often remain hard to locate, and once discovered, tourists still face the challenge of deciphering complicated seasonal schedules as well as finding out what each market offers. Comprehensive and easy to use, The Antique & Flea Markets of Italy guides shoppers to the best markets in all regions. It also provides specific information about each market's merchandise, from furniture, jewelry, and postcards to enamel signs, perfume bottles, and fedoras from the Forties. Listings include location and directions, opening days and hours, and telephone contact information.
ISBN: 1892145189   Date Published on 7/31/2003
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Early American Antique Country Furniture Total Hits - 1384  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (13)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Right here we find a price reference to fulfill your expectations of a reliable encyclopedia covering those cherished furnishings found throughout homes from colonial times up through the 1800's. A multitude of furniture, fixtures, appliances, and knick-knacks hundreds of years old are found throughout this volume.
ISBN: 0517661837   Date Published on 4/27/1988
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The Antique Hunter's Guide to American Furniture: Tables, Chairs, Sofas, and Beds Total Hits - 1203  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (2)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
The history, price range, manufacturer background accompanied by a photograph of each piece of furniture allows both first-time collectors and experienced connoisseurs to identify and appraise American antique tables, chairs, sofas and beds whether they have been found in the basement, at a garage sale, consignment shop or flea market.

From Shaker to Mission to mid-century Modern, these antiques from the seventeenth century to the 1950s -- 347 in all -- are described by an in-depth text. An index, upholstery guide and list of public collections help readers evaluate antiques like pros.

ISBN: 157912108X   Date Published on 5/1/2000
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The Antique Hunter's Guide to American Furniture: Chests, Cupboards, Desks & Other PiecesTotal Hits - 1186  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (2)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
The Antique Hunter's Guide to American Furniture is an indispensable reference and collecting tool for novice and experienced collectors alike. Expertly researched, each of the 334 representative examples of chests, cupboards, desks, racks, stands and other pieces-from Federal to Colonial Revival to Mission to modern-are photographed in full color and accompanied by an authoritative description of the variations, materials, origin, and (if known) maker. Price listings and tips help both casual and serious collectors find great buys and identify valuable pieces. An extensive reference section includes a checklist for identifying styles, a discussion on construction and types of woods, an illustrated glossary, a list of public collections, tips for buying at auction and much, much more.
ISBN: 1579121454   Date Published on 9/4/2000
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Furnishing Forward: A Practical Guide to Furnishing for a LifetimeTotal Hits - 1011  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (21)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Sheila Bridges shares both professional and personal anecdotes as well as lots of solid information to help home and apartment dwellers make the transition from Ikea to eclectic, from milk crates to furniture that will endure for years. Furnishing Forward guides the reader through finding and implementing a personal style within a realistic budget, with advice on where and how to shop for quality pieces as well as working with design professionals to create the look you want. With its witty narrative tone and its design-by-personality-type approach, no other decorating book is as useful for a younger audience while displaying a timeless style. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
ISBN: 0821261800   Date Published on 1/5/2005
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French Touch, TheTotal Hits - 946  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (7)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
Jan de Luz brings Southern French style to America in a bold way: he rescues antique French architectural elements and accessories from the countryside-mantels, farmhouse sinks, stone sentinels and fountains, even wooden spiral staircases-and brings them to America. Installed in their final American destinations, each piece stands as a stately, impressive, and lovely piece of art in a living room, kitchen, garden, or any room of the house. With luscious photography by Tom O'Neill, an extensive resource list, and chapters that include "Importing French culture to America," "Pieces that Transform," and "Hunting for the Rare," this book is destined to become a classic for Francophiles, antique collectors, and anyone who loves the feel of the old-world countryside.
ISBN: 1586853678   Date Published on 10/22/2004
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Antique Quilts & Textiles: A Price Guide to Functional and Fashionable Cloth ComfortsTotal Hits - 878  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (8)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
This book contains hundreds of color photographs that identify, illustrate, and evaluate antique textiles of interest in the marketplace today, including quilts, coverlets, Marseille spreads, bonnets, Amish socks, aprons, petticoats, and other fashions for the body and home.
ISBN: 1574323741   Date Published on 4/1/2004
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Decorating Furniture: Antique and Country Paint ProjectsTotal Hits - 839  |  Hits Today - 0Rating:   Rating Average (8)    |  View Ratings  |  Add Your Rating
A step-by-step guide to furniture finishes including tools and materials, processes and projects.
ISBN: 1552976157   Date Published on 9/7/2002

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