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The Wonderful World of Netsuke: With One Hundred Masterpieces of Miniature Sculpture in Color

by Raymond Bushell

Japanese netsuke—miniature carvings—are profiled in this wonderful Japanese arts book.

These tiny masterpieces of sculpture (mostly in ivory and wood), of lacquer, and of metalwork captivated collectors with...

Antiques 101: A Crash Course in Everything Antique

by Frank Farmer Loomis IV

Master Antique Styles Painlessly

Not sure how to tell Chippendale from Queen Anne, or Art Deco from Art Nouveau? Learn the easy way with the author's entertaining style. Frank Farmer Loomis IV is an expert communicator...

Picker's Pocket Guide - Baseball Memorabilia: How to Pick Antiques Like a Pro

by Jeff Figler

Brand New Ballgame

Discover what the pros know with this hands-on, how-to guide to picking baseball memorabilia. Learn what seasoned collectors look for and what they value in this easy-to-follow and indispensable...

Picker's Pocket Guide - Signs: How to Pick Antiques Like a Pro

by Eric Bradley

Signs of Success

Discover what the pros know with this hands-on, how-to guide to picking advertising signs. Learn what seasoned collectors look for and what they value in this easy-to-follow and indispensable...

Old fishing Lures & Tackle

by Carl F. Luckey

The long-awaited 8th edition of Old Fishing Lures & Tackle—"the bible for lures collectors"—has been thoroughly updated, combining the time-honored research of the late Carl F. Luckey with essential updates...

Picker's Bible: How to Pick Antiques Like the Pros

by Joe Willard

The Science of Scrounging

Whether you're a dumpster diver, estate sale addict, or modern archaeologist, this easy-to-use and informative guide to picking is guaranteed to improve your antiquing skills. The Picker's...

Hidden Treasures: What Museums Can't or Won't Show You

by Harriet Baskas

While there are more than 15,000 museums in our country, visitors get to see only about five percent of any institution’s collections.  Most museums simply don’t have room to display everything they’ve...

The Ultimate Guide to Sea Glass: Finding, Collecting, Identifying, and Using the Ocean's Most Beautiful Stones

by Mary Beth Beuke & Lisl Armstrong

As the owner of one of the world's most elaborate sea glass collections, Mary Beth Beuke gets to talk about these prized ocean gems on a daily basis. Unfortunately, with each passing day, sea glass becomes more...

The History and Origin of Horse Brasses

by Reginald A. Brown

Reading like a dictionary of horse brass designs and their meanings, this book also contains some detailed diagrams and photographic plates. 'The usual reason for using brasses or amulets was, and still is,...

The Art Nouveau Style: A Comprehensive Guide with 264 Illustrations

by Stephan Tschudi Madsen

Absorbing, exceptionally detailed study examines early trends, posters, and book illustrations, stylistic influences in architecture; furniture, jewelry, and other applied arts; plus perceptive discussions of...

Antiques Roadshow Behind the Scenes: An Insider's Guide to PBS's #1 Weekly Show

by Marsha Bemko & Mark L. Walberg

An all-access pass to America's first (and favorite) reality television program -- boasting over ten million viewers each week -- Antiques Roadshow!

If you're a fan of PBS's top-rated Antiques Roadshow, you've...

American Pickers Guide to Picking

by Libby Callaway

A true adventure story and the go-to guide for "picking" American treasures from anyone's backyard, straight from the stars of History's American Pickers

In these pages, professional treasure hunters Mike Wolfe...

Liquidating an Estate

by Martin Codina

"What do I do with all this stuff?"

Whether it's due to the loss of a loved one, downsizing, or moving by choice or necessity, an increasing number of people are dealing with this burning question.Striking a...

Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages: A Review of its Characteristics, Decoration, Folklore, and Symbolism

by Stanley Charles Nott

This classic guide to Chinese jade is of great interest to art collectors and casual readers alike.

First published in 1936 and since then a collector's item of increasing rarity, Chinese Jade Throughout the...

Contemporary Netsuke

by Miriam Kinsey

Contemporary Netsuke is an in-depth study of Japanese netsuke—miniature sculptures that are favorites of collectors and artists.

In this unusual and engaging Japanese art book the author traces the historical...

Don't Call the Thrift Shop: What to Do With a Lifetime of Well-Loved Possessions

by Susannah Ryder

What do you do with a lifetime of well-loved possessions when Mom moves to the retirement home, or there's a death in the family, or you are ready to move to a smaller home? Is that old chest a valuable antique...

Antiquing in North Texas: A Guide to Antique Shops, Malls, and Flea Markets

by Ron McAdoo & Caryl McAdoo

Whether you're seaching for something special to add to your home decor, a treasured item from your childhood, or just out for the fun of it, antiquing can be a relaxing and rewarding experience.

Chinese Jade of Five Centuries

by Joan M. Hartman

Chinese Jade of Five Centuries was originally published in print form by Tuttle Publishing in 1969.

In Chinese Jade of Five Centuries, Mrs Hartman provides an encompassing look at one of the minor arts which...

Buying & Selling Antiques & Collectibles: For Fun & Profit

by Joan Bingham & Don Bingham

Written for both beginners and experienced collectors, this antiques guide provides descriptions of some of the more prized antiques and collectibles, and explains how to find them and how to resell them.


Picker's Bible: How To Pick Antiques Like the Pros

by Joe Willard

The Science of Scrounging

Whether readers are dumpster divers, estate sale addicts or modern archaeologists, this easy-to-use and informative guide to "picking" is guaranteed to improve their antiquing skills....