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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...


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...


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...


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...


Money and Exchange in Canada to 1900

by A.B. McCullough

A clear, concise and intriguing explanation of the various coins and currencies used in Canada between 1600 and 1900.


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.


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...


Buying & Selling Antiques & Collectibles: For Fun & Profit

by Don Bingham & Joan 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.

How...


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....


Hidden Treasures

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...


Masterpieces of Furniture in Photographs and Measured Drawings

by Verna Cook Salomonsky

This well-known reference work has been consulted by generations of collectors, curators, dealers, historians, and craftsmen, and it remains in use decades after its initial publication. Photographs and measured...


Archivists, Collectors, Dealers, and Replevin: Case Studies on Private Ownership of Public Documents

by Elizabeth H. Dow

Today, governmental archivists and manuscript collectors—both private collectors and collecting repositories—are in conflict and competition for government documents that come out of private hands and onto...


Celebrating Canada

by Peter E. Baker & John A. Fleming

A visual journey showcasing how history can make a house a home.

Inspired by the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation — the same year recognizing 375 years of settlement in Montreal — Quebec author...


Check Points on How to Buy Oriental Rugs

by Charles Jacobsen

This classic oriental rug guide is still the most comprehensive and authoritative book for buying or selling rugs—essential reading for any collector.

Author, Charles W. Jacobsen was a world renowened authority...


Things Korean

by O-Young Lee & John Holstein

Containing photographs of everyday, antique objects along with insightful commentary, Things Korean is a useful guide to traditional life in Korea.

O-Young Lee, former Korean Minister of Culture gives us a survey...


Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Adventures and Studies of a Colletor

by Lilla S. Perry

Chinese Snuff Bottles is invaluable document for all interested in the history of Chinese art.

It is also a lucid and fascinating guidebook for the collector or would be collector, both of snuff bottles and other...


Things Thai: Antiques, Crafts, Collectibles

by Tanistha Dansilp & Michael Freeman

Things Thai presents over 60 different items from Thailand along with extensive cultural and historical background information.

Each is a collectible in its own right, and has some cultural relevance or a story...