Random House, Inc. "What the Kovels don't know about antiques isn't worth knowing." – House Beautiful
From the undisputed experts on antiques and collectibles comes a gorgeously illustrated guide to American collectibles and treasures of the twentieth century. From eggbeaters to elegant furnishings, porcelain to plastic, Bakelite to bottles, this book will teach you how to recognize, evaluate, purchase, and care for your collectibles. The Kovels know what's hot and what's not in the market, and their insight will give you the inside track on making wise -- and profitable -- purchases. · Focuses on the twentieth-century collectibles · Hundreds of full-color photos · Histories of designers and manufacturers, with dates, locations, and marks · Great tips on spotting a good buy -- and avoiding a bad one · Definitions of technical terms and auction house lingo
Baker & Taylor Assists readers with identifying and appraising ceramics, furniture, jewelry, toys and other collectibles by providing definitions, manufacturers’ marks, advice for dating items, and biographies of important artists.
Baker & Taylor Focusing on hundreds of twentieth-century collectibles that will appeal to modern-day collectors, a beautifully illustrated guide to American treasures and collectibles covers everything from kitchen items and porcelain to furniture and toys, along with histories of designers and manufacturers, hundreds of color photographs, identification tips, technical terms, and values. Original. 20,000 first printing.