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Antiques Price Guide 2003
     

Antiques Price Guide 2003

by Judith Miller
 
Identify and value antiques quickly and easily with the clearest price guide on the market. With this book assessing the value of antiques has never been easier. Featuring the expert advice of internationally acclaimed specialist Judith Miller, this book contains the latest prices, market trends, and tips on where and how to buy and sell. With over 7,500 antiques

Overview

Identify and value antiques quickly and easily with the clearest price guide on the market. With this book assessing the value of antiques has never been easier. Featuring the expert advice of internationally acclaimed specialist Judith Miller, this book contains the latest prices, market trends, and tips on where and how to buy and sell. With over 7,500 antiques profiled and specially commissioned full-color photographs, Antiques Price Guide 2003 is an easy-to-use practical guide for interested in buying, selling, or collecting antiques.

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Publishers Weekly
With its color photographs of everything from acajou wood boxes to Zsolny-Pecs ceramic figurines, Miller's whopper of a guide resembles a Sotheby's catalog, except it lists prices. The hefty book will be of use to collectors and buyers in need of a general pricing guide and is divided into categories such as "porcelain," "furniture," "toys and dolls," "film," "decorative arts," "lighting" and "American painting." Miller's prices are "ballpark figures" (for example, a Baccarat ruby cameo crystal vase may fetch anywhere from $1,000 to $1,300) and are based on actual prices checked by consultants. In addition to the many photographed entries, Miller (A Closer Look at Antiques) has included directories of auctioneers and specialists. This phonebook-like volume of over 8,500 antiques may be too general for collectors primarily interested American stoneware, Staffordshire dogs, or other specific kinds of antiques, and the full-page advertisements for auction houses may turn off some readers. Still, this comprehensive guide might be the perfect introduction amateur antiques enthusiasts need. (Oct.) Copyright 2003 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789489401
Publisher:
DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/2002
Edition description:
1 AMER ED
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
7.74(w) x 9.78(h) x 1.58(d)

Meet the Author

Judith Miller is the creator of the best-selling Miller's Antiques Price Guide and has written more than 80 books on antiques, including How to Make Money Out of Antiques and A Closer Look at Antiques.

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