This unique quide from the co-author of the Little, Brown Illustrated Encyclopedia of Antiques will be a required reference book for every collector of antique furniture, from beginner to expert. Featuring over 200 representative chairs, tables, sideboards, desks, cupboards, mirrors and other collectables with both large and close-up photographs, KNOW YOUR ANTIQUES provides a wealth of information on each piece's provenance and distinctive features. With notable variants pictured alongside the principal pieces, as well as illustrated charts of fixtures and other details, this all-inclusive sourcebook enables collectors to appreciate the fine points of period style and assess a potential purchase with confidence.
Paul Atterbury is an internationally recognized authority on antiques. He lectures for education programmes run by Sotheby's and Christie's. Tim Forrest is an art historian and writer who has worked extensively with international antique dealers and auction houses.
Know Your Antiques by Tim Forrest
Used - Like New
Little, Brown & Company
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.