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Antiquing for Dummies
"This is a fun and painless way to give yourself a firm grounding in the wide wonderful world of antiques and collectibles." Kyle Husfloen, Managing Editor, "Antique Trader Weekly" and "Antique Trader's Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide" Do you love to poke around estate sales and antique shops, but can't tell the difference between Queen Anne and Queen Victoria furn ...more
ebook, 384 pages
Published April 27th 2011 by For Dummies
(first published April 27th 1999)
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This is a good general information book on antiques. It covers identification, price, where to find, and how to care for a wide variety of antiques. I read this not out of an interest in antiques, but because I do professional repair and refinishing of things that may be close to antique age, if not actual antiques. I recommend the book to anyone who likes antiques, or who just likes to go to yard sales, thrift stores, or "junk" places. You might come upon a really good piece that you would have ...more