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Antique Trader Guide to Fakes & Reproductions
Everything is not as it seems, especially when trying to make sense of today's fake and reproduction riddled antiques market. This guide to spotting fakes and forgeries comes to the rescue of collectors with 1000 detailed photo comparisons of fakes and originals, plus sound advice for identifying forgeries.
Paperback, 366 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Krause Publications
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This book is a great resource, covering many different antiques types, with plenty of details and information about the authentic and fake alike, along with hundreds of good photos. Side-to-side comparison photos of the real item, alongside photos of a fake is extremely valuable for anybody looking to purchase or trade antiques.