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Collecting Blue Willow

Author : M. A. Harman
ISBN : 1574322400
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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With over 500 photos of Willow Ware items, this volume has information on everything from practical dishes to the rare and fine pieces in the line.

Blue Willow

Author : Mary Frank Gaston
ISBN : 0891453962
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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This revised edition has been expanded to a larger format and rephotographed in full color. Over 400 beautiful photos along with complete descriptions, a marks section, and value guide. 2000 values. 8.5 X 11.

The Last Blue Plate Special

Author : Abigail Padgett
ISBN : 9780446562522
Genre : Fiction
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It seems impossible that two healthy female politicians could have both died from a cerebral hemorrhage within days of each other. The police hire Blue McCarron and Roxie Bouchie as consultants. The two women, who are involved professionally and personally, work with evangelical preachers, former convicts, and paintball playing plastic surgeons in order to find this unorthodox killer.

Art Market Research

Author : Tom McNulty
ISBN : 9781476613970
Genre : Art
File Size : 27. 86 MB
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This book is for art market researchers at all levels. A brief overview of the global art market and its major stakeholders precedes an analysis of the various sales venues (auction, commercial gallery, etc.). Library research skills are reviewed, and advanced methods are explored in a chapter devoted to basic market research. Because the monetary value of artwork cannot be established without reference to the aesthetic qualities and art historical significance of our subject works, two substantial chapters detail the processes involved in researching and documenting the fine and decorative arts, respectively, and provide annotated bibliographies. Methods for assigning values for art objects are explored, and sources of price data, both in print and online, are identified and described in detail. In recent years, art historical scholarship increasingly has addressed issues related to the history of art and its markets: a chapter on resources for the historian of the art market offers a wide range of sources. Finally, provenance and art law are discussed, with particular reference to their relevance to dealers, collectors, artists and other art market stakeholders.

China Collecting In America

Author : Alice Morse Earle
ISBN : UCAL:$B359448
Genre : Pottery
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Author : Eileen Birin
ISBN : 0965533921
Genre : Collectors and collecting
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The Book Of Buffalo Pottery

Author : Violet Altman
ISBN : 0887400884
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Buffalo pottery is constantly growing in popularity as a collectible. This documentary volume preserves all available background information and lists and pictures many of the firm's products. Here, in eleven concise, information-packed chapters, with well over 400 pieces illustrated, are all the facts, statistics, and details. Every kind of ware the firm is known to have made is discussed or pictured. Here, too, is the fascinating background story of the John D. Larkin mail-order company which founded the pottery that made Deldare, Albino, blue Willow, advertising and commemorative pieces, game sets, pitchers and jugs and other articles dating from its early days that are cherished and highly valued today.

Collectors Collections And Museums

Author : Stacey Pierson
ISBN : 3039105388
Genre : Art
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This book presents the first comprehensive study of the collecting, consumption and display of Chinese porcelain in Britain from the 16th to the 20th century, as well as the impact of this activity on British culture. Beginning with the early porcelains acquired as objects of exotica and vessels for the consumption of tea and coffee, followed by porcelains for display in the country house interior, the first part of this book reveals the role of porcelain in Britain's developing economic relations with China and the impact of this material on both daily life and interior design. The subsequent diplomatic and political conflicts of the 18th and 19th centuries provide a framework for an examination of British consumption of Chinese porcelain as both spoils of war and iconic representations of China, material which helped to shape and influence British perceptions of China. The final section demonstrates how these perceptions of China and its porcelain began to change significantly in the 20th century with porcelains acquired as works of art and displayed publicly in museums. Collectors in Britain began to specialise in this area and actively invented a 'field' of Chinese ceramics that was promulgated by learned societies and culminated in the founding of a museum of Chinese ceramics in London by one of the foremost British collectors, Sir Percival David, who donated his world class collection to the University of London in 1950.

The American Home

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ISBN : PSU:000065373279
Genre : Architecture, Domestic
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Wallace Homestead Price Guide To Antiques

Author : Robert W. Miller
ISBN : 0870693867
Genre : Antiques
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ISBN : UCSC:32106020396435
Genre : American periodicals
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Half Price Homicide

Author : Elaine Viets
ISBN : 9781101187364
Genre : Fiction
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The national bestselling author presents a high society murder mystery... At Snapdragon, a high-end designer consignment shop, Helen is at the beck and call of snobby- yet frugal-customers. That alone is a deadly combination, especially with Chrissy, a drool-worthy fashionista who walks in with a purse to sell, and ends up screaming at her husband and another customer. Helen is used to dealing with snobby women, controlling husbands, and fashionable politicians. But she's about to have to handle a brand new type of unsatisfied customer-a murderer. Chrissy is found dead in Snapdragon's dressing room, with the hand-painted scarf Helen was just holding tied around her neck. And Helen goes from being low on society's totem pole to high on the police's suspect list.

Create Your Own Family Originals

Author : Lucie Eggleston
ISBN : 0976422204
Genre : Religion
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In this day of fast food, instant messaging and cell phones Create Your Own Family Originals is a fun, exciting and inspiring book to turn your thoughts to what is real and important in life, family and friends. This unique book will evoke a smile, spark a memory, and encourage celebrating special occasions in your own life and in the lives of those you love. The book itself is a wonderful gift for family and friends. Inside it is filled with meaningful and personal gift ideas for those very same people. In our consumer-crazed world, we sometimes overlook the fact that a gift of memory, a personal message of connection, or a thoughtful gesture might have more value than all the tangible objects and monetary gifts in the world. Family Originals focuses on this concept and promotes easy ways to share personal history, unique moments and family lore with loved ones. Story-telling is a timeless way to communicate, and this book is filled with real stories about real people. Some humorous, some historical, and some poignant, these stories translate into powerful messages. For anyone who can identify with such phrases as "My, how time flies!" or "Do you remember when?" or "I wish I had asked my parents about that!" Create Your Own Family Originals is a special find!

Collector S Information Clearinghouse Antiques Collectibles Resource Directory

Author : David J. Maloney
ISBN : PSU:000020450342
Genre : Art
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Lists associations, dealers, museums, newsletters, experts, and repair and auction services

The Collector S Guide To Made In Japan Ceramics

Author : Carole Bess White
ISBN : 1574320513
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 41. 59 MB
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All-new Book Three is a companion volume with none of the pieces pictured repeated from the previous books. This highly informative guide distinguishes those 'Made in Japan' ceramics from other Japanese export ceramics such as Nippon, Noritake, and Occupied Japan. Over 650 beautiful color photographs together with a special section on marks and backstamps aid the collector in identifying and dating a collection. Special focus is given to the many styles, and different glazes, as well as reproductions to be aware of in the market. An unbelievable amount and variety of items are featured in this fun, colorful book - from ashtrays to wall pockets, figurines, pincushions, planters, souvenirs, bookends and much more. 1998 values. 8.5 X 11.

Antiques For Amateurs

Author : Milan G. Vesely
ISBN : 0873417127
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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A how-to guide for novice antique and collectible enthusiasts offers an easy-to-understand guide to the world of antiques, explaining how to identify different types of potentially valuable antiques in a wide range of categories and how to care for them to enhance their value. Original.

Writer S Guide To Book Editors Publishers And Literary Agents 2003 2004

Author : Jeff Herman
ISBN : 076153735X
Genre : Reference
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A comprehensive directory for aspiring writers lists names, addresses, phone and fax numbers, e-mail addresses, and Web sites for hundreds of North American publishing figures and companies, along with helpful advice on the writing and publishing process. Original. 10,000 first printing.

A History Of Europe From 911 1198

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Ceramics In America

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ISBN : UOM:39015047922276
Genre : Pottery
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Garage Sale Flea Market Annual

Author : Collector Books
ISBN : 1574324942
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Lists thousands prices for a wide variety of items that might be found at garage sales and flea markets, including furniture, home accessories, toys, glassware, china, souvenirs, advertising and promotional pieces, and other collectibles.

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