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Sell, Keep, or Toss?: How to Downsize a Home, Settle an Estate, and Appraise Personal Property
By Rinker, Harry L.
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mpn: 9780375722400, ean: 9780375722400, isbn: 0375722408,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
Sell, Keep, or Toss is a unique guide to dealing with personal property during life's transitions. Whether downsizing to a smaller home or dispersing the contents of a loved one’s estate, collectibles expert and professional appraiser Harry Rinker helps to simplify the complicated personal, familial, and financial decisions involved in clearing out a house. With practical, down-to-earth advice, Rinker shows how to determine what to Sell, Keep or Toss, and guides you through the intricacies of

Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2019
By Black Dog & Leventhal
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ean: 9780316486040, isbn: 0316486043,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
The 2019 KOVELS' ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES PRICE GUIDE is the most complete and best-illustrated price guide available--with 16,000 listings and more than 2,500 full-color photographs--from the most trusted name in the industry. The Kovels are the most trusted source for both the casual and the expert collector. With 16,000 actual prices and 2,500 full color photographs, the guide also features exceptionally well-organized, wide-ranging, up-to-the-minute information, and includes more tips,

Fenton A-Z (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
By Brand: Schiffer Publishing
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ean: 9780764320460, isbn: 0764320467,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
This extensive and easy-to-use guide allows readers quick access to vital information on all of Fenton's art glass types and values. Thousands of listings and over 390 beautiful color images illustrate the vast range of art glass produced by the Fenton Art Glass Company since it opened for business in 1905. Included are Fenton's Burmese, Carnival, Crests, Silver Crest, Hobnail, Milk Glass and Pastel Milk Glass, Opalescent, Opaque, Overlay, Satin, and Transparent styles, as well as Christmas

Crystal Stemware Identification Guide
By Collector Books
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ean: 9781574320312, isbn: 1574320319,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Here is the one source glass collectors and dealers have been waiting for--an all-in-one resource which identifies over 4,000 patterns of crystal stemware of the twentieth century. Replacements Ltd., the world's largest china, silver, and crystal matching service, has inventoried and compiled these patterns to help everyone identify their favorite patterns, their grandmother's or even their own wedding crystal. The most extensive stemware guide ever published, this is an ideal reference guide

Modern World Coins (Official Red Books)
By Brand: Whitman Publishing
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780794820565, isbn: 0794820565,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
A Catalog of Modern World Coins, 1850-1964. The 14th edition of R.S Yeoman's classic guide book has been fully updated with new photographs and retail valuations by coin type, in up to four grade levels. Editor Arthur Friedberg and his team of experts from around the globe provide an accurate snapshot of the exciting world-coin market. This handy volume is perfect for today's hobby: small enough to easily hold, carry, and read, but packed with photos, data, and valuations---the high-quality

Warman's Roseville Pottery: Identification and Price Guide
By Krause Publications
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ean: 9780896895102, isbn: 0896895106,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Seasoned collectors and people new to Roseville pottery will discover all the details they need to know to make the most of their collecting in this updated reference, which includes 1,800 color photographs, a history of the Roseville company and its art, care tips and techniques, and identification tips. Original.Used Book in Good Condition.

Maxfield Parrish
By Schiffer Publishing
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ean: 9780887405273, isbn: 0887405274,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
We are pleased to bring this classic work back into print. A compendium of the life and work of Maxfield Parrish, it is an essential part of a Parrish library. For the collector, the publisher has included a value guide to some of the products that bear Parrish images. Examples of Parrish's most famous book illustrations are shown, including selections from Mother Goose in Prose and the Arabian Nights. Also included are his famous magazine covers-from Life, Collier's, Harper's Weekly, etc., as

Collectible Costume Jewelry: Identification and Values
By Brand: Collector Books
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ean: 9780891457626, isbn: 0891457623,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
Collectible Costume Jewelry simplifies the understanding of historical and social influences which will aid in identification. All the major designers and manufacturers like Haskell, Coro, Eisenberg, and Trifari are featured. There are dates given and examples of the jewelry for which the designer/manufacturer is best known. A time chart shows what was in style during each period of time as do the fascinating vintage ads. There are examples from the Victorian era to the present, even featuring

The Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price Guide (Official Overstreet Indian Arrowhead Identification and Price Guide)
By Krause Publications
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ean: 9781440248689, isbn: 1440248680,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
The Ultimate Guide to Indian Arrowheads! Long considered the Bible of arrowhead collecting, The Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price Guide is an encyclopedic guide to projectile points found in the contiguous United States, as well as Alaska. Featuring more than 12,000 images of points from 10 distinct geographical regions, readers gain an understanding of arrowhead types, manufacturing, grading, materials and values. A substantial and massive reference unmatched in

Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks: Pottery and Porcelain, 1850 to the Present
By Crown Publishers
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ean: 9780517559147, isbn: 0517559145,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
You may be the owner of a valuable piece of porcelain or pottery, but the cryptic symbol on the underside of the piece may be your only clue to its value. Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks: 1850 to the Present will help you identify your pieces.Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks provides the quickest and easiest way for professional and amateur collectors to identify more than 3,500 American, European, and Oriental marks. The perfect companion to the Kovels' original best-seller, Kovels' Dictionary

Warman's Jewelry: Identification & Price Guide
By Krause Publications
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ean: 9781440235979, isbn: 144023597X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
The Timeless Appeal of Jewelry!Offering both significant historical information and lavish images of gorgeous jewelry, the newest edition of Warman's Jewelry informs and entertains, providing the best of both worlds while covering costume and fine jewelry from the 18th to 21st centuries.Thanks to television shows like Downton Abbey, which features Victorian, Edwardian, and Art Deco styles, and Mad Men, which has spawned a desire to accessorize with 1960s baubles, interest in antique and vintage

2018 Collector Car Price Guide
By Old Cars Magazine
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ean: 9781440248436, isbn: 1440248435,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 126 reviews
Your collector car pricing bible! The one-of-a-kind resource for antique and hobby vehicles is packed with pricing information not found anywhere else. From Curved Dash Oldsmobiles, to big-finned cruisers of the 1950s, to 1960s muscle, we show you what people are paying for cars in the collector vehicle market.More cars, more prices than ever before!From the publishers of Old Cars Report Price Guide and Old Cars WeeklyEvery mass-produced U.S. vehicle produced through 2010More than 280,000

The Complete Liber Primus
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781987441260, isbn: 1987441265,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews
This is the complete Liber Primus from the Cicada 3301 crypto puzzle. The additional pages from later stages are also included in chronological order. This book is primarily meant for decorative purposes due to the lack of embedded metadata..

HTML5 and CSS3, Illustrated Complete
By Cengage Learning
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mpn: Illustrated Complete, ean: 9781305394049, isbn: 1305394046,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
Master the latest HTML5 and CSS3 skills to create exceptional web design with this practical, user-friendly book from the popular Illustrated Series. HTML5 AND CSS3 ILLUSTRATED COMPLETE, 2E addresses basic to advanced concepts and skills for developing dynamic web pages and websites using the most current versions of HTML5 and CSS3. Learn to create websites that incorporate forms, videos, JavaScript, cutting-edge CSS3, and more. Updates throughout this new edition introduce key principles of

The Coin Collector's Survival Manual, Revised Seventh Edition
By House of Collectibles
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ean: 9780375723391, isbn: 0375723390,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Revised and Updated for the Gold Rush From one of the world’s most knowledgeable coin dealers–a former consultant to the Federal Trade Commission who is often quoted by the Wall Street Journal–comes a thorough update of the most-trusted consumer protection handbook to buying and selling rare and valuable coins. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and a full-color insert, The Coin Collector’s Survival Manual, Seventh Edition is indispensable for seasoned collectors and novices

Blue Book of Electric Guitars
By Hal Leonard
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mpn: 138728, ean: 9781936120567, isbn: 1936120569,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
(Guitar Book). Make every dollar count with the new 15th Edition Blue Book of Electric Guitars! This edition boasts 1,400 pages including a revised color Photo Grading System. It also has guitar reference information and values on over 1,250 guitar manufacturers/distributors including Fender, Gibson, Paul Reed Smith, Ibanez, Gretsch, Epiphone, Washburn, B.C. Rich, Jackson, and Guild as well as many independent luthiers and custom builders. You'll be sure to make every dollar count when buying

Pearl Buying Guide: How to Identify and Evaluate Pearls
By Intl Jewelry Pubns
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ean: 9780929975528, isbn: 9780929975528,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 127 reviews
This new 6th Edition of the Pearl Buying Guide has major updates on new types of pearls and jewelry styles, extended chapters on natural pearls and unique pearl jewelry with colored gems, and 186 new color photos of pearls and pearl jewelry. The total number of photos is 364 in addition to several charts and diagrams. Although technical data is included to aid gemologists in detecting treatments and distinguishing between natural and cultured pearls, the easy reading style and numerous photos

Official ANA Grading Standards for United States Coins (Official American Numismatic Association Grading Standards for United States Coins)
By Brand: Whitman Publishing
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9780794838249, isbn: 0794838243,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
This comprehensive grading guide, now in its seventh, spells out the official American Numismatic Association Grading Standards for each United States coinage series. Every coin minted since 1793, from half cents to gold double eagles to commemoratives is studied in 384 pages of easy-to-follow text and photographs. Every standard grade is illustrated and described in detail. Text descriptions of 30 levels and pinpoint grades from Poor to Mint State. High-resolution photographs illustrate

Gemstone Buying Guide, Third Edition (Newman Gem & Jewelry)
By International Jewelry Publications
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mpn: 9780929975511, ean: 9780929975511, isbn: 0929975510,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
This full-color guide to colored gems provides information on quality evaluation, price comparison, gem identification, cutting styles, treatments, fake stones, gem care and geographic sources. There are 323 new color photos and several new gem species and varieties in this updated edition. Written for consumers and professionals, the Gemstone Buying Guide is a practical, well-illustrated resource for buying, identifying and caring for colored gems.How this book differs from other full-color

The Bulfinch Anatomy of Antique Furniture: An Illustrated Guide to Identifying Period, Detail, and Design
By Brand: Bulfinch
SKU: #VI-0821223259
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sku: VI-0821223259, ean: 9780821223253, isbn: 0821223259,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Whether you are a seasoned antique hunter or a novice, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by the terminology of the salesroom or the dealer when considering a purchase or assessing a piece you already own. What is a splat? A stretcher? How can you distinguish solid walnut from good veneer? And how easy is it to date pieces accurately? The Bulfinch Anatomy of Antique Furniture is the ultimate guide, acting as a comprehensive visual glossary for the reader. More than 200 pieces are reproduced in

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