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The Complete Guide to Furniture Styles
By Waveland Pr Inc
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ean: 9780881339390, isbn: 0881339393,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
Instilling a cultivated taste for all authentically creative furniture! From ancient Greece and Rome, through medieval times, and up to the present day, domestic furniture has been an integral part of civilization, and its study reveals much about our history and culture. This classic guide to furniture styles discusses the development of domestic furniture in Europe, America, and China, detailing the great periods of French and English furniture from the Renaissance through the Empire and

The Furniture Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Identify, Restore & Care for Furniture
By Workman Publishing
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mpn: over 500 colour photographs & illustrati, ean: 9781579655358, isbn: 1579655351,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
Christophe Pourny learned the art of furniture restoration in his father’s atelier in the South of France. In this, his first book, he teaches readers everything they need to know about the provenance and history of furniture, as well as how to restore, update, and care for their furniture―from antiques to midcentury pieces, family heirlooms or funky flea-market finds. The heart of the book is an overview of Pourny’s favorite techniques―ceruse, vernis anglais,and water gilding, among

100 Midcentury Chairs: And Their Stories
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ean: 9781423646723, isbn: 142364672X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
Pull up a chair (or 100) for this midcentury design showcase. Here is a stylish guide to the top 100 most interesting, most controversial, or simply most beautiful chairs designed between 1930 and 1970. Get to know the designers of the Modern era, including the Eames, Jacobsen, Nakashima, Noguchi, Wegner, and many more, through their creative and unique chair designs. With notes on materials, manufacturers, and construction, entertaining quotes by designers and fans about each chair, a brief

The Camp Dutch Oven Cookbook: Easy 5-Ingredient Recipes to Eat Well in the Great Outdoors
By Rockridge Press
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ean: 9781623158842, isbn: 1623158842,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
With 86 easy, 5-ingredient Dutch oven recipes, this compact Dutch oven cookbook can go anywhere you can.For outdoor enthusiasts, there are few pastimes more enjoyable than camping. And as any camping buff will tell you, the less you have to bring along, the better. When it comes to meal planning, the question becomes: how do you make delicious, nourishing meals when camping? The answer is simple―the Dutch oven.As a lifelong camper and author of the bestselling Campfire Cuisine, Robin Donovan

How to Construct Rietveld Furniture (Dutch Edition)
By Thoth
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ean: 9789068682809, isbn: 9068682806,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
This volume documents the best-known and most typical furniture designs by Gerrit Rietveld down to the smallest detail. The book contains working plans, measurements, detail drawings, lists of materials and instructions for the assembly of each piece, as well as historical information about each one. This volume is considerably expanded from the 1986 version..

Studies in Early Egyptian Glass
By Metropolitan Museum of Art
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ean: 9780300200195, isbn: 0300200196,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
These studies were undertaken to form a historical and technological context for the large amount of vitreous material, most of which is now in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, believed to come from the tomb of three foreign wives of Tuthmosis III (ca. 1479–1425 B.C.). The tomb yielded a glass vessel and a large number of beads and inlays, as well as two more unusual vitreous vessels; and, as the reign of Tuthmosis III is commonly understood as the beginning of intentional glassmaking in

May I Come In?: Discovering the World in Other People's Houses
By Harry N. Abrams
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mpn: 31599099, ean: 9781419732461, isbn: 1419732463,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
Wendy Goodman has discovered and published stories on an astonishing array of private houses, notable for their character, personality, and flair, in her 30 years of design hunting. In May I Come In? she visits more than 75 that capture and express their owners’ spirit and passions. In this pantheon, imagination and originality hold sway: Artists and eccentrics are the equals of aristocrats and the mandarins of design, and every room has a story to tell. May I Come In? is profusely

The Encyclopedia of Furniture: Third Edition - Completely Revised
By Potter Style
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ean: 9780517037355, isbn: 0517037351,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
A completely revised edition, covering every period and development to the present, the designers and makers, the woods and other materials, the architecture and decoration. 2,000 photographs. Glossary. Bibliography.

The Book of Griswold and Wagner: Favorite Wapak, Sidney Hollow Ware
By Brand: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
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mpn: 9780764337291, ean: 9780764337291, isbn: 0764337297,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
The Book of Griswold & Wagner, referred to as the blue book by collectors is the most complete, accurate, and widely used reference and is coveted by collectors. It is now back in its 4th edition with even more pictures, updated values for cast iron cookware and kitchen collecting enthusiasts, and expanded charts. This definitive, encyclopedic guide details durable cast-iron antiques, including cornstick pans, griddles, Dutch ovens, gem pans, coffee grinders and roasters, trivets, molds,

Glass: A Short History
By Brand: Smithsonian Books
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ean: 9781588343246, isbn: 1588343243,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Illustrated with 120 superb pieces, Glass: A Short History brings to life a centuries-old craft that has served many purposes, styles, and cultures. Until the first century BC, glass was made only in Western Asia, Egypt, and the Mediterranean regions; its manufacture then spread to China and other areas. The peoples of the Roman Empire included the most versatile glassmakers in the ancient world, leading to both widely available low-cost  glassware and stunning  luxury glass. During  the

Tiffany's Glass Mosaics
By Canadian Museum of History
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ean: 9780872902145, isbn: 0872902145,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
Louis C. Tiffany was one of America's most acclaimed artists and businessmen working in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He directed an artistic empire in the design and creation of leaded-glass windows, lamps, blown glass vessels, objects of luxury, and mosaics―one of his most innovative expressions in the medium of glass.Tiffany's Glass Mosaics features essays from noted scholars and curators who, for the first time, investigate the breadth of mosaic production at the

Pyrex Passion (2nd ed.): The Comprehensive Guide to Decorated Vintage Pyrex
By Alvaro Publishing
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ean: 9780985451134, isbn: 0985451130,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Discover the Beauty of Vintage Opal Pyrex in the all-new 2nd edition of Pyrex Passion! All-new photos, updated info, new cradle reference, and over 30 additional pages! Pyrex collectors are always looking for the most accurate and comprehensive information about opal Pyrex produced from the 1940s through 1980s. The 2nd edition of Pyrex Passion won't disappoint! In addition to new photos, advertisements, and catalog images, this edition includes dates of production for patterns as well as

Miller's Collectibles Handbook & Price Guide 2019/2020 (Miller's Collectibles Price Guide)
By Mitchell Beazley
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ean: 9781784724207, isbn: 1784724203,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
Miller's Collectibles Handbook & Price Guide 2019-2020 is the up-to-date guide to the collectibles market no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without. Featuring more than 4,000 objects in full color, each with a detailed description and current price range, the book also offers what those in the know look for - how to spot that rare example that may be worth twenty times more than another piece. Meanwhile, in-depth Closer Look features explain what to look for when appraising

The Collectible Teapot & Tea Wall Calendar 2019
By BJdesign
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mpn: 9781523503155, ean: 9781523503155, isbn: 1523503157,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Celebrate a cherished tradition with a collection of the very best photography from the TEAPOT archives. A Royal Worchester tea set accompanied by a plate of heart-shaped petit fours signals love is in the air. Charming Bizarre ware from Clarice Cliff evokes the free-spirited tea dances of the 1920s. The bright, naturalistic florals on a Chintz pot captures the cheerful clutter of an English country garden. And what better pot to serve out a morning “cuppa” than the charming novelty 1980s

Signs of Our Past: Porcelain Enamel Advertising in America
By Schiffer Pub Ltd
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ean: 9780764330421, isbn: 076433042X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
The beauty and diverse graphics found on porcelain enamel advertising has garnered interest from collectors worldwide. Here are some of the finest examples of advertising signs for petroleum, automobiles, gasoline, beer, paints and varnishes, telephone, tobacco, soda pop and more. Over 700 porcelain signs are included in this full color, informative book. Price guide included..

Chinese Art: A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery
By Brand: Tuttle Publishing
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ean: 9780804843164, isbn: 0804843163,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
With over 630 striking color photos and illustrations, this Chinese art guide focuses on the rich tapestry of symbolism which makes up the basis of traditional Chinese art. Chinese Art: A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery includes detailed commentary and historical background information for the images that continuously reappear in the arts of China, including specific plants and animals, divine beings, mortals and inanimate objects. The book thoroughly illuminates the origins, common usages

Furniture: A Concise History (World of Art)
By Thames & Hudson
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mpn: 190 illustrations, 20 in colour, ean: 9780500201725, isbn: 0500201722,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
''Rich in information … sharp in perception.''―The Times Educational Supplement In this illuminating history, text and illustrations combine to offer a view of furniture not as a succession of collectors’ pieces, but as a statement about the society that created it. Edward Lucie-Smith offers insights into almost every period, from the prehistoric to the postmodern―from Neolithic tables to 1960s conversation pits, and from the ceremonial chairs of Egypt in the thirteenth century BC to

American Sterling Silver Flatware 1830's - 1990's: A Collector's Identification and Value Guide
By Brand: Krause Publications
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ean: 9780896890954, isbn: 0896890953,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
Crafts an excellent overview of prominent silversmiths, manufacturers and patterns. Concise historical information pulls values into focus for collectors and keepers of family treasures. Maryanne Dolan provides more than 1,000 photos.Used Book in Good Condition.

Anchor Hocking's Fire-King & More: Identification & Value Guide including Early American Prescut and Wexford
By Collector Books
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ean: 9781574320442, isbn: 1574320440,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
Fire King includes not only dinnerware but reamers, measuring cups, mixing bowls, mugs, and more. Gene Florence has compiled a second edition of his bestselling book on Fire King. Loaded with hundreds of new full color photos, vintage catalog pages, company materials, extensive facts, information, and values, this book has everything collectors expect from Gene Florence, America's leading glassware authority.2002 values. AUTHORBIO: A collector since childhood, Gene Florence's hobby of buying

Fox-Nahem: The Design Vision of Joe Nahem
By Harry N. Abrams
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ean: 9781419726538, isbn: 1419726536,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
Over 30 years, Joe Nahem of Fox-Nahem has built a reputation for creating classic, contemporary, bespoke, and highly creative interior designs. The first book on his career, Fox-Nahem presents his most luxurious, exuberant, and refined interiors that showcase his own personal vision of modernism. Featuring 15 projects, the accompanying essays detail Nahem’s design process, specifically his ability to function as much as a curator as designer, bringing together strong objects of quality and

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