The Illustrated Dictionary of Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN10: 0821227467 ISBN13: 9780821227466 Publisher: Little Brown & Co Published: Oct 1 2001 Pages: 416 Weight: 3.80lbs. Height: 10.75" Width: 8.50" Depth: 1.50" Language: English
From bourdaloue to Zwischengoldglas, Alvar Aalto to Frank Lloyd Wright, the world of antiques is full of strange and difficult terms and unfamiliar names. Judith Miller helps you to cut through the jargon, date your items, and make sense of the sometimes bewildering language used by those in the know. This is the key reference book that will be the cornerstone of your entire antiques library. With over 3,000 entries and 1,500 specially commissioned photographs and drawings, it is an instant source of information on identification, dates, and values.