Hints on Household Taste
by Charles Eastlake
authority on what was proper, beautiful, efficient in all aspects of
mid-19th-century interior design. Originally published in 1868. Over
by Wallace Nutting
Nutting tells you where and what to collect, analyzes the special
problems of the small collector, and lists twenty-one precautions
for the beginner.
The Fine Art of Collecting and Displaying Petroliana
by Daniel K.
book gives novice collectors an idea of what’s out there, how to
identify items, and how much they’re worth. Advanced collectors
will also find it helpful and will be able to get a better idea
of how to rate the items in their collections, as well as the
affect condition has on value.
A Legacy of Tramp Art
Clifford A. Wallach
book presents over 600 historical images and introduces newly
discovered artists of tramp art. Made from society’s discards,
primarily wooden cigar boxes and wooden crates, tramp art is the
story of the common man, unschooled in the arts, taking a simple
tool to carve a legacy from the heart for all to enjoy and