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Antiquing for Dummies
by Ron Zoglin

Do you love to poke around at garage sales and antique shops, but can't tell the difference between Colonial and Victorian? Do you dream of owning an old Oriental rug or a Meissen figurine, but worry that the dealer might gouge you on the price? Ron Zoglin demystifies the terminology of the antique world and shows you how to find, bargain for, buy, and decorate with antiques.More Books

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Painted rocker and quilt.

Antiques Along the Highway New!

Building a Future With Pieces From the Past

Giving Antiques and Collectibles as Gifts

The Pottery of Dave the Potter 

You, Too, Can Determine If What You Own Has Value

Weaving Their Way Into History

 

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CARING FOR YOUR COLLECTIONS
An occasional feature about caring for your antiques and collectibles.

ANTIQUES TO VIEW
A new feature showcasing outstanding museums where you can see unusual antiques.

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How to Recognize and Refinish Antiques for Pleasure and Profit

Book: How to Recognizing and Refinishing Antiques for Pleasure and Profit
Have you ever bought an antique or collectible that was less than perfect and needed some TLC? Bob's new book offers tips and step-by- step instructions for simple maintenance and restoration of common antiques.

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