THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANTIQUES: Compiled by the Connoisseur: a Complete and Concise Illustrated Reference Guide for Antique Collectors

By: Ramsey, L. G. G.

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FIRST EDITION, FIFTH PRINTING (stated). Hardcover with Mylar protected, price-clipped dust jacket. 1472 pp. Publisher's full gray cloth, brown lettering and borders on spine. Illustrated with over 500 handsome monochrome plates. Includes Bibliography, List of Museums and Galleries and detailed Index. A large, heavy volume. To meet the needs of the ever-growing body of antique collectors, the well-known British magazine, The Connoisseur, has lent its unrivaled knowledge and experience to make this the most comprehensive and authoritative single-volume work on the market. It is an important and fascinating sourcebook for everyone interested in antiques. This unique and beautifully produced volume is an exceptionally thorough and detailed work of reference. Topics covered include Arms and Armour; Barometers, Clocks and Watches; Books and Bookbindings; Carpets and Rugs; Coins and Medals; Furniture; Glass; Jewellery; Metalwork; Mirrors; Needlework and Embroidery; Painting; Pottery and Porcelain; Prints and Drawings; Scientific Instruments; Sculpture and Carving; and Silver. . This is a little used copy in excellent, unmarked condition throughout. The dust jacket, now in Mylar, is slightly chipped. FINE/VERY GOOD. . B&W Photographs. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Title: THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ANTIQUES: Compiled by the Connoisseur: a Complete and Concise Illustrated Reference Guide for Antique Collectors

Author Name: Ramsey, L. G. G.

Categories: Reference, Art, Antiques & Photography, Illustrated Books, Antiques,

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Publisher: NY, Hawthorn Books, Inc.: 1968

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 3004

Keywords: Antiques Collecting Reference