Collins Gem Antique Furniture is a guide to take with you to auctions or car boot sales for it provides a visual guide to identifying the age and style of furniture, combined with advice on caring, buying, and selling antique furniture. This new Gem is produced in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback and the flexibility of a paperback. The stylish new cover design, this new Gem Antique Furniture will provide an essential friendly introduction to Antiques. After an introductory section on periods and styles of furniture, and how to look after antique furniture this Gem looks at the main furniture types -- chairs, tables, cupboards and so on -- showing the detailed changes in style that happens over the years -- for example, much can be learnt from understanding the changing shape of chair legs to help you date a chair. * An introduction to identifying antique furniture through understanding the key features of pieces of furniture * Guidance on the care and repair of furniture and advice on buying and selling * Lavishly illustrated with photographs to help identification
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Book Description Collins, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Very Good. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. Though second-hand, the book is still in very good shape. Minimal signs of usage may include very minor creasing on the cover or on the spine. Bookseller Inventory # CHL2014735
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