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Antique Lamp Buyer's Guide: Identifying Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Lighting by: Nadja Maril
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Antique Lamp Buyer's Guide: Identifying Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Lighting, Revised and Expanded 3rd Edition by: Nadja Maril
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Author: Nadja Maril
Binding: Soft Cover
Copyright: 2012
Pages: 144
Size: 8.5 x 11 in.

Product Code: SO-SCH-2012-9780764340222-WH3

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Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry.

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Collector Bookstore Quick Notes:

Finally! A new price and identification guide on antique lamps! This is one the better reference titles I've seen for collectors, as well as those who buy and sell. It does a nice job of covering kerosene era lamps as well as providing some much needed background and identification of art glass lamps from the early 1900s, including some of the lesser known makers, such as Handel, Jefferson and Moe Bridges. Another highlight is the time spent by the authors on identifying glass shades; specifically, which fixtures they belong to, such as gas, electric, and kerosene. The authors also show collectors how to identify original manufacturer's shades and more recent replacement reproductions. Numerous original manufacturer catalog pages are also included. I do think this title is likely to be a "must have" for anyone who has a serious interest in antique lamps, as well as their component parts.

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Do you own an old lamp? Would you like to learn its approximate age, value, and history? Antique Lamp Buyer's Guide is the reference book used by professionals and collectors alike. Dealers and appraisers often carry this paperback with them to quickly identify antique and collectible late 19th century and early 20th century lighting. Now in its third edition, with updated prices and additional photography, this book is a must-have for any antique or decorative arts reference library. Beautiful photographs plus catalogue illustrations in an easy-to-read format, make research a pleasure.

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