Warman s Vintage Quilts

Warman s Vintage Quilts
Author: Maggi Mccormick Gordon
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2008-12-03
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN: 9781440221330

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Immerse yourself in the rich history, inspiring tales and fascinating colors and designs of vintage American quilts explained and explored in Warman's Vintage Quilts. The 350 fresh, evocative, never-before-seen colors photos of the 300+ vintage quilts, created between the 1880s and 1940, featured in this book encompass styles including chintz and reverse applique, elaborate trapunto, Irish chains, patriotic pictorials, Pennsylvania Minnonite quilts with calico backs, among others.

Warman s Modernism Furniture and Acessories

Warman s Modernism Furniture and Acessories
Author: Noah Fleisher
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2009-07-08
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN: 9781440219351

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The cool designs, sleek lines and fashion-forward forms of the open and optimistic feel of the modernism furniture and design is as reflective of attitude as it is ingenuity. The enthusiasm and boundless hope of post-War 1950s America, not unlike our country’s current eagerness for a shot of optimism, is represented in the pages of this beautifully illustrated, inspiring, and informative book. Warman’s Modernism Furniture & Accessories features the furniture and designs that emerged during the prime of the movement, between 1945 and 1985. The collection of 1,000 rich and robust color photos, real-world auction prices and extensive descriptions make this a fundamental reference for anyone with an interest in modernism furniture.

U S Coins Currency Warman s Companion

U S  Coins   Currency  Warman s Companion
Author: Allen G. Berman
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2009-07-08
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN: 9781440219306

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This new edition of this coins and currency guide serves both experienced and entry-level collectors in your search for updated values and answers about U.S. coins and paper money. Written in a comfortable instructional tone, this book walks you through the evolution of U.S. money, spotting mint marks, and grading and handling coins; en-route to identifying and pricing all types of coins including State Quarters, new Nickels, gold coins, and paper money including treasury notes, silver certificates and demand notes, among others.

American Folk Art Quilts

American Folk Art Quilts
Author: Maggi McCormick Gordon
Publsiher: Trafalgar Square Publishing
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2010-03-09
Genre: Appliqué
ISBN: 1570764514

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"Over 30 designs to create your own classic quilt"--Cover of [2010] printing.

Warman s Depression Glass

Warman s Depression Glass
Author: Ellen Schroy
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 706
Release: 2009-09-01
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN: 9781440219337

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Once an inexpensive gift often given away, Depression glass is one of today's most sought after collectible. This essential guide gives collectors current market values for more than 10,000 items that often carry sentimental, as well as financial value. This comprehensive guide delivers double the photos as previous editions, as the most specific identification process of any guide on the market today. In this book, expert and beginning glass collectors will find: • 1,000 detailed color photos and lien drawings of 170 patterns help with identification and pattern recognition • Background information to help collectors to savvy sellers and buyers in the more than 7,000 daily eBay auctions devoted to Depression glass • A library showcasing the evolution of plate shapes over the years

McCoy Pottery Warman s Companion

McCoy Pottery  Warman s Companion
Author: Mark F. Moran
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2009-04-02
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN: 9781440219290

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This edition of McCoy contains essential identifying details and descriptions for everything from McCoy-made cookie jars and crocks to planters, vases and flower pots. The compact size provides access to facts and photos for inspection during auctions, shows, estate sales, flea markets, without being too cumbersome to tote. Inside the pages of this go-to-guide is an impressive collection of vibrant color photos, updated prices, makers marks, company history, and market trends.

World Coins Currency Warman s Companion

World Coins   Currency  Warman s Companion
Author: Arlyn Sieber
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2009-04-14
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN: 9781440219313

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Access to coins and paper from around the world is at an all-time high, while prices continue to sit at higher than historical levels. With these factors working in tandem, capitalizing on opportunities, calls for insight on up-to-date information from a reliable source. With a blend of condition and grading details, updated values and full-color photos of Canadian, European, South African, African and Asians coins and paper money, this book is the perfect resource whether you're new to collecting or a seasoned collector looking for solid facts in a compact package.

Warman s Buttons Field Guide

Warman s Buttons Field Guide
Author: Jill Gorski
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2009-02-04
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
ISBN: 9781440219269

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For years, buttons have been more than a device that holds it all together. A popular category of collectible buttons are a staple (40,000 plus auctions) on eBay, and a topic discussed by sewing enthusiasts and crafters around the world. This new book bears all the color and attitudes of a favorite vintage button, with all the historical facts and realized pricing suitable for fans of the one thing that truly makes fashion functional.