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    Experts' Library

    No doubt about it, our experts are extremely knowledgeable. But they also have a secret weapon — a backstage library of reference materials covering an abundance of topics from all areas of the antiques and collectibles world. In case you'd like to get your hands on some of these tools of the trade, we've created a full listing organized by category.

    The Dictionary of Sea Painters of Europe and America
    E. H. H. Archibald

    Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs Vol. 1
    E. Benezit

    Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs Vol. 2
    E. Benezit

    Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs Vol. 3
    E. Benezit

    Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs Vol. 4
    E. Benezit

    Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs Vol. 5
    E. Benezit

    Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs Vol. 6
    E. Benezit

    Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs Vol. 7
    E. Benezit

    Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs Vol. 8
    E. Benezit

    Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs Vol. 9
    E. Benezit

    Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs Vol. 10
    E. Benezit

    Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs Vol. 11
    E. Benezit

    Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs Vol. 12
    E. Benezit

    Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs Vol. 13
    E. Benezit

    Benezit, Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs Vol. 15
    E. Benezit

    Regional Arts of the Early South
    John Bivins

    American Artists: Signature & Monograms 1800-1989
    John Castagno

    Artists' Monograms & Incredible Signatures
    John Castagno

    Currier and Ives Prints
    Frederic Conningham

    The Signature File
    Gerard David

    Modernism: Modernist Design 1880-1940
    Alastair Duncan

    Who Was Who in American Art
    Peter Falk

    Miniatures Dictionary & Guide
    Daphnee Foskett

    Dictionary of Scrimshaw Artists
    Stuart Frank

    Davenport Art Reference & Price Guide
    Lawrence Gordon

    Marks & Monograms: The Decorative Arts 1880-1960
    Malcolm Haslam

    Index to Artistic Biography Vol.1: A-H
    Patricia Havlice

    Index to Artistic Biography Vol.2: I-Z
    Patricia Havlice

    Marine Art & Antiques: Jack Tar, A Sailor's Life
    J. Welles Henderson

    Art & Design in Europe & America: 1800-1900
    Duncan Hislop

    Currier's Price Guide to Currier & Ives Prints; 3rd Edition
    Robert Kipp

    Little by Little: Six Decades of Collecting American Decorative Arts
    Nina Fletcher Little

    Mayer A-F Volume I, 2000-2001
    Mayer

    Mayer G-M Volume II, 2000-2001
    Mayer

    Mayer N-Z Volume III, 2000-2001
    Mayer

    Dictionary of Scottish Art & Architecture
    Peter McEwan

    Dictionary of Russian & Soviet Artists
    John Milner

    The Illustrator in America
    Walt Reed

    Hidden Talents: A Dictionary of Neglected Artists Working 1880-1950
    Jeremy Wood

    Dictionary of British Art Vol.4: Victorian Painters I: The Text
    Christopher Wood

    ART DECO

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    Art Deco & Other Figures
    Bryan Catley

    Miller's Art Nouveau Antique Checklist
    Eric Knowles

    Miller's Art Deco Antique Checklist
    Judith & Martin Miller

    Miller's Art Nouveau & Art Deco Buyers Guide
    Judith & Martin Miller

    CERAMICS

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    Moorcroft
    Peter Atterbury

    Miller's Twentieth-Century Ceramics
    Paul Atterbury

    Battie's Guide to Understanding 19th & 20th Century British Porcelain
    David Battie

    Collector's Encyclopedia of California Pottery, 2nd Edition
    Jack Chipman

    Spode & Copeland Marks
    Robert Copeland

    Majolica Figures
    Helen Cunningham

    The Handbook of Marks on Chinese Ceramics
    Gerald Davison

    Red Wing Art Pottery
    B.L. & R.L. Dollen

    Susie Cooper Productions
    Anne Eatwell

    From Our Native Clay
    Martin Eidelberg

    19th Century Lustreware
    Michael Gibson

    Encyclopaedia of British Pottery & Porcelain Marks
    Geoffrey Godden

    18th Century English Transfer-Printed Porcelain & Enamels
    Joseph Handley

    The Fulper Book
    John Hibel

    Denby Pottery 1809-1997
    Irene & Gordon Hopwood

    Porcelain From the Sevres Museum
    Lund Humphries

    Royal Doulton Series Ware Vol. 1
    Louise Irvine

    Royal Doulton Series Ware Vol. 2
    Louise Irvine

    Royal Doulton Series Ware Vol. 3
    Louise Irvine

    Royal Doulton Series Ware Vol. 4
    Louise Irvine

    American Art Tile: 1876-1941
    Norman Karlson

    Kovels' Dictionary of Marks: Pottery & Porcelain: 1650-1850
    Ralph & Terry Kovel

    Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks Pottery & Porcelain 1850-Present
    Ralph & Terry Kovel

    Kovels' American Art Pottery
    Ralph & Terry Kovel

    Miller's Pottery & Porcelain Marks
    Gordon Lang

    Miller's Pottery Antiques Checklist
    Gordon Lang

    Miller's Porcelain Antique Checklist
    Judith & Martin Miller

    Minton's Tiles: Selected Patterns of Enamelled Tiles
    Mintons China Works Ltd.

    The Ceramics of William H. Grueby
    Susan Montgomery

    Scandinavia Ceramics & Glass in the Twentieth Century
    Jennifer Opie

    A-Z of Staffordshire Dogs: A Potted History
    Clive Pope

    Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era
    Gordon Pugh

    American Art Pottery
    David Rago

    Wedgwood: The New Illustrated Dictionary
    Robin Reilly

    The Book of Meissen
    Robert E. Rontgen

    Marks on German, Bohemian and Austrian Porcelain 1710-Present
    Robert Röntgen

    Fascinating Flow Blue With Values
    Jeffrey B. Snyder

    Miller's Ceramics Buyer's Guide
    Christopher Spencer

    Golden Years of Fabergé

    CLOCKS

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    Antiques Roadshow Clocks & Watches
    Simon Bull

    Watch & Clock Encyclopedia
    Donald de Carle

    American Clocks: A Guide to Identification and Prices
    Tran Duy Ly

    American Clocks: Vol. 2
    Tran Duy Ly

    Scientific Instruments: 1600-1900
    Gerard L'E. Turner

    Miller's Clocks Antiques
    John Mighell

    Pocket Watches: 19th & 20th Century
    Alan Shenton

    Collectable Clocks: 1840-1940 Reference & Price Guide
    Alan & Rita Shenton

    Western Astrolabes
    Roderick & Marjorie Webster

    COLLECTIBLES

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    Nautical Antiques & Collectibles
    Jon Baddeley

    Barometer Makers and Retailers 1660-1900
    Edwin Banfield

    "A Century of Toys" Sale
    Bill Bertoia Auctions

    Bill Bertoia Auctions: Stanley P. Sax Collection
    Bill Bertoia Auctions

    Fly-Fishing Tackle
    A.J. Campbell

    Cane Curiosa
    Catherine Dike

    Canes in the United States
    Catherine Dike

    Future Toys
    Antoni Emchowicz

    Miller's Golf Memorabilia
    Sarah Fabian-Baddiel

    Antique Golf Collectibles
    Chuck Furjanic

    Corkscrews of the 18th Century
    Bertrand Giulian

    British Planemakers From 1700
    W.L. Goodman

    Firefighting Collectibles: 1996 Prices
    Andrew Gorka

    Vintage Luggage
    Helenka Gulshan

    Hake's Price Guide to Character Toys
    Ted Hake

    Toy Premiums
    Theodore L. Hakes

    British Commemoratives Royalty, Politics, War & Sport
    Lincoln Hallinan

    Marklin 1895-1914
    Giles Herve

    Schroeder's Collectible Toys Antique to Modern Price Guide, 3rd Edition
    Sharon & Bob Huxford

    The Great Book of Hollow-Cast Figures
    Norman Joplin

    Compo Dolls: 1928-1955
    Polly & Pam Judd

    Christmas: Antiques, Decorations and Traditions
    Constance King

    Fountain Pens Vintage & Modern
    Andreas Lambrou

    Ship Models
    Brain Lavery

    Treen for the Table: Wooden Objects Related to Eating and Drinking
    Jonathan Levi

    Old Fishing Lures & Tackle
    Carl F. Luckey

    Miller's Toys & Games Antique Checklist
    Hugo Marsh

    Golf Implements and Memorabilia
    Kevin Mcgimpsey

    Miller's Antique Checklist Dolls & Teddy Bears
    J. & M. Miller

    Opie's Pocket Price Guide to Britains Hollowcast Toy Soldiers
    New Cavendish Books

    The Great Book of Britains
    James Opie

    Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide 27th Edition
    Robert Overstreet

    Firehouse Memorabilia
    James Piatti

    A Guide to American Wooden Planes & Their Makers
    Emil & Marty Pollack

    Pressland's Great Book of Tin Toys
    David Pressland

    The Hornby Companion Series: Dinky Toys and Modelled Miniatures
    Mike & Sue Richardson

    Diecast Toy Aircraft
    Sue Richardson

    Dinky Toys and Modelled Miniatures
    Mike & Sue Richardson

    Paper Soldiers
    Edward Ryan

    Cigarette Lighters
    Stuart Schneider

    Patsy Doll Family Encyclopedia, Vol. 1
    Patricia N. Schoonmaker

    The Great Book of Corgi
    Marcel Van Cleemput

    The Great Book of Corgi 1956-1983 Pocket Book
    Marcel R. Van Cleemput

    Miller's Chinese & Japanese Antiques
    Peter Wain

    Antique & Collectable Stanley Tools
    John Walter

    Fishing Tackle: Antiques & Collectibles (Vol. I-III)
    Karl T. White

    FURNITURE

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    British Antique Furniture: Price Guide & Reasons for Values
    John Andrews

    Victorian & Edwardian Furniture Price Guide
    John Andrews

    Pictorial Dictionary of British: 18th Century Furniture Design
    Antique Collector's Club

    Pictorial Dictionary of British: 19th Century Furniture Design
    Antique Collector's Club

    Folk Art
    Mitchell Beazley

    American Furniture: 1999
    Luke Beckerdite

    American Furniture: 1997
    Luke Beckerdite

    American Furniture
    Luke Beckerdite

    The Shaker Legacy: Perspectives on an Enduring Furniture Style
    Christian Becksvoort

    The Cabinetmakers of America
    Ethel Bjerkoe

    Antiques Roadshow Small & Decorative Furniture
    John Bly

    Regency Furniture
    Frances Collard

    American Furniture
    Helen Comstock

    The Chair: Rethinking Culture, Body & Design
    Galen Cranz

    Miller's Furniture Antiques Checklist
    Richard Davidson

    Paris Salons 1895-1914 Vol. III: Furniture
    Allastair Duncan

    American Windsor Furniture: Specialized Forms
    Nancy Goyne Evans

    American Windsor Chairs
    Nancy Goyne Evans

    The Pennsylvania Berman Collection
    Beatrice B. Garvan

    Herter Brothers: Furniture and Interiors for a Guilded Age
    Katherine S. Howe

    Southern Furniture 1680-1830
    Ronald L. Hurst

    Worldly Goods: The Arts of Early Pennsylvania
    Jack L. Lindsey

    Miller's Pine & Country Furniture Buyers Guide
    Judith & Martin Miller

    History of Furniture
    John Morley

    American Folk Marquetry: Masterpieces in Wood
    Richard Muhlberger

    19th Century European Furniture
    Christopher Payne

    Fifties Furniture With Values
    Leslie Pina

    Classic Herman Miller
    Leslie Pina

    French Furniture Makers
    Alexandre Pradere

    New England Furniture at Winterthur
    Nancy & Nancy Goyne Richards & Evans

    Mission Furniture
    Paul Royka

    A Complex Fate: Gustav Stickley and the Craftsman Movement
    Barry Sanders

    American Painted Furniture
    Cynthia V. A. Schaffner

    Mallet Millennium
    Lanto Synge

    Period Rooms in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    GENERAL

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    Miller's Victoriana Antiques Checklist
    Eric Knowles

    Miller's Collectibles Price Guide 2000-20001
    Madeleine Marsh

    Miller's Antiques Fact File
    Judith & Martin Miller

    Miller's Dictionary of Antiques
    Judith & Martin Miller

    Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia
    Judith Miller

    Dictionary of Art — A to Anckerman
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Ancona to Azzolino
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — B to Biard
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Biardeau to Brüggemann
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Brugghen to Casson
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Cassone to China
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — China to Cossa
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Cossiers to Diotti
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Diploma Work to Egypt Ancient
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Egypt Ancient (cont.) to Ferrant
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Ferrara to Gainsborough
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Gairard to Goodhue
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Goodnough to Habsburg
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Habsburg (cont.) to Hungary
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Hungary (cont.) to Iran Ancient
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Iraq to Janousek
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Jansen to Ketel
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Kettle to Leathart
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Leather to Macho
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Mächtig to Medal
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Medallion to Montalbani
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Montald to Neifforge
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Neuhuys to Pandit Seu
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Pandolfini to Pitti
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Pittoni to Raphael
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Raphon to Rome
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Rome Ancient to Savot
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Savoy to Soderini
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Södermark to Summerson
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Summonte to Tinne
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Tinoco to Varna
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Varnish to Wavere
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Wax to Zyvele / Appendices
    Jane Turner

    Dictionary of Art — Index
    Jane Turner

    Artifact: User's Guide For Personal Library Software

    GLASS

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    The Art of Glass
    Victor Arwas

    English Cameo Glass
    Ray & Lee Crover

    Venini Glass
    Franco Deboni

    Orrefors Glass
    Allastair Duncan

    British Glass 1800-1914
    Charles Hajdamach

    Glasmarken Lexikon
    Carolus Hartmann

    20th Century Murano Glass
    Marc Heiremans

    Dino Martens
    Marc Heiremans

    Glass
    Reino Liefkes

    Miller's Art Glass
    Luise Luther

    Glass for the Table
    Puccio Migliaccio

    Glass in Early America
    Arlene Palmer

    The American Cut Glass industry
    Jane Shadel Spillman

    Antique Glass Bottles
    Lilly Van Den Bossche

    Miller's Glass Antique Checklist
    Mark West

    INSTRUMENTS

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    Universal Dictionary of Violin Bow Makers
    William Henley

    The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments Vol. 1 (A-F)
    Stanley Sadie

    The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments Vol. 2 (G-O)
    Stanley Sadie

    The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments Vol. 3 (P-Z)
    Stanley Sadie

    The New Langwill Index: A Dictionary of Musical Wind-Instrument Makers
    William Waterhouse

    Violin Makers of the United States
    Thomas J. Wenberg

    JEWELRY

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    Hairwork Jewelry
    Jeanenne Bell

    Old Jewelry 1840-1950 4th Edition
    Jeanenne Bell

    Jewellery: The International Era 1789-1910 Vol. I 1789-1861
    Shirley Bury

    Jewellery: The International Era 1789-1910 Vol. II 1862-1910
    Shirley Bury

    The Jewels of Miriam Haskell
    Deanna Cera

    Amazing Gems
    Deanna Farneti Cera

    Directory of Gold & Silversmiths Jewellers & Allied Traders 1838-1914 Vol. 1
    John Culme

    Directory of Gold & Silversmiths Jewellers & Allied Traders 1838-1914 Vol. 2
    John Culme

    Paris Salons 1895-1914 Jewelry I: The Designers A-K
    Allstair Duncan

    Paris Salons 1895-1914 Jewelry II: The Designers L-Z
    Allstair Duncan

    Jewelry in America 1600-1900
    Martha Fales

    Art Nouveau Jewellery
    Fritz Falk

    American Jewelry Manufacturers
    Dorothy Rainwater

    Warman's Jewelry, 2nd Edition
    Christie Romero

    Jewellery in Britain 1066-1837
    Diana Scarisbrick

    METALWORK

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    Art Nouveau Domestic Metalwork
    Antique Collectors Club

    The Paris Salons 1895-1914 Volume V: Objects of Art & Metalware
    Alastair Duncan

    Metalwork in Early America
    Donald Fennimore

    Domestic Metalwork 1640-1820
    Rupert Gentle

    Bronzes of the 19th Century Dictionary of Sculptures
    Pierre Kjellberg

    Dictionary of Sculptors in Bronze
    James MacKay

    Eight Centuries of European Knives, Forks & Spoons
    Klaus Marquardt

    Antiques From the Garden
    Alastair Morris

    SILVER

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    Collecting Silver: The Facts at Your Fingertips
    Jill Bace

    Miller's Silver & Sheffeild Plate Marks
    John Bly

    The Standard Encyclopedia of American Silverplate
    Francis M. Bones

    All About Antique Silver with International Hallmarks
    Diana Sanders Cinamon

    Georg Jensen: A Tradition of Splendid Silver
    Janet Drucker

    London Goldsmiths 1697-1837 Their Marks & Lives
    Arthur Grimwade

    Silverplated Flatware
    Tere Hagan

    The Huguenot Legacy, English Silver 1680-1760
    Christopher Hartop

    Understanding Antique Silver Plate
    Stephen Helliwell

    Tiffany Silver Flatware
    William P. Hood Jr.

    Kovels' American Silver Marks
    Ralph & Terry Kovel

    Mexican Silver 20th Century Handwrought Jewelry & Metalwork
    Penny Morrill

    Jackson's Silver & Gold Marks of England, Scotland & Ireland
    Ian Pickford

    Paktong
    Keith Pinn

    American Silverplate
    Dorothy & Ivan Rainwater

    Encyclopedia of American Silver Manufactures
    Dorothy Rainwater

    International Hallmarks on Silver Collected
    Tardy

    Price Guide to Antique Silver
    Peter Waldron

    Miller's Silver & Plate Antique Checklist
    John Wilson

    The Book of Old Silver
    Seymour Wyler

    TEXTILES

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    Oriental Rugs Vol. 2: Persian
    Erich Aschenbrenner

    Oriental Rugs Vol. 1: Caucasian
    Ian Bennett

    Anatolian Kilims
    Cathryn Cootner

    Oriental Rugs Vol. 5: Turkoman
    Uwe Jourdan

    Rugs & Carpets: Techniques, Traditions & Designs
    Andrew Middleton

    Tribal Rugs
    James Opie

    Between the Black Desert and the Red
    Robert Pinner

    Carpets and Rugs of Europe and America
    Sarah B. Sherrill

    Caucasian Carpets and Covers
    Richard Wright

    Oriental Rugs Vol. 4: Turkish
    Kurt Zipper





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