Serving the antiques and collectibles market since 1948
As the longest running price guide in the antiques marketplace, Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles is synonymous with quality, expertise and superb imagery. It is this high regard for detail that you can trust to be present in the 2015 edition as well.
Whether your passion is ceramics, vintage advertising, American Brilliant Cut glass, coin-operated devices, or folk art, you’ll find descriptions, vetted values, and auction-quality photographs for items in these categories, and many others. At 800 pages, this book covers a lot of “ground” in today’s antiques and collectibles world.
However, Warman’s is more than a price guide. It is an intuitive and entertaining glimpse into today’s marketplace, serving as tour guide through it all. As editor Noah Fleisher shares in his introduction: “Eras shift, generations age in and out of collecting; tastes change and the values of so many things rise and fall with little logic; what is deemed important now was unthinkable a decade ago.” It’s for this reason that Warman’s begins each category with market insight and historic information, written by noted antiques experts.
It’s in these astute introductions that you’ll learn that:
- American wildlife art is experiencing a surge in popularity as both a form of antique and postmodern art.
- Although highly sought-after mechanical banks from the late 19th and early 20th century are commanding four and five figures at auction, the marketplace offers affordable character banks and premium banks for anyone looking to start a collection.
- The market for collectible books is ripe with opportunity for collectors, especially in regard to unique books – those with special inscriptions, association copies, fine bindings and the like.
With new listings and features, this new edition of Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles is a winning addition to any reference library, and an entertaining read, too.
|Contributed by:||Fleisher, Noah|
|Publish Date:||Mar 31, 2014|
|Number of Pages:||800|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||4.2|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||7.0 x 10.25 x 1.75|