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Researching Antiques and Collectibles: General Resources

Learn how to research the provenance and value of your antiques & collectibles.

In this guide...

General Resources
Price Guides
Care and Conservation
Glossary of Art Auction Terms
Searching with Google
Additional Online Resources


Resources, including online price guides, appraisal tips and feature articles, to help you identify and value your antiques and collectibles.
This auction site can also be used as a price guide. Just click on category headings or enter a term in the search box to find items of interest to you and the prices people are willing to pay for them. You do not have to be a member of Ebay to view prices.


What are booksellers actually charging for used books? This site allows you to search several online second-hand book databases at once.

Magazines and Journals

Magazines and journals available for in-library use only in the Arts Department.