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Care and Conservation
Glossary of Art Auction Terms
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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
Antiques & Collecting Magazine
Better coverage of popular collectibles than rare antiques. Articles cover a wide variety of items every month and advertisements can put you in touch with buyers and sellers.
Magazines and journals available for in-library use only in the Arts Department.
Written by experts, Antique Collecting offers invaluable advice and information on a wide range of antiques and decorative objects, from everyday artifacts to fine art and museum pieces.
The Magazine Antiques
The collector of fine arts and antiques will find informative articles, book reviews and dealer announcements.
Antiques Encyclopedia by
Each section of this book is an introduction to a different collecting area, such as furniture and textiles, and includes information about manufacture, history, collecting, care and identification.
Who Was Who in American Art by
This is one of the most comprehensive resources for information about American artists. It includes biographical information as well as signatures and monograms.
Ebay the Smart Way by
How-to strategies and techniques to find quality inventory and make great deals, with information on specialty auctions and eBay stores.