General Resources for Researching Antiques and Collectibles
Often the best place to begin your research is with general sources and price guides; that is, resources that offer a little bit of everything. Listed below are general price guides that cover items from silver to toys, and other resources that offer an introduction to collecting or provide additional sources of information. The items with an r in front of the call number are reference books available at the Reference Desk. Items that have an r in parentheses are available as both circulating and reference books.
The Kovels' Antiques and Collectibles Price List
Collecting Under the Radar: Tomorrow's Antiques
Postwar Pop: Memorabilia of the Mid-20th Century
Care and Repair of Antiques and Collectibles: A Step-by-Step Guide
NK1127.5 M53 2008x
All the Best Rubbish: The Classic Ode to Collecting
Good, Better, Best: Trade Secrets for Spotting a "Find"
Found, Free & Flea: Creating Collections from Vintage Treasures