Right here Wallace Nutting, the main popular authority within the box, offers everybody the chance to benefit by way of his personal studies all through a longevity dedicated to American antiques. He tells the reader the place and what to assemble, analyzes the particular difficulties of the small collector, lists twenty-one precautions for the newbie. He recounts a few pleasant creditors' yarns, and describes his personal stories in buying ancient antiques--most of that are now in museums.

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