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Publisher: Krause Publications
Morse, Pat, Edelstein, Linda
Both functional and beautiful, a growing number of people are interested in and fascinated with antique trunks. Many baby boomers-unsure of their value or how to restore them-are now inheriting them from parents and grandparents. This comprehensive book provides identification and pricing information for popular styles dating back nearly 200 years, as well as general restoration tips and techniques.Antique Trunks provides readers with photographs and values for steamer, humpback, Saratoga, Jenny Lind, Louis Vuitton, stagecoach, and many others. Authors Pat Morse and Linda Edelstein have included valuable historical information for major styles of trunks made from 1750 through 1930. This complete guide also offers information on what to look for when purchasing a trunk, a database of more than 250 trunk makers, and a catalog of available parts and replacement pieces.- More than 400 detailed photographs and prices for nearly 200 years of popular trunk styles- Includes an archive of original and restored trunk makers' labels, Victorian prints, and trunk maker advertisements- Provides a special section on the anatomy of a trunk and a glossary of termsMorse, Pat is the author of 'Antique Trunks Identification & Price Guide' with ISBN 9780873496469 and ISBN 0873496469.