Profusely illustrated, well-researched guide to determining authenticity, real age of furniture. Paneling and molding, carvings, joints, veneers, upholstery, much more, also repairs, restorations and fakes. Indispensable for collectors, dealers, etc. Over 250 detailed photos and line drawings. "...informative, carefully conceived, and well-written..." Antiques.Smith, Nancy A. is the author of 'Old Furniture Understanding the Craftsman's Art' with ISBN 9780486263397 and ISBN 0486263398.