Free online books about antiques and other collectibles, including catalogs and price guides. Furniture, decorative arts, coins, stamps, toys, glassware
Over 1,000 modern free online books on the subject of “antiques”. Some books: Antiques Encyclopedia, Antiques Roadshow, Antiques Handbook & Price Guide, Antiques & Collectibles, Antiques Flea Market, Discovering Antiques, Do-It-Yourself Guide to Restoring Antiques, Victorian Antiques, Antiques from the Garden, Catalog of American Antiques, Guide to Selling your Antiques and Collectibles, many more.
About 60 free online books about antique furniture. Some books: Restoring Antiques, Southern Antiques, How to Decorate For and With Antiques, Antiques Directory of Furniture, Fake Your Own Antiques, Antiques at Williamsburg, How to Know French Antiques, Antiques on a Budget, Price Guide to American Country Antiques, Introductory Guide to Midwest Antiques, Common-Sense Guide to Refinishing Antiques, many more.
About 25 free online books about collectible toys and dolls, in the Internet Archive book collection. Some books: All about Doll Repair and Care, Die-Cast Vehicles, How to Be a Doll Detective, The Story of German Doll Making 1530-2000, American Clockwork Toys 1862-1900, Warman’s Toys Field Guide, Price Guide to Collectible Toys, Price Guide for Barbie and Friends, Toys and Games in American Popular Culture, many more.
Most of the 40 antiques books here are about decorative arts. Some books: Collecting American Craft Antiques, Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide, Treasury of American Antiques, A Fortune in the Junk Pile, Book of Canadian Antiques, Silversmiths of Georgia, Glass A to Z, Collector’s Guide to Victoriana, Americana: folk and decorative art, Art Pottery Price Guide, Depression Glass Field Guide, Things Thai, Affordable Art Deco, many more.
Nearly 40 free online books about collectible coins or currency. Some books: U.S. Coin Book, Price Guide to World Coins, Handbook of U.S. Coins, Guide to U.S. Paper Money, Standard Catalog of World Paper Money, North American Coins & Prices, Coins & Currency: an historical encyclopedia, many more.
About 40 books from the Internet Archive free online on the subject of American Coins. Some books: Four Hundred Years of America – One State Quarter at a Time, Type Two Double Eagles 1866-1876, A Guidebook of U.S. Coins (many annual issues), Official U.S. Mint State Quarters Handbook, Guide Book of U.S. Coins 2017, more.
Over 20 free online books about collectible stamps. Some books: 2003 Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue (several volumes), Stamps & Prices, Errors on U.S. Postage Stamps, All About Stamps, U.S. Stamp Booklets, Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps, more.
About 20 free online books about collectible glass and glassware. Some books: Glass A to Z, 19th Century Glass: its genesis & development, Price Guide to Glassware, Depression Glass & more, Murano: the glass-making island, American Pressed Glass & Bottles Price Guide, Character & Promotional Glasses, Collecting Carnival Glass, Essential Louis Comfort Tiffany, Fiesta Ware, many more.