News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - Iola, Wis.—KP Books announces the recent publication of Frank Farmer Loomis IV’s “Antiques 101, A Crash Course in Everything Antique.” Loomis, popular radio host of Keep Antiquing! on the NPR stations, WVXU and WNKU, offers this user-friendly reference to help beginning antiquers learn the styles, the classics, the legends and the superstars of antiques. Loomis will help readers discover their antiquing personality, as well as reduce stress.
“Antiques 101” is a detailed briefing of the antiques field. Loomis begins the education by introducing antiques and moving into describing several antiques styles from Queen Anne to Art Deco, and even Elvis. He offers lessons on china, silver, pewter, glass, Wedgwood, and Currier and Ives, as well as discussing future antiques. Loomis provides clear, simple and entertaining explanations of the antiquing field and claims to “demystify all the perplexing twaddle.”
Loomis, a professional appraiser for 20+ years, has been an appraiser on the Antiques Roadshow, has taught antiques classes at the University of Cincinnati and writes a syndicated newspaper column on antiques. Keep Antiquing! can be heard in the metro Cincinnati area every Friday afternoon. He lives in Cincinnati and is available for interviews.
$19.99 • 304 pages • 6 x 9 • pb • 350 color images • KP Books