News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - Iola, Wis.—Kyle Husfloen, popular antiques and collectibles expert, proudly announces the release of “Antique Trader® Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2005.” The 1,008-page guide celebrates its 20th edition by cataloging nearly 14,000 items and displaying 5,000 photos, all in color. This helpful annual has helped thousands of collectors identify and determine realistic values for their pieces over the years. “Over the decades our staff has taken special pride in covering the widest possible variety of collecting interests and compiling detailed price listings and illustrations that accurately reflect the world of collecting,” writes Husfloen. “Unlike some price guides, we strive to educate the reader by providing detailed listings rather than vague one-lined descriptions.”
From a quarterly magazine to a 1,008-page tome, Antique Trader has reported the latest antiques and collectibles trends since 1970. The annual guide published by KP Books offers 82 major categories of antiques and collectibles, each with introductory notes. Items are alphabetized within the categories and include color photos, detailed descriptions and accurate, up-to-date prices. A detailed and cross-referenced index is included in the back to help collectors easily find specific items. Popular major categories of ceramics, glass and furniture are included, along with the new categories of Hawaiiana, horse collectibles, pinball games, View-Master and Tru-Vue viewers & reels and wedding memorabilia. Entries include names, descriptions, photos and prices. This full-color book is available from KP Books (Book Dept. PR05, 800-258-0929, www.krausebooks.com) or major bookstores.
Husfloen has been an editor with Antique Trader for more than 30 years. He writes a regular column in Antique Trader, Kyle on Antiques, answering reader’s questions on their antiques. He is a well-respected antiques and collectibles expert, frequent lecturer and appraiser. He lives in Ca. and is available for interviews.
KP Books is a division of F+W Publications, Cincinnati, Ohio, a special interest publisher serving hobbyists and enthusiasts in such categories as writing, fine art, genealogy, crafts, antiques, various collectibles and the outdoors.
BOOK AT A GLANCE
“Antique Trader® Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide 2005,” edited by Kyle Husfloen, 6 x 9 inches, 1,008 pages, 5,000 color photos, paperback, ISBN 0-87349-818-6, $17.99.