Condition: Covers show some light shelf wear and scuffing. Previous owner's name blacked out on the front free page and the title page. Spine is sun faded. Clean copy otherwise.
Dust Jacket: None as published.
Contents: In this book the author, once one of the foremost British furniture experts, points out that the only real defense against the skillful fake is a very broad knowledge of genuine antiques. And this book provides a vast store of professional knowledge about furniture and discusses extensively the typical hallmarks of the counterfeiter.
This Dover edition is an unabridged and unaltered republication of the work originally published by Chapman & Hall, Ltd., in 1931.