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Experience African-American history and culture through collectible artifacts! This comprehensive volume is the first illustrated book to offer in-depth information about African-American collectibles and to place them in their original cultural context. Inside you ll find: Practical advice on distinguishing fakes Useful tips on how to restore and store objects A timeline of African-American history Types of artifacts according to topic slavery, politics and civil rights, music and entertainment, sports, art, spirituality and religion, education, and popular culture Financial information And more! With over 300 beautiful photographs, this remarkable guide will be a classic reference for collectors, whether novices or devotees.
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ELVIN MONTGOMERY is a dealer and collector of African American history and culture, who also lectures and consults on the subject. He has been commissioned to produce a study of African American collections in the United States still held in private hands. In February of each year Montgomery exhibits and sells a wide variety of African American historical and cultural items at his Black History Month Collectibles Show in New York City.
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Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111584790563