Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price GuideBook - 2001-
The Professional Standard for America's Oldest Collectible Indian arrowheads may well be the earliest evidence of man's ability to create, style, and manufacture objects of symmetry and beauty. As Robert Overstreet, bestselling author and trained typologist, reminds us, "they represent a unique art form crafted by the world's earliest artist. Unique because, like snowflakes, each specimen is an original and no two are exactly alike." The Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price Guide has been the reference for collectors everywhere. Filled with life-size photographs, collecting points has never been easier: simply hold up your find to the photos and discover its date and value! Organized by the United States' nine geographic regions, this guide offers the most comprehensive and current information available to any collector, making you the expert. * More than 8,000 actual-size photographs, plus a dazzling color section * Thousands of new illustrations covering many new point types that have never been seen before from all over the United States, including Alaska * The experts' guide on how to buy authentic relics * Up-to-date regional market reports * Tips on grading Special features include: Breaking information about the Olive Branch site in Illinois from Dr. Michael Gramly, complete with details of the people who lived there and how their points evolved from the beginning of their occupation till the end. Man's first stone tools from the Old World--an illustrated price guide in full color from Homo habilis to Homo sapiens! BUY IT • USE IT • BECOME AN EXPERT
Publisher: New York : House of Collectibles ; Timonium, MD : Gemstone Pub., c2001-
Branch Call Number: 623.441 OFF
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