WorldCat Identities

Kovel, Ralph M.

Overview
Works: 170 works in 388 publications in 1 language and 26,746 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs  History  Periodicals  Directories  Dictionaries  Identification guides  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author
Classifications: NK1125, 745.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ralph M Kovel
The Kovels' antiques & collectibles price list by Ralph M Kovel( )

in English and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dictionary of marks: pottery and porcelain by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

23 editions published between 1953 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the quickest way to identify American, English and European porcelain with an index of 5,000 marks
Kovels' New dictionary of marks by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identification for more than 3,500 American, European, and Oriental marks on pottery and porcelain
Know your antiques; how to recognize and evaluate any antique, large or small, like an expert by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

14 editions published between 1967 and 1981 in English and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American country furniture : 1780-1875 by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates and describes the furniture used by early and not so early Americans all over the country. Present locations of pieces, dates, and construction details are given
A directory of American silver, pewter, and silver plate by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

10 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists all known makers of American silver, pewter, and silver plate who worked prior to 1900. --Publisher
Kovels' Know your antiques by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Previously published as, Know your antiques. On cover: The best-selling guide to evaluating, buying, and caring for any antique
Kovel's Know your collectibles by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comprehensive guide to antiques of the future by America's foremost experts in the field
Kovel's guide to selling, buying, and fixing your antiques and collectibles by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kovel's dictionary of marks : pottery and porcelain by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates five thousand American, English, and European marks that appear on pottery and porcelain produced between 1650 and 1850, arranged according to shape, with information on factory, city and/or country of origin, type of ware if known, method of producing the mark, color of mark, and date the mark was used
Kovels' American art pottery : the collector's guide to makers, marks, and factory histories by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collector's guide to American art pottery ; with more than 700 photographs, 1,000 artist and factory marks, and histories of the factories, the artists and their wares
The Kovels' collector's guide to American art pottery by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 1993 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kovels' bid, buy, and sell online : basic auction information and tricks of the trade by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains Internet auctions, offers advice on attracting attention to your ad, discusses how to avoid forgeries and fakes, and provides a list of auction sites
Kovels' American silver marks by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists monograms and identifying marks used by more than ten thousand American silversmiths from 1650 to 1989
Kovels' American antiques, 1750-1900 by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kovels' American collectibles, 1900-2000 by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the undisputed experts on antiques and collectibles comes a gorgeously illustrated guide to American collectibles and treasures of the twentieth century. From eggbeaters to elegant furnishings, porcelain to plastic, Bakelite to bottles, this book will teach you how to recognize, evaluate, purchase, and care for your collectibles. The Kovels know what's hot and what's not in the market, and their insight will give you the inside track on making wise -- and profitable -- purchases"--Publisher website (September 2007)
The Kovels' collectors' source book by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kovels' antiques & collectibles price list : for the 2006 market illustrated by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of over 45,000 actual retail prices, for antiques and collectible items, gathered from shops, sales, auctions, and the Internet, and more than 500 full-color photographs, plus hundreds of factory marks and logos
The Kovels' complete antiques price list : a guide to the 1978-1979 market for professionals, dealers, and collectors by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

11 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kovels' bottles price list by Ralph M Kovel( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 12,000 all-new, appraiser-approved prices
 
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Dictionary of marks: pottery and porcelain
Alternative Names
Kovel, Ralph.

Ralph Mallory Kovel American goods broker, importer, salesman, and collector

Languages
English (139)

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Kovels' New dictionary of marksAmerican country furniture : 1780-1875Kovels' Know your antiquesKovel's Know your collectiblesKovel's guide to selling, buying, and fixing your antiques and collectiblesKovel's dictionary of marks : pottery and porcelainKovels' American art pottery : the collector's guide to makers, marks, and factory historiesThe Kovels' collector's guide to American art pottery