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Best Flea, Antique, Vintage, and New-Style Markets in America

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ISBN-10: 193694104X

ISBN-13: 9781936941049

Edition: 2013

Authors: Pamela Keech

List price: $26.00
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Among the countless flea markets in America, there are those that deserve to be called legendary. Scattered around the country, these are the markets with hundreds—sometimes thousands—of dealers and whose spectacular settings, covetable offerings, and colorful histories make each an unforgettable experience and a unique adventure. Pamela Keech—a museum curator who shops professionally at flea markets—profiles her top twenty choices, the flea markets that can be counted on to surprise and delight at every turn.Tackling these mammoth events, however, is not for the faint of heart. For starters, the size and scope of each market can be overwhelming—no,areoverwhelming. They cover acres and…    
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: New York Review of Books, Incorporated, The
Publication date: 11/5/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.50" wide x 5.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Pamela Keech has been addicted to flea markets and auctions ever since she watched her father buy a nineteenth-century Steinway piano for $15. She is an artist, writer, and expert in the material culture of the working classes. In 1993 she began working as the curator of furnishings at the Tenement Museum in New York City and has since furnished the entire museum with flea market finds. She is the author of The Curious Shopperandrsquo;s Guide to New York City and the co-author, with Margaret Brucia, of The Civilized Shopperandrsquo;s Guide to Rome. She lives in New York City and Bloomington, Indiana.