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The Quest

Due to the ever efficient airlines that fly us around these days, I had a chance to finish not one, but two books that I took on the mini-break with me. One of them is the Fenn illustrated "The Quest..." I mentioned in one of the previous posts. The parallels between us and the Shackelton's are fascinating, to say the least. In addition, it is a great educational tool for anyone involved with antiques in any capacity - descriptions of styles, how to spot a fake, how to restore furniture, etc. Really, really good. I highly recommend it.

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