The Journal of Advanced Appraisal Studies is an annual journal written and edited specifically for personal property appraisers. The content includes original research articles, integrative reviews... More > and topical discussions of professional appraisal issues and concerns from a variety of perspectives, theories and approaches.
The 2008 edition contains over 20 articles and contributions from many nationally and internationally recognized personal property appraisers and from appraisal related industries such as auction houses, insurance brokerages, museums and cultural property conservators. Wendell Garrett of the Magazine Antiques called the Journal of Advanced Appraisal Studies "Sound in scholarship, lively in presentation, sharp in focus. These articles bring to life the accuracy, interest and importance of judging and evaluating the practice of appraising. A must have for anyone in the appraisal field."< Less
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