From the mythical artefacts of the ancient world to saucy seaside postcards, The Antiques Magpie explores the wonderful world of antiques and collectables. With Antiques Roadshow regular Marc Allum as your guide, go in search of stolen masterpieces, explore the first museums, learn the secrets of the forgers and brush up on y... read more
Whether you are buying at auction, flea market or antique shop this is the book you need to identify and date what you find. More than 6,000 marks are organized for quick, at-a-glance reference with full-colour sections on silver, Sheffield plate, bronze figures, ceramics, glass, costume jewellery, toys and dolls.
This guide to collecting great stuff from the grooviest decade is a must-have.
MILLER'S COLLECTING THE 1960'S is structured thematically. After an introduction and timeline highlighting important events of the decade, it is split into three sections. Homestyle features items from furniture, ceramics, and glass, to the l... read more
Keep right up to date with what's happening in the antiques world with Judith Miller and The Antiques Roadshow's essential 2008 guide to buying, selling, and collecting antiques. Find unmatched, expert advice on the fastest growing areas of the market, as well as all the latest price information you need. It features over 8,0... read more
|Author:||Judith Banister (ed.)|
You don't have to know anything about hallmarks to use this book, it's been designed to be a visual index. The absolutely unique feature of this book is that it will indentify the first mark you need - The City Mark. Illustrated city marks are all on the fore edge of its pages. So you just flick the pages to match a mark on y... read more
Spirit of the Sword succeeds in bringing historical perspectives exotic styles and worldwide appeal to swords, their use, collecting and making of swords. Shackleford profiles 50 of the world's top, modern, custom sword makers, all of whom he has a close, personal relationship with, and a dozen manufacturers of swords.
This is the most comprehensive guide to salt and pepper shaker series ever published. Never before have so many shaker series been pictured in one book. Shown in full color are more than 850 sets, making up more than 125 series. Included are well-known names such as Rosemeade, Ceramic Arts, Lefton, Enesco, and more. Measureme... read more
|Series:||Shire Album S.|
Aynsley is one of the best-known names in the Staffordshire Potteries, with a history reaching back to the late eighteenth century. John Aynsley of Lane End, who died in 1829, was a well-known decorator on creamwares and other pottery. His grandson, John Aynsley II, who established the Portland Works in 1861 as a model china ... read more
Antiques Price Guide 2005 is the third annual edition of DK's all-colour, all-new, specially photographed antiques price guides. Clearly structured by subject area, the book includes informative features such as the "Closer Look", historical background notes, profiles of designers and makers, and notes on the latest trends to... read more
A Guide to Marks of Origin on English, Scottish and Irish Silver, Gold and Platinum and on Foreign Imported Silver and Gold Plate 1544 to 2010
This spectacular compilation of plates, representing a superb collection of ancient vases, is the fruit of a collaboration between Sir William Hamilton (1730-1803), British diplomat and collector, and Pierre-Fran
This is Judith Miller's super-sleuth guide to spotting, buying and collecting antiques, now in paperback.If you are looking to discover a valuable treasure or nab a boot sale bargain then antiques and collectibles expert Judith Miller shows you how to solve any collecting case. Find out how to tell a genuine antique piece fro... read more
Suitable for anyone interested in buying, selling, or collecting antiques. Targeting the self-purchaser and the growing gift market in this area. Find and value antiques quickly and easily with the clearest price guide on the market. Expert advice from internationally acclaimed antiques specialist and TV presenter Judit... read more
Packed with thousands of clear illustrations, the book shows hallmarks on silver, gold and platinum, as well as those on Old Sheffield Plate, pewter, pottery and porcelain. Complete with a history of hallmarks and how to read them, Collins Gem Antique Marks is absolutely indispensable.
An indispensable source of information on subjects ranging from restoring stained-glass panels to rethreading pearls. This superbly illustrated book is the revised and expanded edition of the classic guide to restoration which was first published in 1977 - and an indispensable source of information on subjects ranging from... read more
|Author:||Alessandro Cesati, Luigi Nessi, Peter Plassmayer|
This publication looks at craft-produced 'use objects' and utensils manufactured from the Renaissance to the middle of the 19th century. This book looks at the manufacture of a whole range of functional objects from the Renaissance to the mid-nineteenth century, before the production of such pieces became almost entirely indu... read more
Miller's Antiques Handbook is the only full colour, fully illustrated antiques price guide in the world. This book is the essential guide for anyone buying on-line, at auction or in an antiques store. It is packed with more special features than ever before! Every year more than 8,000 items are photographed to make Mill... read more
|Series:||Miller's Antiques Handbook & Price Guide|
Every year more than 8,000 items are photographed to make Miller's Antiques Handbook the most comprehensive and informative price guide on the market. Whether you're buying or selling, a dealer, collector or auctioneer, this is the book you need to help you keep track of the international market. Whenever you're buying or sel... read more