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
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
What's in Your Attic? explains, with the assistance of hundreds of illustrations and invaluable advice from a team of experts, how to tell if an item is an antique, valuable or rare.
Antiques Price Guide 2007 is the fifth annual edition of DK's all-colour, all-new, specially photographed antiques price guides. With her 30 years' worth of experience, Judith Miller is the expert to advise readers on how to identify items accurately and get real value for money in the antiques world.Over 8,000 antiques ar... read more
Offers advice on various areas of the market, as well as the price information. This book features over 8,000 antiques with prices, identifying marks, sizes, and dates. It includes factory-by-factory or craftsman groupings. It highlights various points to look out for exceptional objects.
Ever wondered if your junk might be someone else's treasure? From coins to kitchenware, fashion to football memorabilia, find out all you need to know to enjoy collecting - and make a tidy profit. buy - Identify tomorrow's red-hot collectables so you can make the right investment keep - Select which items to hold onto while... read more
Spanning Roman antiquities to "collectables of the future", this illustrated guide features all the latest price ranges and represents a cross-section of what has been available in auction houses and from dealers across the world, including the USA. The 2003/4 edition includes features on: amusement and slot machines; Victor... read more
Organized for ease of reference with each main subject subdivided by type, country of origin, or material. Clear cross-referencing at the end of each page leads you into related areas of interest. All the traditional areas of collecting are featured, with extensive sections on furniture, ceramics, silver, and glass. More spec... read more
Forming a collection of antique porcelain is surprisingly simple with the aid of this book, written by a foremost authority. John Sandon presents the essential information in a style which is both accessible and readable, offering all manner of practical advice to the novice and beginner. Where should you buy, what should you... read more
Here's an accessible guide to mastering the skills necessary for foraging at a gargage sale or visiting a fine antiques shop. Packed with detailed information on evaluating quality in antiques, tips on bargaining with dealers, and guidance on what to expect at auctions, this is a complete primer for novice shoppers and a hand... read more
This is the only comprehensive, illustrated pocket book on the market for the antiques and collectables buyer. Each chapter explains what to look for when buying antiques - how to spot repairs and fakes, clues to dating and the history of factories and key designers. Comprehensive marks sections include international hallmark... read more
This volume is an A-Z guide to rare and collectable UK releases covering all genres of records with catalogue numbers, B-sides, release dates and current Mint values for every UK single worth over five pounds.
This is an invaluable alphabetical quick reference guide giving definitions for essential antiques and collectables terminology, including historical and collecting information This thoroughly practical book is more than just a dictionary to antiques and collectables, as it also provides historical and collecting informati... read more
Whether you are looking for affordable collectables or classic antiques, this glorious guide from bestselling author Judith Miller will show you all you need to know to be an expert.
Miller's Antiques Price Guide 2005 covers traditional antiques such as furniture, pottery, porcelain, glass, and silver, but also includes the decorative arts, textiles, posters, kitchenware, and much more - over 60 subject categories in all. Items date from the Antique right through to the latest in contemporary design. This... read more
A super-sleuth's guide to spotting, buying and collecting antiques. It shows you how to tell a genuine piece from a fake. Spot signs that indicate an object has been restored. It includes expert advice on makers, questions to ask, tips for identifying the best examples in furniture, ceramics, glass, silver, dolls, teddy bears... read more
The bestselling all-new, all-colour price guide to help you identify and value your collectables quickly and easily. Clear and easy to use, and showcasing over 5,000 collectables, this is the surest route to getting real value for money.
More than 4,000 items are photographed to make Miller's Collectables Price Guide 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.
From cups and saucers to t... read more