The Complete Guide to 20th Century Antiques

The Complete Guide to 20th Century Antiques


By (author) Martin Miller


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  • Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 456 pages
  • Dimensions: 230mm x 278mm x 30mm | 1,742g
  • Publication date: 7 September 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 184732505X
  • ISBN 13: 9781847325051
  • Illustrations note: approx. 4, 500 colour photographs
  • Sales rank: 288,234

Product description

"The Complete Guide to 20th Century Antiques" is timely, comprehensive and desirable: a full-colour guide to the fastest-growing area of the antiques trade, using retail prices as a guide to what you are likely to have to pay for that 1950s' kitchen clock, Eames chair, Susie Cooper plate, marcasite jewellery or art deco table lamp. A book for the e-Bay generation, this book will enable you to identify and value whatever you want to buy or sell. With over 4,000 objects, each illustrated with a colour photograph and description, and accompanied by details of size, guide price and date of origin, this comprehensive guide to modern antiques will be invaluable to every interested collector, buyer or seller.

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Author information

Martin Miller has been involved in the antiques business since the 1970s, when he started the Lyle Gallery. His first book, The Lyle Official Antiques Review, was published in 1970 and was an immediate hit. In 2000, Carlton and Martin Miller began to publish the first full-colour retail price guide, the Antiques Source Book. Martin also runs hugely successful hotels, and frequently appears on television.

Table of contents

Introduction, Advertising and Packaging, Automobilia, Bottles, Cameras, Ceramics, Clocks and Watches, Coins and Medals, Commemorative Ware, Ephemera, Furniture, Glass, Handbags, Jewellery, Kitchenalia, Lighting, Luggage, Metalware, Musical Instruments, Photographs, Posters, Radios, Rock and Pop, Silver and Pewter, Telephones, Textiles and Fans, Toys, Works of Art, Writing Equipment, Glossary, Index.