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    Description"...an ornament to any bookshelf and a treasure-trove of information" BBC Homes & Antiques Magazine. Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia is the most accessible and authoritative antiques reference book available. This new fourth edition reflects changes in the antiques market with updated price codes and a revised directory. First published in 1998, Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia has been hailed as the most accessible and authoritative antiques reference book ever published. It has gone on to sell over 150,000 copies worldwide and been published in seven languages. This new fourth edition includes a thoroughly updated directory, list of suppliers, and up-to-date price codes for each item. An essential addition to every bookshelf Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia offers clear and wide-ranging coverage of antiques and collectables, with valuable information for both the enthusiast and the experienced dealer. An extensive glossary explains the terms used throughout the book. Covers popular areas of collecting All the traditional areas of collecting are featured, with extensive sections on furniture, ceramics, silver, and glass. More specialist subjects, such as jewellery, scientific and medical instruments, Oriental art, and sporting memorabilia are also included. Easy to use Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia is organized for ease of reference with each main subject subdivided by type, country of origin or material. Clear cross-referencing at the end of a page or double-page spread leads you into related areas of interest. An international team of experts Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia is compiled by an international team of over 40 consultants and writers. Chosen for their in-depth knowledge of their subject and thorough understanding of the current antiques market, our specialists share their experience with you, offering helpful advice and handy tips. Clearly and logically organized, practical, and packed with absorbing and useful information, Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia is an invaluable aid to collecting and the definitive reference book on the subject. Contents Includes: Furniture Ceramics Silver Jewellery Glass Rugs & Carpets Clocks & Watches Textiles Arts & Crafts Art Nouveau Art Deco Mid-Century Modern Postmodernism Dolls & Teddy Bears Toys & Games Oriental Works of Art And More!


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    Title
    Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) OCTOPUS BOOKS, Edited by Judith Miller, Edited by Steven Wooster
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 592
    Width: 239 mm
    Height: 299 mm
    Thickness: 44 mm
    Weight: 2,832 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781845337698
    ISBN 10: 1845337697
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: GBC
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ANT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.9
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    Libri: ENGM3500
    B&T General Subject: 120
    B&T Approval Code: A04400000
    Ingram Subject Code: AO
    Libri: ANTJ9004
    BISAC V2.8: ANT038000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15810
    BIC subject category V2: WCB
    DC22: 745.103
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 745.103
    LC classification: NK28 .M55 2013
    Thema V1.0: GBC, WCB
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New
    Illustrations note
    3 maps, 1450 colour photographs and 450 illustrations
    Publisher
    Octopus Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Miller's Publications
    Publication date
    06 August 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Judith Miller began collecting in the 1960s while a student at Edinburgh University in Scotland. She has since extended and reinforced her knowledge of antiques through international research, becoming one of the world's leading experts in the field. In 1979 she co-founded the international best-seller Miller's Antiques Price Guide and has since written more than 100 books, which are held in high regard by collectors and dealers. Judith Miller appears regularly on TV and radio. She is an expert on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow and co-hosts the popular BBC TV series The House Detectives, ITV's Antiques Trail, and Discovery's It's Your Bid. She has appeared on the Martha Stewart Show and CNN. She is a regular lecturer and contributor to numerous newspapers and magazines, including Financial Times, BBC Homes & Antiques and House & Garden. She has lectured extensively, including at the V&A in London and the Smithsonian in Washington.
    Review quote
    "'An ornament to any bookshelf and a treasure-trove of information.' (BBC Homes & Antiques Magazine)"