Wearing a watch is not just about time: it is also a passion. This richly illustrated book is a true watch-lover's bible and a panoramic tour of one thousand iconic watches at once. It explores the em..
Steampunk is a burgeoning counter-cultural movement; a genre, community, and artform. The Steampunk movement seeks to recapture the spirit of invention, adventure, and craftsmanship reminiscent of ear..
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..
In the 1920s and '30s Art Deco influenced everything from art and architecture, interiors and furnishings, automobiles and boats, to the small personal objects that are part of everyday life. The item..
This is a irresistible and wonderfully illustrated exploration of the history of colour in art. The history of art is inseparable from the history of colour. And what a fascinating story they tell tog..
This book presents the story of the construction of the 17th century historical landscape used in the BBC2 television series "Tales from the Green Valley". On one level it is the tale of a bizarre soc..
The Canny Collector is the perfect read for every collector. It covers a vast range of topics from what really drives the market today, to how to spot the 'next big thing' and how to display your coll..
The Crown Lynn Story is an irresistible mix of business innovation, stunning products and vivd characters. In the late 1930s Tom Clark, barely in his early 20s, beagn making porcelain tiles and electr..
Valerie Ringer Monk's meticulously researched Crown Lynn Collector's Handbook will provide seasoned Crown Lynn devotees and new collectors alike with plenty to assist their endeavours - this comprehen..
This extraordinary collection, a trove of enchanting designs, appealing colors, and forgotten motifs that stir the imagination, features an unprecedented assortment of ephemera, or paper collectibles,..
Since first published in 1991 Pocket Jackson's, as it is most often called, has enjoyed enormous success and is constantly rated as a best seller in the Arts & Antiques category. During the last twen..
The late 19th and early 20th centuries were a time of elegance and extravagance for Russias ruling tsars and the wealthy families with whom they were linked by marriage, and nowhere are these tastes m..
Throughout history, precious stones have inspired passions and poetry, quests and curses, sacred writings and unsacred actions. In this scintillating book, journalist Victoria Finlay embarks on her ow..
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, colle..
Miller's Collectables Handbook & Price Guide 2016-2017 is the up-to-date guide to the collectables market no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without. Featuring more than 4,000 objects in ful..
Dazzling, stunning, covetable and often decadent, costume jewellery has brought sparkle and elegance to the world of fashion for centuries. Whether you are just starting out, an established collector,..
This comprehensive, landmark book surveys products our society has made since pre European times. Begining with ingenious Maori tools, traps, lures and more, it moves to pioneer-era inventions, the in..
The history of ceramic art is ingrained in the history of mankind. Clay is one of the very first materials 'invented' by man. An essential part of our lives it has been moulded, thrown, glazed, decora..
Today, a large community of highly skilled beaders creates work that's every bit as much art as craft. This gorgeous book showcases 500 images of the world's best contemporary beaded jewellery, produc..
Favoured by many famous and upcoming writers and poets as their tool of choice, and benefiting from the nostalgia of steampunk and Mad Men, typewriters have experienced a resurgence. Typewriter celebr..
Beautiful glassware colored with uranium, popularly called Vaseline glass, was made primarily in Great Britain in the late 19the and early 20th centuries, but also in America and Europe. Collectors lo..
The world of watches is in transition; so-called "smart watches" are playing a larger role. However, classic timepieces with mechanical movement will not disappear from people s wrists, because the ti..