The book is unique in its genre and reviews record: 'Great Book', 'Concise, Comprehensive, Easy to Read, Interesting and Informative','good pictures'. It is a MUST for anyone interested in the World of Antiques or indeed, other associated Arts and Crafts Industries and has been designed as a Beginner's Overview or General Introduction. There are 149 separate quality colour illustrations, many of fine and rare antiques (some of which may be available to purchase). It describes historical periods associated with general antique descriptions, together with features on some famous fine antique manufacturers such as Rene Lalique, William Moorcroft, WMF Stylised Art Nouveau, Militaria, Fine Jewellery and Vintage and Rare Guitars. It also gives tips, pointers and suggestions to help anyone wishing to start a collection, hobby or enter the trade as a Dealer, full or part time to earn income The Guide is also an excellent Trades Promotional Aid.