A reference work for experienced collectors and novices alike, for identifying and valuing pieces from the late-Georgian to the Edwardian period. Over 4000 items are illustrated and described, with over 500 in colour, each with an up-to-date price guide reflecting the latest market trends. Furniture is arranged by type and use, such as tables, seating furniture and desks. Each section contains fact boxes providing practical information. There is an illustrated key to recognizing different woods, and special features include a section on children's furniture and how to care for furniture. A directory of specialist dealers is included.