"... 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.
Rugs & Carpets
Clocks & Watches
Arts & Crafts
Dolls & Teddy Bears
Toys & Games
Oriental Works of Art