Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia

Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia

by Judith Miller (Author)


A comprehensive guide to antiques for both enthusiasts and experienced dealers. There are extensive sections on furniture, ceramics and glass whilst more specialists subjects covered include jewellery, scientific instruments, sporting memorabilia and antiques of the future. Materials, techniques and marks are explained in the book with helpful sections on identification, and hints as to what to consider when buying an antique or examining one at home.


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 560
Edition: 01
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
Published: Aug 1998

ISBN 10: 1857327470
ISBN 13: 9781857327472

Author Bio
Judith Miller began collecting in the 1960s while a student at Edinburgh University in Scotland. She has since become one of the world's leading antiques 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. Judith Miller appears regularly on TV and radio. She is an expert on the BBC's 'Antiques Roadshow' and hosted the 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.