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Writing Antiques
Writing Antiques
Written by George Mell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852635193
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Writing Antiques

Written by George Mell


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2010
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Writing antiques have great charm and historic interest. When quill pens began to be superseded by steel nibs and penholders these were rapidly manufactured, in true Victorian fashion, in numerous shapes, sizes and materials. Stamps, first issued in 1840, were stored in special stamp boxes. There were inkwells of every size... Read more >
The Intrepid Art Collector
The Intrepid Art Collector
Written by Lisa Hunter
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ISBN: 9780307496225
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The Intrepid Art Collector
The Beginner's Guide to Finding, Buying, and Appreciating Art on a Budget
Written by Lisa Hunter


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $11.99

Ready to upgrade your artwork from framed Monet posters but intimidated by what you see in galleries?

In The Intrepid Art Collector, Lisa Hunter shows you how to start a fine art collection without spending a fortune. This accessible, jargon-free resource contains up-to-date information on the most popular original art—everything from photography... Read more >
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Dolls' Houses
Dolls' Houses
Written by Halina Pasierbska
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ISBN: 9780747805014
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Dolls' Houses

Written by Halina Pasierbska


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2010
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A dolls' house provides a surprisingly accurate glimpse into the world in which it was created. It can reflect many aspects of the way that people lived at the time, from furniture and decorative styles through to gradual changes in class structure. Consequently they remain prized by educationalists, psychologists, designers, collectors... Read more >
Model Steam Engines
Model Steam Engines
Written by Bob Gordon
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ISBN: 9780852639061
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Model Steam Engines

Written by Bob Gordon


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2010
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Model engineering was popularized by pioneering steam enthusiasts, and rapidly grew into an exciting worldwide hobby for amateur engineers. This book describes how model steam engines work, outlines the development of the machine tools used to build the models, and investigates the seven different categories of model engines, which include models... Read more >
Amusement Machines
Amusement Machines
Written by Lynn F. Pearson
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ISBN: 9780747801795
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Amusement Machines

Written by Lynn F. Pearson


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
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Penny slot machines are evocative of seaside holidays and Edwardian amusements, although most have now disappeared from the pier arcades into museums or private collections. They were jolly, colorful and inventive examples of craftsmanship and specifically designed to entertain, amuse - and part customers from their money. Gambling machines, which appeared... Read more >
British Postcards of the First World War
British Postcards of the First World War
Written by Peter Doyle
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ISBN: 9780747807667
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British Postcards of the First World War

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $12.95

Postcards sent by men on the front, and to them by their families, are among the most numerous, and most telling, surviving artifacts of World War I. They tell us much about attitudes towards the war, and provide a great insight into men's lives, and into the thoughts and emotions of... Read more >
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Double Your Money in Antiques
Double Your Money in Antiques
Written by George Grotz
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ISBN: 9780307483959
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Double Your Money in Antiques

Written by George Grotz


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2010
Price: $13.99

Popular antiques expert George Grotz reveals how to make real money in the antiques trade--must reading for every collector, auction-goer, and flea-market fanatic.


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Austin-Healey
Austin-Healey
Written by Graham Robson
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ISBN: 9780747807698
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Austin-Healey

Written by Graham Robson


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $12.95

One of the sensations of the 1952 Motor Show was a two-seat sports car built by Donald Healey at a small factory in Warwick in the English Midlands. Before the show was over Leonard Lord, head of the British Motor Corporation (BMC) had struck a deal with Healey to mass produce... Read more >
Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen
Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen
Written by Sarah-Jane Downing
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ISBN: 9780747807674
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Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen

Written by Sarah-Jane Downing


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
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The broader Regency period 1795-1820 stands alone as an incredible moment in fashion history unlike anything that went before or after. It was the most naked period since Ancient Greece and before the 1960s, and for the first time England became a fashion influence, especially for menswear, and became the toast... Read more >
Samplers
Samplers
Written by Rebecca Scott
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ISBN: 9780747807063
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Samplers

Written by Rebecca Scott


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2010
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Samplers have a long history in Britain and the United States, dating from the sixteenth century. They were originally a collection of patterns gathered together for easy reference to be used in embroidery and needlepoint lace. But they later developed into a schoolgirls' exercise, and today they are more often used... Read more >
Land Rover
Land Rover
Written by James Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807261
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Land Rover

Written by James Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2010
Price: $12.95

In the aftermath of the World War II, the long established Rover company of Solihull was fighting to survive. It needed a vehicle that would give it an advantage over its rivals. Taking the American Willys Jeep as inspiration, Rover designers came up with a four-wheel drive utility vehicle that would... Read more >
The Potteries
The Potteries
Written by David Sekers
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ISBN: 9780747807599
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The Potteries

Written by David Sekers


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $12.95

The Potteries is the name given to the industrial area in the English Midlands that was home to hundreds of pottery-making companies and until recently supllied most of the country's crockery and decorative ceramics.

Although generations of collectors have studied the products of these companies, the story of the industry behind is... Read more >
Vintage Motorcycles
Vintage Motorcycles
Written by Jeff Clew
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747802778
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Vintage Motorcycles

Written by Jeff Clew


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2009
Price: $11.95

After the close of the First World War, the British motorcycle industry rose to prominence as British motorcycles became almost unbeatable in competitions. However, a shortage of these new model bikes pushed prices to a premium and most people were forced to settle for prewar designs. These high prices led to... Read more >
Living with Wine
Living with Wine
Written by Samantha Nestor and Alice Feiring
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307407894
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Living with Wine
Passionate Collectors, Sophisticated Cellars, and Other Rooms for Entertaining, Enjoying, and Imbibing
Written by Samantha Nestor and Alice Feiring


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $75.00

America’s love of wine has spurred a collecting and entertaining phenomenon.

Some of America’s most passionate oenophiles have re-invented the wine cellar as an inviting and beautiful part of the home.

True collectors love to share their passion, and this book offers a tour of their distinctive cellars. Created with the help... Read more >
The 1940s Home
The 1940s Home
Written by Paul Evans
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747807360
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The 1940s Home

Written by Paul Evans


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $12.95

The history of the British home in the 1940s is dominated by the impacts Second World War. In the first five years of the decade, homes were adapted to better survive the affects of bombing. The 1930s home became the wartime home with the addition of anti-blast tape on the windows... Read more >
British Porcelain
British Porcelain
Written by John Sandon
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ISBN: 9780747807131
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British Porcelain

Written by John Sandon


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $19.95

Porcelain has been produced in England since the eighteenth century. Early porcelain was often produced in styles imitating imported Chinese wares but England's makers soon developed distinctive styles reflecting the fashions of the day. At one time England had dozens of porcelain makers, including such well-known names as Bow, Chelsea, Coalport... Read more >
The British Soldier of the Second World War
The British Soldier of the Second World War
Written by Peter Doyle
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ISBN: 9780747807414
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The British Soldier of the Second World War

Written by Peter Doyle


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $12.95

The story of the British soldier in the Second World War has so far not been adequately told. This small book will redress the balance, addressing these soldiers' endurance through six long years of conflict in theaters as diverse as Europe, the Western Desert, the Arctic and the Far East.

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Scalextric
Scalextric
Written by Jon Mountfort
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ISBN: 9780747807476
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Scalextric

Written by Jon Mountfort


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
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Scalextric, the ultimate boys' toy, hit the toyshops in 1957. The first ever electric slot-car system, with uncontrollable tinplate cars running on heavy rubber track, it brought the speed and glamor of motor racing to suburban living rooms up and down the land. Classic marques of the day such as Aston... Read more >
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The Silk Industry
The Silk Industry
Written by Sarah Bush
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ISBN: 9780747804406
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The Silk Industry

Written by Sarah Bush


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2009
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Silk was first developed in ancient China as early as 2600 BC and over the centuries to follow it gradually spread first to South East Asia and then to the Middle East, North Africa and Europe along the silk route, becoming established in England in the fourteenth century. The early centers... Read more >
Roman Coinage in Britain
Roman Coinage in Britain
Written by P Casey
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ISBN: 9780747802310
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Roman Coinage in Britain

Written by P Casey


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $13.95

Accessible to archaeological experts and students alike, PJ Casey's Roman Coinage in Britain is a fascinating investigation of the Roman Empire's economic presence in Britain. Drawing from a wealth of archaeological sources, this book places Roman coinage in its rightful economic and political context to better understand the chronology and lives... Read more >
British Family Cars of the 1950s and 60s
British Family Cars of the 1950s and 60s
Written by Anthony Pritchard
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ISBN: 9780747807124
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British Family Cars of the 1950s and 60s

Written by Anthony Pritchard


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2009
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With the end of the Second World War, it was not long before increasing wealth, cheaper cars, and social pressures made a family car the aspiration of thousands. Ford, Hillman, Standard, Morris and Vauxhall became household names, and the streets of Britain's suburbs began to fill with modern-looking saloon cars, designed... Read more >
Worcester Porcelain
Worcester Porcelain
Written by John Sandon
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ISBN: 9780747807148
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Worcester Porcelain

Written by John Sandon


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 18, 2009
Price: $12.95

Worcester is the single most collected British porcelain manufacturer in the world. Produced since 1751, it is most notably renowned for several styles, which define marked periods in an illustrious career: the early blue and white porcelain, which imitated Chinese styles, and the cream-colored, highly gilded and painted ware of the... Read more >
The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping
The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping
Written by Melody Fortier
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ISBN: 9781594744044
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The Little Guide to Vintage Shopping

Written by Melody Fortier


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2009
Price: $18.95

A Modern Guide to Vintage
 
Vintage clothing offers couture quality at a fraction of the price. But how can you spot a Dior original in a rack stuffed with Little Black Dresses? Vintage-clothing dealer Melody Fortier demystifies the entire process so you’ll know just what to look for, what to... Read more >
Anniversary Clocks
Anniversary Clocks
Written by Peter Wotton
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ISBN: 9780747807339
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Anniversary Clocks

Written by Peter Wotton


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2009
Price: $12.95

The mechanical anniversary clock, also known as the 400-day clock or torsion pendulum clock, is one of the most popular clocks ever invented. Anniversary clocks are recognizable by the decorative balls beneath the dial that rotate one way and then the other. To house the attractive mechanism, every style of clock... Read more >
Slipware
Slipware
Written by David Barker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747802211
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Slipware

Written by David Barker


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2009
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Slipware has been one of the most popular types of pottery in Britain since its introduction over four centuries ago. By the seventeenth century the decoration of pottery with slip, or clay mixed to a creamy consistency, had become widespread and the technique was perfected by the potters of England and... Read more >
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