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Miller's Collectables Handbook & Price Guide 2014-2015

The Indispensable Guide to What It's Really Worth!

By Judith Miller and Mark Hill

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The best-selling collectables price guide is essential reading whether you're a new or an established collector and whether you're selling or buying.

Miller's Collectables Handbook 2014-2015 is the up-to-date guide to the collectables market. ­Featuring more than 4,000 objects in full colour, each with a detailed description and current price range, the book also offers what those in the know look for - how to spot that rare example that may be worth twenty times more than another piece, or why now is the moment to buy Roseville pottery. Meanwhile, in-depth closer look features explain what to look for when appraising everything from 20th century glass to costume jewellery.

Judith Miller and Mark Hill compile the guide that no dealer, collector, or auctioneer should be without. Every image is changed every edition to keep the book up-to-date with collecting and buying trends. Miller's Collectables Handbook is the only full-colour, fully illustrated collectables price guide in the world.

Comprehensive sections cover advertising, books, ceramics, character collectables, film and television memorabilia, glass, Inuit art, pens and writing equipment, plastics and Bakelite, posters, rock and pop, sporting memorabilia, teddy bears, toys and games, and vintage fashion.

In-depth features explain why one piece is worth more than another, show how to value an item, and teach you to be your own expert - this book is the essential eBay companion! Biographies of ­designers and factories give the background ­information you need to help date and value objects.

Biographical Notes

Judith Miller began collecting in the 1960s while a student at Edinburgh University in Scotland. She has since extended and reinforced her knowledge through international research, becoming one of the world's leading experts in the field. In 1979 she co-founded the best-selling Miller's Antiques Price Guide and has since written more than 100 books. Judith is an expert on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow. She has appeared on The Martha Stewart Show and CNN. She is a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines, including Financial Times, BBC Homes & Antiques, and House & Garden. She lectures extensively, including at the V&A in London and the Smithsonian in Washington.

Mark Hill has had a lifelong passion for collectables. A former specialist at Bonhams and Sotheby's, he became a director of an online antiques and collectables trading website, running its alliance with eBay Live Auctions. He is Miller's resident collectables specialist, contributes to radio, newspapers, and magazines, is an expert on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow, and co-presented BBC2's Cracking Antiques and Antiques Uncovered. His new BBC series, Collectaholics, co-presented with Mel Giedroyc, will be broadcast in a BBC2 primetime slot later this year.

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  • ISBN: 9781784723729
  • Publication date: 04 Jan 2018
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  • Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
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