If you want to know the value of your antiques - or find out how the antiques market is faring - the world's bestselling antiques price guide is the place to look.
Miller's Antiques Handbook & Price Guide remains the essential and trusted guide to the antiques market. It has earned the reputation of being the book no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without. Compiled by the late Judith Miller, world-renowned antiques expert and co-founder of the book, the guide features more than 8,000 antiques.
Comprehensive sections cover Ceramics, Asian Antiques, Furniture, Glass, Silver and Metalwares, Jewellery and objets de vertu, Clocks and Watches, Books, Textiles, Toys, Decorative Arts and Modern Classics. Special features explain why one piece is worth more than another, show how to value an item and teach you to be your own valuer. Biographies of designers and factories give the background information you need to help date and value objects, while special 'Judith Picks' sections give fascinating background and valuation details for particularly interesting or unusual objects.
About the Author
Judith Miller was one of the world's leading antiques experts. She first began collecting in the 1960s while a student at Edinburgh University, and continued to extend and reinforce her knowledge of antiques through international research. In 1979 she co-founded the international best-seller Miller's Antiques Price Guide and went on to write more than 100 books which are held in high regard by collectors and dealers.
Judith appeared regularly on TV and radio. She was an expert on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow and co-hosted the popular BBC series The House Detectives, ITV's Antiques Trail, and Discovery's It's Your Bid. She appeared on The Martha Stewart Show and CNN. Judith lectured extensively, including at the V&A in London and the Smithsonian in Washington, and contributed to numerous newspapers and magazines, including the Financial Times, the Daily Telegraph, BBC Homes & Antiques and House & Garden.