Provides a pictorial survey of structural and decorative styles, fixtures and fittings, feature by feature throughout the house. Also included is a directory section which lists suppliers, restorers, retailers, manufacturers and useful sources of information.
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The first comprehensive, pictorial guide to the styles, materials, fixtures, and fittings essential to the successful restoration of a period house. The book covers details and fixtures for all rooms in the house as well as the exterior and garden, and helps you achieve an authentic period feel without abandoning the requirements of contemporary living. Full color and black-and-white photographs.About the Author:
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.
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