Collecting small antiques can be of absorbing interest, partly because the items are easy to display and partly because they can be found in a great variety of places, including antique shops, public auctions, bric-a-brac stalls, garage sales and flea markets. Each title in this series is written by an expert in his or her chosen subject...with a wealth of practical advice to help the novice over any initial hurdles, guidance on prices and over 100 illustrations to help with identification.
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Noel Riley, the general editor of "The Elements of Design", is a specialist writer and lecturer on the decorative arts. A part-time tutor at Sotheby's Institute of Art, London, and a lecturer for the Worker's Educational Association, she contributes a regular column to "Historic House", the journal of the Historic Houses Association. Her books include "Tile Art, The Victorian Design Source Book, Gifts for Good Children: The History of Children's China 1790-1890, " and "Stones' Pocket Guide to Tea Caddies". She was a contributor to "Sotheby's Concise Encyclopedia of Furniture" and "Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia."
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Book Description Seven Hills Books, 1985. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110911403256