×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

All the Best Rubbish: The Classic Ode to Collecting
  • Alternative view 1 of All the Best Rubbish: The Classic Ode to Collecting
  • Alternative view 2 of All the Best Rubbish: The Classic Ode to Collecting
     

All the Best Rubbish: The Classic Ode to Collecting

by Ivor Noel Hume
 

See All Formats & Editions

Ivor Noel Hume, the former chief archaeologist of Colonial Williamsburg, offers a delightful, anecdotal, and informative celebration of the joys of collecting. All the Best Rubbish is the enchanting and edifying product of Hume’s lifetime spent pursuing historical junk across the globe, a hunt that has led him to the most remarkable finds in the most

Overview

Ivor Noel Hume, the former chief archaeologist of Colonial Williamsburg, offers a delightful, anecdotal, and informative celebration of the joys of collecting. All the Best Rubbish is the enchanting and edifying product of Hume’s lifetime spent pursuing historical junk across the globe, a hunt that has led him to the most remarkable finds in the most unexpected places. A true treasure for antiquarians, historians, collectors, and fans of television’s Antique Roadshow, Hume’s All the Best Rubbish includes a new introduction by the author on collecting on the Internet in the Age of Ebay.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061809897
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
11/03/2009
Pages:
323
Sales rank:
728,590
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Ivor Noël Hume is the former chief archaeologist of Colonial Williamsburg and director of the Williamsburg Depart-ment of Archaeology. He led the team that discovered the first traces of England's failed Roanoke Island colony, and his book A Guide to Artifacts of Colonial America is the definitive source on the subject. In 1992 Hume was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his services to British cultural interests in Virginia. He lives in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews