Essential Guide to Collectibles: A Source Book of Public Collections in Europe and Americaby Alistair McAlpine, Michelle Li (Editor)
In the age of Antiques Roadshow fever, there has been an explosion of interest in all things collectible. In The Essential Guide, collectors of every specialty can find their particular passions organized by categoryin both European and North American collections. This unique and practical guide identifies and locates more than two hundred of the most popular types of collectibles in museums, galleries, house museums, and other collectionsfrom the famous to the obscure to the eccentric. Over 700 entries on more than 170 subjects, extensively photographed, are drawn from more than 1,200 museums in Europe and America. The Essential Guide enables readers to plan travel around their interests and enhance their journey with Lord McAlpine's expert and entertaining voice.
Author Biography: Alistair, Lord McAlpine, is prominent in the world of the arts. He is a regular columnist for The Spectator and World of Interiors and the author of Collecting and Display.
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