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Reseña del editor: From BBC Antiques Roadshow specialist Marc Allum comes a new annual almanac that keeps you up-to-date with the stories, facts and often amusing idiosyncrasies of the ever-changing global art and antiques market. Allum's Almanac 2015 reveals such fascinating nuggets as: - What Lee Harvey Oswald's wedding ring sold for - How much the world's most expensive printed book cost per word - The Victorian dolls' house which joined the soaring property market, sold by the owner with some very odd pre-conditions. - The price paid to own a pair of the 'Derby' hats worn by a famous comic duo - Why someone was prepared to pay over GBP3 million for the miniature effigy of a dashing bodyguard. Allum's anecdotal and irreverent style gives a unique insider's insight into a world fuelled by history, avarice and passion. This year and in many more Allum's Almanack will be a must-read for the collector in all of us.
Buchbeschreibung Icon Books Ltd Nov 2014, 2014. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. 223x146x30 mm. Neuware - From the BBC Antiques Roadshow specialist and author who brought you The Antiques Magpie comes the first annual almanac keeping you bang up to date with the vibrant, pacey and often amusingly idiosyncratic global art and antiques market. Find out: How much the wedding ring of Lee Harvey Oswald sold for What the world's most expensive printed book cost per word Which First World War artefacts have enthused collectors amid the centenary commemorations .and much more Written with Marc's trademark blend of knowledge, enthusiasm, irreverence and wit, Allum's Antiques Almanac 2015 provides a unique insight into a boundless world fuelled by history, avarice and passion, making it a must-read for the inherent collector in all of us. 224 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781848317345