Old House Eco Handbook is a companion volume to the authors' highly successful Old House Handbook, published in association with the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB). It seeks to answer the questions homeowners and others are asking about how to make old houses - medieval and timberframed, Georgian, Vict... read more
A unique collection of timeless French houses featuring original photography make this a book to treasure. From a chic and sophisticated Parisian pied-a-terre owned by an acclaimed musician to an authentically restored Alpine ski lodge, from a grand chateau filled with antiques collected by generations of the same family to w... read more
In this superb publication, "Images" has collected 100 projects from the best architects and interior designers in Australia and New Zealand. Including beach bachs, city apartments, country retreats, suburban homes with a twist, holiday shacks and much more, this book is guaranteed to delight even the most jaded architectural... read more
|Series:||At Home With...|
Classic, timeless, easily adapted to changing fashions and brilliant for maximizing light, white can work in every home. In At Home With White, Atlanta Bartlett and Karena Callen show you how to use white to create a multitude of environments.
Carters Everything Vintage picks up where the Carter’s Price Guide to Antiques finishes, and covers all collectable areas from 1950 onwards. It is Australasia's first and only dedicated price guide to collectables. Each item features a coloured photo, description, price and dealers details - following the format of the ... read more
|Author:||Claudia Chan Shaw|
At a young age Claudia Chan Shaw developed a penchant for collecting of all kinds -- tin robots, Humphrey Bogart posters, snow domes and fashion, As she grew older she realised it had become an obsession and that there were others who felt the same. As host of the ABC TV series, THE COLLECTORS, Claudia would encounter many pe... read more
|Author:||Arlyn G. Sieber|
In today's economy, coins from around the world (especially those of North America and Europe) are increasing in both accessibility and value. With accessibility comes collector interest and a need for information. Drawing from the bible of the numismatic field, "The 'Standard Catalog' of World Coins, 'Warman's' World Coins ... read more
|Series:||Lark Studio Series|
These handmade art-doll creations range from representational to abstract, from skilful realism to provocative surrealism and they're made from every conceivable material, including beads, gourds and polymer clay. Dollmakers, crafters, collectors and anyone who appreciates beautiful objects will love the amazing diversity sho... read more
The book provides perhaps the most ambitious and lavishly illustrated history of watches for the collector and general reader. It shows in clear detailed pictures over 1,000 important landmark timepieces from all the classic watchmakers from the 1930s to the present day. Organized A-Z by manufacturer, each watch will be shown... read more
Bounty - Nineteenth-century South Australian Gold and Silver celebrates the creative skills and tenacity of our colonial European forebears. Often arriving in South Australia with little more than the tools of their trade, these gold- and silversmiths went on to win international awards and accolades for their most spectacula... read more
Skulls, butterflies, hunting trophies, ancient Egyptian artifacts, the alleged skeletons of mythological creatures and many other mysterious oddities fill the shelves of cabinets of curiosities. A centuries old tradition that developed in Europe during the Renaissance, the curiosity cabinet is again in fashion. Shops, restaur... read more
From the 'soft modernism' of Scandinavian furniture to the sleek, clean lines of the lighting created by the Castiglioni brothers in Italy, Judith Miller's Mid-century Modern reveals the glory of one of the most exciting periods of design history: the late 1940s to the 1970s. The book explores the most desirable interiors, fu... read more
|Author:||Alan B. Pitt|
This new 13th edition of 300 x pages, in full colour, covers the values of all Australian stamps, first day covers, booklets etc, through to 30.06.12. Included also are the stamp issues, with values, from all Australian States since 1850. An essential catalogue for all Australian stamp collectors.
|Author:||National Museum of Australia|
Collection Stories features some of the most significant and intriguing objects from the National Museum of Australias collection. From glass and ceramic spear points made by Aboriginal people to the Australian flag recovered from the ruins of the World Trade Center after it was destroyed on 11 September 2001, each tells a st... read more
"The Illustrated Directory "series provide readers with a fully illustrated, comprehensive, hardcover reference book packed with timelines, historical facts and images designed to inform and excite. At 512 pages packed with information and photographs, this book is a necessary addition to any enthusiast's library. "The Illust... read more
An A-Z guide to antiques and collectables. From creamware to costume jewellery, Murano glass to Bauhaus, it features over 3,000 entries. It explains materials, techniques, what a piece is, how and when it was used.
This sumptuous book offers an overview of the history of dolls' houses and their furniture, based on the celebrated collections of the V&A Museum of Childhood. From early art cabinets and 'baby' houses that recorded the extravagant lifestyle of aristocratic owners and German houses intended as teaching aids for young girls, t... read more
Miller's Antiques Handbook is the only full colour, fully illustrated antiques price guide in the world. This book is the essential guide for anyone buying on-line, at auction or in an antiques store. It is packed with more special features than ever before! Every year more than 8,000 items are photographed to make Mill... read more