Allum’s Antiques Almanac 2015 (Hardback)
An Annual Compendium of Stories and Facts From the World of Art and Antiques
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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.
* 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.
Marc Allum is a freelance art and antiques writer, broadcaster, consultant and lecturer based in Wiltshire. He has been
a miscellaneous specialist on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow since 1998. He writes regularly for magazines, has contributed
to numerous books and is the author of The Antiques Magpie (Icon, 2013).