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The Antiques Buyer
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0752818538, Hardcover)David Dickinson is the hottest new antiques celebrity in Britain today. With twenty five years as a professional dealer, he has brought an invigorating enthusiasm and authority to TV antiques shows which has blown away the stuffiness and elitism usually associated with collecting. A two-part Modern Times documentary on his antiques business in Cheshire lead to: Weekly appearances on the top-rated Antiques Show presenting the 'Buyers Guide' - new series starts this autumn. Regular guests appearances on Going For A Song. Presented his own eight part show on Channel Five (October 1998) Presented three slots on the Travel Show on buying antiques on holiday (November 1998/Feb 99) Presenting a series of six programmes on collecting antiques for BBC /C4(autumn 1999) An antiques buyers' column in a national newspaper (starting in November 1999) This book is a truly practical guide to buying all types of antiques. Imbued with David's charismatic enthusiasm and practical advice. Chapters include: Starting on the Antiques Trail, The Joy of Antiques, Getting Your Eye In, Ground Rules for the First Time Buyer, Where to Buy and How to Buy (Shops, Auctions, House Sales, Fairs, Abroad), The Knowledge, The Restoration Game, Reselling, Appendix...Jargon. Illustrated throughout from his own archive of photographs, David Dickinson is the first author since Arthur Negus to captivate the great mass of antique enthusiasts.
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