The Collector’s Cabinet (Paperback)

Tales, Facts and Fictions from the World of Antiques

Marc Allum

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Explore the wonderful world of antiques and collectables with Antiques Roadshow regular, Marc Allum. Go in search of stolen masterpieces, learn the secrets of the forgers, track down Napoleon’s toothbrush and meet the garden gnome insured for £1 million. Eclectic, eccentric and brimming with remarkable tales from history, The Collector’s Cabinet is for all those who are fascinated by the relics of the past.



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 Allum’s Antiques Almanac (Icon, 2014).


‘An amusing romp through some of the most coveted antiques. Full of facts and surprising anecdotes, it’s a compelling read that should raise a smile from both the enthusiastic amateur and the seasoned collector.’House & Garden
‘An exceptionally entertaining read, and one that should definitely have a place on the bookshelf of any keen antiquarian.’All About History

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ISBN: 9781848319110

Price: 8.99 GBP 15.95 USD

Pages: 224

Publication date: 02/07/2015

Category: History & Current Affairs

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