Education and Training

University courses and professional training for the art and antiques industry. 

Headgear to die for

26 February 2001

Tiara by Diana Scarisbrick, published by Chronicle Books with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston US and distributed by Hi Marketing, London. Tel: 020 7738 7751/email: ISBN 0811827178 £16.95 hb

In the little black bag

26 February 2001

Antique Medical Instruments, by C. Keith Wilbur, MD., published by Schiffer and distributed by Bushwood Books (see above). ISBN 076431081X. £12.95

A guide to the guides

26 February 2001

Antiques Shops, Fairs & Auctions 2001, published by Miller’s, Mitchell Beazley ISBN 184000360X. £12.99

The art of painting craft

16 February 2001

Peter Monamy: 1681-1749 and His Circle by F B Cockett

Valour diction

16 February 2001

British Campaign Medals, by Peter Duckers 1815-1914

Aristocrats of design

12 February 2001

Robin & Lucienne Day: Pioneers of Contemporary Design by Lesley Jackson, published by Mitchell Beazley. ISBN 1840002395. £30 hb.

Stories in stone – a definitive work

29 January 2001

Identifying Marble by Jacques Dubarry de Lassale, published in English by Editions H. Vial, Dourdain, France and distributed by Hilmarton Manor Press of Calne, Wilts. tel: 01249 760208 fax: 01249 760379 email: ISBN 2851010654 £95.00 hb.

The kingpin of pens

29 January 2001

Namiki: The Art of Japanese Lacquer Pens by Julia Hutt and Stephen Overbury, published by Pens Unlimited Inc. of Toronto and distributed through The Battersea Pen Home, PO Box 6128, Epping CM18 4GG, tel: 0870 900 1888; email: ISBN 0968643507. £120 hb.

A must for collectors

29 January 2001

The Catalogue of Silver in the Grosvenor Museum, Chester by Peter Boughton, published by Phillimore & Co, Chichester. Available from the museum on 01244 402008 fax: 01244 347587 or bookshops. ISBN 186077153X £19.95 pb.

A window on social history too

29 January 2001

Treasures To Hold: Irish and English Miniatures 1650-1850 from the National Gallery of Ireland Collection by Dr Paul Caffrey, published by the National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin. tel: 01 661 5133. email: ISBN 090316275X £19.99.

Law day on looted art

24 October 2000

THE Art-Law Centre of Switzerland is holding an international symposium, entitled Claims for the Restitution of Looted Art, at the Museum of Art and History in Geneva on November 10.

Web working group for trade sets out agenda for coming year

17 July 2000

THE working group that has been debating how to help the trade plan and regulate effective Web business has set an agenda for the next 12 months.

Steeped in the magic world of recording...

26 April 1999

Antique Phonograph Gadgets Gizmos and Gimmicks by Timothy C. Fabrizio and George F. Paul

A volume that really does live up to its title

30 March 1999

The Ultimate Corkscrew Book by Donald A Bull

Fine study with strange tales

30 March 1999

Cameos Old and New by Anna M. Miller

Exquisite but expensive

30 March 1999

Royal Crown Derby – Imari Wares by Ian Cox