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Confessions of a collector

Author: Hunter Davies
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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An entertaining guide to how to collect a wide range of items - crammed with anecdotes, stories and advice gleaned from a lifetime of collecting.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hunter Davies
ISBN: 9781847246042 1847246044
OCLC Number: 640357018
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 207 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Stamps --
Beatles --
Prime Ministers --
Paintings --
Famous autographs --
China --
World Wars --
Suffragettes --
Joys & pains of collecting --
Football --
Books --
Toys & games --
Papers, mags & comics --
Lake District --
Postcards --
Ephemera --
Collecting myself --
History of collecting --
Collecting and class --
Famous collectors --
Collecting types --
Men v women --
Collecting books --
Collecting for free.
Responsibility: Hunter Davies.

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'I absolutely love this book. For when it comes to collections, Hunter Davies is a king among men. If you give this book to someone - a man obviously - on Christmas morning, I can almost guarantee Read more...

 
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