This series of guides for finding everything from fine antiques to wine cellar equipment is an indispensable companion for the enthusiastic traveler/shopper in the never-ending quest for hidden treasures.
Each book contains thousands of complete listings of carefully screened dealers and merchants who offer the beautiful things that make for gracious and elegant living.
Categories range from priceless art and antiques to porcelain, silver, fine linen, parquet, stained glass, books, maps, and all kinds of collectibles.
The authors have pounded the pavements of the world's richest and most exciting cities, searching out not only the best sources for beautiful things but also the skilled craftsmen who create and restore them.
They apply their well-known rigid standards for dealers, merchants, and artisans: everyone listed not only is an excellent source for the best quality products and services but also has a reputation for honesty and fair dealing.
Patricia Twohill Lown