Mauchline Ware: A Collector's Guide

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Antique Collectors' Club, 2002 - Antiques & Collectibles - 287 pages
Little has previously been published about this highly collectible souvenir ware which was manufactured in Scotland between 1840 and 1939. Mauchline Ware is now widely collected around the world and prices are on the increase. Mauchline Ware -- A Collector's Guide is a much needed book on the subject and documents the history and manufacture of the ware, and catalogues the vast array of items which were produced in various shapes, sizes and finishes; a price guide is also included. Mauchline Ware appeals to a wide span of collectors as the articles are linked to activities such as sewing, smoking, reading and writing. The important connection between Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, and the town of Mauchline is also examined. 306 colour & 50 b/w illustrations

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About the author (2002)

Trachtenberg owns and operates an architectural code consulting firm in New York City as well as an antiques business in Pennsylvania.

Keith has been an independent Burns scholar for eleven years. An actor by profession, he has also worked as an editorial consultant on several books and is co-author of a number of plays and a volume of poetry.

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