We're celebrating summer with a magazine stuffed full of great editorials. The front cover features a stunning vanity case.... and there are plenty more inside for you to feast your eyes over. It's a spectacular spread!
We also take a look at the life and work of Australian potter Loma Latour, and Professor Ian Spellerberg separates the facts from the factoids in his mini quiz.
There's a gorgeous feature on collecting Pelham puppets - you'll be amazed at the value of some of them - and author and collector Hugh Sykes looks at the unusual ways the Blue Willow pattern has been used in advertising.
We tell you what's hot and what's not, keep you entertained with the endless summer quiz and reveal the wiles of Krampus, the deliciously wicked Christmas devil that nobody ever talks about...
We take a look at the allure of treen, admire the beauty of Blue John and take a stroll around the home of Sir John Soane - one of Britain’s most interesting museums.
Debra Palmen gives away the secrets of buying in Paris, and antiquarian print dealer Kathryn Nicholls looks at the life and times of Giovanni Piranesi. We take a trip on the Necropolis railway and there's a brand new section on Services and Trades to help you with your restoration needs.
Plus there's even more... Including a four-month calendar of antique fairs and events, Bargain Hunter, Snippets, Movers and Shakers and four pages of readers' letters in What's it Worth. It's a great magazine and it's packed with literally hundreds and hundreds of items to buy.
If you can't find a copy at your local outlet, email us - firstname.lastname@example.org - and we'll tell you where you can buy it!
If you'd like to 'try before you buy', click on this link to see some pages from our Spring 2015 issue. We're sure you'll love it!
Don't forget - the Summer 2015/16 issue of Antiques and Collectables for Pleasure & Profit is on sale in newsagents across Australia now!
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