Fakes, Seconds, Copies and Loo...

Saturday, January 18, 2014 by

Fakes Fakes are intended to deceive you into thinking they are something they are not. For the collector of porcelain dogs, this will...

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Janet and Anne Grahame Johnsto...

Saturday, January 18, 2014 by

continued from issue 56 “Tales from Everywhere” is a collection of folk and fairy stories from around the world published in 1975 by...

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Janet and Anne Grahame Johnsto...

Saturday, January 18, 2014 by

Janet and Anne Graham Johnstone were identical twin sisters who illustrated children’s books prolifically during their long careers...

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COLLECTING PORCELAIN AND POTTE...

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 by

Collecting authentic models of your particular Spitz breed is easy enough if you confine yourself to modern breed representations,...

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THE MUSICIANS OF BREMEN –...

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 by

The story of the Musicians of Bremen (or Bremen Town Musicians) is an old one, familiar from the Brothers Grimm collection of folk...

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COLLECTING DOGS BY CARL REICHE...

Monday, January 13, 2014 by

Anyone starting a collection of old artist’s postcards of dogs will soon come across the name of Carl Reichert. His detailed...

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THE MUSICANS OF BREMEN – PART ...

Monday, January 13, 2014 by

BOOKS BEFORE 1945 The Musicians of Bremen has all the elements you need in a tale – pathos, humour, cruelty and kindness,...

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The Musicians of Bremen Part I...

Thursday, January 2, 2014 by

The illustrations to the Bremen Musicians tale discussed so far have all been taken from Grimm collections. Although discrete...

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