Subscribe to this month’s double issue of Antique Collecting to read all about the summer’s sparkling London antiques fairs taking place across the capital.Each year these events attract thousands from across the UK and overseas. We explore the highlights that this year’s visitors can expect find, chat to exhibitors and pick out everything you mustn’t miss!Elsewhere in the magazine, our in-depth guide to identifying Chinese reign marks on centuries-old ceramics is a must-read before your next visit to the auction house, and unseen photos of celebrated artist LS Lowry bring a new perspective to the man behind the matchsticks.We also meet a passionate collector to learn more about the burgeoning field of tribal art, and with the 200th anniversary of her death, read some great advice on collecting works by Jane Austen. If you’re planning some time away over the summer, hunting out antiques across the world’s brocantes sounds the perfect break – we pick nine of the best.Then there’s the latest news and views from auction houses, experts and leading dealers. And our regular columnists, such as Antiques Roadshow expert Marc Allum and Edd Thomas of Antiques Young Guns are joined by the well-known face of Charles Hanson from BBC’s Bargain Hunt who has started writing for the magazine.Don’t miss out – get a copy delivered straight to your door by subscribing here.
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