Random Treasure: Antiques, Auctions and Alchemy
BY ROGER STEWART BOOK GUILD £12.99
In Random Treasure, Edinburgh antiques collector Roger Stewart reflects upon six decades of auction success. An essential read for anyone who wishes to go into this field, Stewart offers a tell-all on how he capitalises on forgotten charity shop goods, turning £1,500 worth of so-called junk into £250,000 worth of profit. The book also offers a serendipitous side note of popular psychology, divulging the intricacies faced by the compulsive collector.