ACC Art Books
Welcome to ACC Art Books, world-renowned publisher of definitive works in the fields of antiques, art and the decorative arts. ACC is also home to ACC Editions, an imprint specialising in photography books and other titles on contemporary culture, and the Garden Art Press, created to house our books on plants, gardening and garden design.
ACC was previously formally known as Antique Collectors Club, the world’s leading publisher of books about antiques, with a heritage stretching back more than 50 years. In the art field, important published works include the William Bouguereau catalogue raisonné, The Art of Botanical Illustration and the Encyclopedia of Russian Stage Design 1880-1930. In the decorative arts, bestselling books include standard works such as Jackson’s Hallmarks, The Wristwatch Handbook and Understanding Jewellery. In recent years, ACC has placed strong emphasis on publishing books about jewellery and watches, among them critically acclaimed titles on Van Cleef & Arpels, the Christie’s jewellery archive and the London jewellers, Wartski.
ACC Editions has published several leading names in the field of photography, including Terry O’Neill, Brian Duffy, Clive Arrowsmith and Gered Mankowitz. ACC Editions was honoured to produce the exclusive limited-edition book commemorating the Frank Sinatra centenary in 2015. In 2017, ACC Editions will publish The Essential Marilyn Monroe by Milton H Greene, the definitive celebration of one of the greatest icons of the 20th century.
The Garden Art Press features books by experts and enthusiasts alike. Among our most prominent titles are Gertrude Jekyll: Her Art Restored at Upton Grey, Women Garden Designers and The Rose, by celebrated rose breeder David Austin.