Found 85 articles matching Books category.
  • Oct 14 2016
  • 14 Oct 2016

Malcolm S. Forbes Estate offers Group of JFK Hand-Written and Autographed Speeches, Doodles at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS — A rare and important letter written and signed by then presidential candidate William Henry Harrison in 1840 defending his conduct at the Battle […]

  • Oct 5 2016
  • 5 Oct 2016

California’s New Memorabilia Law to have wide-Ranging Dealer and Collector Implications

California memorabilia dealers, booksellers, art and antique dealers are up in arms about California’s new law, AB-1570 Collectibles: sale of autographed memorabilia. The law requires dealers […]

  • Aug 15 2016
  • 15 Aug 2016

Unloved Antiques: The American Old Family Bible

In this edition of “Unloved Antiques”, we’re taking a look at the venerable American “Old Family Bible.” Most families have one, often said to be “At […]

  • Jul 28 2016
  • 28 Jul 2016

Preserving your Family Documents, ‘Fabulous Finds’ and Other Ephemera

  Maj. James Boling’s “Fabulous Finds” article in the WorthPoint June 30, 2016 newsletter (“A Family History Discovered on eBay is a True Fabulous Find)” gives […]

  • Jul 8 2016
  • 8 Jul 2016

Collecting Stratemeyer Syndicate Books Should Be No Mystery

If I were to ask you who the 20th century’s most prolific novelists were, which names would come to mind? Isaac Asimov, the sci-fi writer […]

  • Apr 4 2016
  • 4 Apr 2016

Book Collecting Can Pay Off: Collegiate Students’ Personal Libraries Could Net National Scholarships

“To build up a library is to create a life. It’s never just a random collection of books.” ― Carlos Maria Domínguez, “The House of […]

  • Feb 23 2016
  • 23 Feb 2016

Finding the Best of Bin: What to look for in the Thrift Store Book Aisle

As recent WorthPoint articles attest, many online sellers are discovering the joys of buying thrift store inventory for resale. Treasure-seekers love to rummage and love […]

  • Dec 18 2015
  • 18 Dec 2015

Naughty or Nice: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ Capra, Commies and the FBI

“He’s making a list, checking it twice; gonna find out who’s naughty or nice…” When Coots & Gillespie’s famous Christmas song debuted on Eddie Cantor’s […]

  • Sep 18 2015
  • 18 Sep 2015

How to Know If Granny’s Old Books Are Worth Anything

At some point, most people find ways to dispense with the personal property of a loved one. Keepsakes are divided and estate sales are held. […]

  • Aug 21 2015
  • 21 Aug 2015

The Plastic Case Debate: Who Should Grade and Slab Your Collectible Comic Books?

While sealing a comic in plastic with a label displaying a professionally assigned grade might seem silly to some—after all, how can you read them […]