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The Game’s Afoot: Searching out Sherlock Holmes Books in Every Language (2/5/13)
Bulgarian.027When I heard about a Sherlock Holmes book collector who had amassed more than 11,000 foreign-language editions, I knew I … More >>


Old and First-Edition Books are Valuable … But Not Always (10/23/12)
old cat in hatA book appraisal I did this past week got me thinking about the common misconception that just because a book … More >>


Original Vampire Literature & Movie Memorabilia are Collectibles to Count On (10/12/12)
Universal’s 1931 movie DraculaWhen Stephanie Meyer’s vampire-themed romance novel, “Twilight,” was published in 2005, it was an overnight sensation. Cashing in on the … More >>


The Comic Speculator – New Comics Roundup 05/16/2012 (5/15/12)
Ursa Minor #1The Comic Speculator is a blog written by Worthpoint Comic Book “Worthologist” Matt Baum that takes a look at each … More >>


John J. Audubon’s ‘The Birds of America’ Sells for a ‘Bargain’ at $7.9 Million (2/6/12)
ivory-billed woodpeckersAs an accredited book appraiser, book dealer, book collector and book lover, I am always thrilled to see a rare … More >>


Unloved Antiques: Those Stacks of Old Books (1/30/12)
oldbooks2In today’s example of an Unloved Antiques, let’s look at something nearly everyone has, almost never throws out and are … More >>


Unloved Antiques: The American Old Family Bible (12/5/11)
bibleNext in this series of “Unloved Antiques” is the American “Old Family Bible.” Most families have one, often said to … More >>


How to Know When Toss-Away Books Could Yield Big Treasures (11/14/11)
Unframed 1881 Vero Shaw chromolithographs from “The Illustrated Book of the Dog” sell for $45 to $85 eachWe’ve all seen piles of old and broken books at estate sales; the spines are stripped off, the covers are … More >>


Collecting First Editions: When Firsts Aren’t Really First at All (8/29/11)
The Great GatsbyWhy are first editions so collectible? Unless an author is already acclaimed, first editions are usually printed in a small … More >>


Famous Classics and What They’re Worth – ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ (2/21/11)
Frontispiece and title pageBooks that can sell for $100,000 or more at auction are rare indeed. They are purchased by museums, libraries and … More >>


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