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Early Car Makers Desired Hit Song to Boost Sales (10/13/08)
The Packard and the Ford sheet musicEarly Car Makers Desired Hit Song to Boost Sales By Dave Bausch In the field of Automobilia, the one subject most collected is advertising. Advertising took many forms: posters, prints, toys, magazine ads, postcards just to name a few. But the one that most of the automobile makers yearned for was to have their specific model of car depicted on sheet music. More >>


quiz 10-9 (10/9/08)
1880 Presidential Compendium More >>


Mourning Books And Rituals—Comforting The Spirit (9/23/08)
A drawing of Georgie Cuyler (top) and of Georgie and his brother, Theo (bottom, left), are from my copy of the 1868 edition of "The Empty Crib.”Today the subject of death is largely avoided and it is expected that any signs of grief should be done only in private. We have removed ourselves from the reality of death and it has become a sterile process, gone is the the loving vigil of the family attending to the physical and spiritual needs of the dying person. More >>


What is your old book worth? (9/21/08)
What is Your Old Book Worth? The value of old books can vary based on many, many factors. Unfortunately, your book may not have a high value just because it is old – or even because it is a famous title. The following guidelines for 19th and 20th century books are just a few areas that may help explain valuation. First Editions More >>


This Week in Geek 9/17 (9/17/08)
Cover of Iron Man Director of Shield #33This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by Worthpoint Comic book Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why. More >>


The Comic Speculator: All Star Batman and Robin #10 (9/11/08)
Blacked out text from ASB&R #10The Comic Speculator is a blog by Worthpoint Comic Book Worthologist Matt Baum that discusses comics as collectibles and the back issue comic market. More >>


This Week in Geek 8/27 (8/27/08)
Cover of Guerrillas #1This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by Worthpoint Comicbook Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why. More >>


old books (8/21/08)
I am looking for someone who can help me price out some old antique books. Here’s a list of 5: 1.title: writings of Mark twain volume 20, printed: by R. G. Newbegin Company, New York 1901, other info: Underwood edition, also signed by mark twain(authenticated) 2.title: Ben Hur, author:Lew Wallace, copyright 1880 by Harper & brothers, also copyrighted by Henry L. Wallace, More >>


Larkin and Hubbard: From Soap to Antiques and Collectibles (8/11/08)
Ever since three nine- and ten-year-old chums and I (unbeknown to our parents, of course) ventured to walk the four or five miles through terra-incognita streets to Boston‘s Museum of Fine Arts, guided only by a Gulf Oil Co. street map, I was smitten by the antiquities, travel and collectibles “bug,” seeking the unusual. More >>


This Week in Geek 8/6 (8/7/08)
Cover of Crossed #0This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by Worthpoint Comicbook Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday Matt takes a look at the weeks new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why. Make sure to click on the hot links for previews and more information on the books discussed here More >>


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