• 21
    Apr

Antique & Vintage Book Marks

I was looking for a way to be lazy today and I found one. You see, my partner, Cindy, asked if I could do a simple blog today, because she has family in town and isn’t going to have a lot of time to devote to it. Along came Howie. Howie Schechter is a collector of silver bookmarks and has a collection of over 1,000 antique and vintage bookmarks.

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  • 11
    Apr

old world war 1 books (1-13 volumes)

Dear Sir,
When my mother died I received from her the full 13 volumes of “The Great War” the standard history
of the all-Europe conflict edited by H W Wilson printed in London by the Amalgamated Press Ltd between
1914 -1919 dependant on volume number.
I attached photos of these books in pristine condition

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  • 11
    Apr

Plazoleta Santa Fe Feria de Libros

The Plazoleta Santa Fe Feria de Libros is an open-air, block-long used book fair that runs year-round, rain or shine, where the bookish bargain hunter can spend hours browsing through an interesting mix of titles.

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  • 1
    Apr

This Week in Geek 3/26

It’s New comic Wednesday and time for another This Week In Geek New Comic Round Up! Not a terribly heavy week, but there was still plenty of fun stuff waiting for me on the new comic shelves.

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  • 25
    Mar

How To Tell When You Have A Modern First Edition

Many families have old books lying around the house, but they are reluctant to throw them out or donate them unless they know the books aren’t particularly valuable. But how to tell?

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  • 21
    Mar

Walrus Books

Walrus Books is the only English-language used bookstore in Buenos Aires, and stocks an impressive collection of classic English literature, travel guides, and vintage magazines, making it a target for both used-book collectors and those just looking to buy a good English read.

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  • 17
    Mar

Matt Braum: Saving comic books from Mom

Matt Baum says he became a collector of comic books at the age of ten – when
his mother looked at the heap of comics littering his room and delivered an ultimatum: “You’ve got to pick these up … or I’m throwing them away.”

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  • 24
    Jan

Campaign Biographies

The campaign biography has been with us in some form or fashion since the beginning of American politics.

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  • 8
    Jan

Book Review: M-1 Helmet of the WW2 US GI

I’ve been visiting Peter Oosterman’s site (www.m-1helmet.com) for a while because, in my opinion, it is the nicest looking militaria-related site on the web. When I heard he was publishing a book on M1 helmets, I was eager to purchase a copy. My expectations were high because the book cost $119.90 (including international postage), but it ended up being money well spent.

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  • 7
    Jan

Resources Material for Presidential Memorabilia

Anyone who has been involved with collections over a certain period of years has usually amassed an impressive combination of resource material, other collectors, dealers, and organizations to help learn more about their area of interest. For me, its no different.

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