This Week in Geek 8/6
This 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
Stolen Shakespeare, George W. dum gum, Sgt. Pepper and baseball collectibles
Catching a possible Shakespeare thief, honoring a legacy of political collectibles, a record for Beatles memorabilia and the end of a Yankees era make recent antiques and collectibles news, while a work by a female painter fetches record prices in the contemporary-art market.
Roycrofters Commune Source of Desirable Collectibles
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.
I NEED HELP!!! WHAT R THESE RARE/ANTIQUE 1ST EDITIONS WORTH???
NEED HELP APPRAISING THESE BOOKS
so, i came into these and i need an up-to-date estimate for what these are worth.
ALL ARE 1ST EDITIONS unless otherwise specified
The Hitchhickers Guide to the Galaxy
The Resturant at the End of the Universe
Brave New World
How to Submit a Comic Book Question
Recently I have been contacted by a couple of members that were confused as to what information I would need to help them in figuring out what kind of comics they had and how much they were worth. This got me thinking. I’ve noticed that there isn’t a currently a Worthologist question format for each category so I decided to make one just for comics.
Where can i get information on old 1700 and 1800 bibles. I have a 1865 new testament translated out of the original greek.It has a brown cover with engraving on it. Ialso have a book of three narrative poems coleridge the rime of the ancient mariner,arnold sorab and rustum and tennyson enoch arden 1898.Also there is a first edition of Polly of the Circus 1908.are any of these of any value?
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.
old world war 1 books (1-13 volumes)
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
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.
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.