Found 85 articles matching Books category.
  • Jul 29 2008
  • 29 Jul 2008

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.

Finding Shakespeare

  • Jul 7 2008
  • 7 Jul 2008

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.

  • May 28 2008
  • 28 May 2008



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
Adams, Douglas
The Resturant at the End of the Universe
Adams, Douglas
Brave New World
Aldous, Huxley
Amundsen, Roald

  • Apr 28 2008
  • 28 Apr 2008

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.

  • Apr 25 2008
  • 25 Apr 2008


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?

  • Apr 21 2008
  • 21 Apr 2008

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.

  • Apr 11 2008
  • 11 Apr 2008

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

  • Apr 11 2008
  • 11 Apr 2008

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.

  • Apr 1 2008
  • 1 Apr 2008

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.

  • Mar 25 2008
  • 25 Mar 2008

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?