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Q & A with Harry Rinker: ‘Bone’ Picture Book, Honeywell Kangaroo Paperweight (3/17/14)
bonesQUESTION: I own a copy of the “Bone Picture Book,” published by McGraw-Hill in 1968. Before listing it on eBay, … More >>


Space, the Final Collecting Frontier: ‘Star Trek’ Toys and Memorabilia (5/31/13)
Star Trek crewThe second half of the 1960s was a memorable time for American television programming. Audiences were introduced to numerous shows … More >>


How to Know If Granny’s Old Books Are Worth Anything (5/15/13)
The Good EarthAt some point, most people find ways to dispense with the personal property of a loved one. Keepsakes are divided … More >>


Hitting a Circus Jackpot at Annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair (4/6/13)
2013 Book FairThis year I hit the jackpot in my on-going quest to add to my collection of circus memorabilia. Each March, … More >>


Auction House, Damaged by Sandy, Returns with Toy, Book, Memorabilia Sales (2/12/13)
Apollo 11LYNBROOK, N.Y.— Three auctions have been scheduled for February and March featuring historical memorabilia, rare books, stamps, and coins hosted … More >>


Photographs as Book Illustrations (12/16/08)
KittensThe History of Photographs as Book Illustrations Projected images date back to as early as 1544, when multi-mirrored instruments were used … More >>


What Vintage Children’s Book Collectors Collect (11/29/08)
An example of a Tom Swift series edition. Vintage Children’s Books By Liz Holderman Children’s book collectors cover a very wide spectrum of interests, collecting many different sub-genres within the field, and often couldn’t be more different in terms of their personal favorites. Here are just a very few areas of collectibility. Juvenile Series More >>


Children’s Book Awards Winners—Different Thoughts in Collecting (10/9/08)
The Caldecott MedalChildren’s Book Awards Winners—Different Thoughts in Collecting By Liz Holderman Fans of antique children’s books collect in many different ways. Some like to collect the entire work of one author or illustrator, some like only first or limited editions, some seek books about a certain subject and some like to collect books that have received literary awards. More >>


Dating The Wizard of Oz (9/4/08)
1900 First Edition Cover of The Wonderful Wizard of OzMany old books do not include publication dates. Copyright dates, which are often incorrectly used to determine a book’s age, are usually much earlier than actual publication dates, because most classic books were eventually produced by a variety of publishers and sometimes with a variety of different illustrators. L. More >>


The History of Recorded Fairy Tales (9/4/08)
Illustration by H. M. Brock for “The Frog Prince” in an 1889 edition of Kinder-und Hausmärchen by the Grimm Brothers. “The Frog Prince” was the first story in the Grimm collection.Folk and fantasy stories have been passed down through the ages for thousands of years and have an ancient oral tradition in almost every country. The early fantasy tales were quite a bit different from the sanitized versions produced today. More >>


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