Found 609 articles matching Books, Paper and Magazines category.
  • Dec 26 2008
  • 26 Dec 2008

Collecting Calendars: Fun New Year After New Year

This time of year, walk into any bookstore or retailer and you’ll be bombarded by a mind-boggling assortment of calendars for virtually every subject or […]

  • Dec 17 2008
  • 17 Dec 2008

This Week in Geek 12/17/08

Don’t freak out but X-mas is next week. I know, it snuck up on me, too. As of today, if you are still shopping on-line […]

  • Dec 16 2008
  • 16 Dec 2008

’Tis the season

Ahh, the wonderful holiday season. Good cheer. Good parties. Mistletoe. Eggnog. Also the time to reach out and say hi to friends and family. This […]

  • Dec 16 2008
  • 16 Dec 2008

Photographs as Book Illustrations

The History of Photographs as Book Illustrations Projected images date back to as early as 1544, when multi-mirrored instruments were used to transfer the solar […]

  • Dec 1 2008
  • 1 Dec 2008

This Week in Geek 11/18

This 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.

  • Nov 29 2008
  • 29 Nov 2008

What Vintage Children’s Book Collectors Collect

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

  • Nov 26 2008
  • 26 Nov 2008

This Week in Geek 11/26

This 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.

  • Nov 17 2008
  • 17 Nov 2008

Giving Thanks for Vintage Cards

Thanksgiving is one of America’s most traditional holidays. But unlike Christmas, which features ornaments and snow globes, and the Fourth of July, which is festooned with flags and militaria, the nation’s annual harvest feast is associated with fewer collectibles.

  • Nov 13 2008
  • 13 Nov 2008

Mining for Book Treasures

Why amass book collectibles? What drives some of us to fill our homes from floor to ceiling with books, to haunt bookshops, book fairs and auctions to acquire more and then cast forth again to seek yet more? Well, mainly, many of us who collect do so because we love books, and we like to have them around us within easy reach.

  • Nov 13 2008
  • 13 Nov 2008

This Week in Geek 11/12

The Week in Geek 11/12

By Matt Baum