Found 699 articles matching Books Documents and Ephemera category.
  • Jun 1 2016
  • 1 Jun 2016

Is there Gold in Your Piano Bench? Collectible Vintage Sheet Music

While browsing through Russell Sanjek’s “American Popular Music and its Business” a statistic jumped off the page and stuck in my head: in 1918, the […]

  • May 27 2016
  • 27 May 2016

Fabulous Finds: Cabinet Photographs of 19th-Century Actors and Performers

A new column I will be writing to regularly for WorthPoint is “Fabulous Finds.” Fabulous Finds are things we all live for in our business […]

  • Apr 18 2016
  • 18 Apr 2016

‘Inverted Jenny’ Stamp recovered after 1955 Theft; One of Three Mates Still at Large

It seems that we can’t go a week without hearing a news report about someone lacking in scruples but with an abundant amount of brass […]

  • Apr 13 2016
  • 13 Apr 2016

Get Away from it All: Travel Posters are among the Most Popular Graphic Art Collectibles

The earliest travel posters were by top artists who created work that is highly sought-after by collectors today. Travel posters of all types are among […]

  • Apr 4 2016
  • 4 Apr 2016

Book Collecting Can Pay Off: Collegiate Students’ Personal Libraries Could Net National Scholarships

“To build up a library is to create a life. It’s never just a random collection of books.” ― Carlos Maria Domínguez, “The House of […]

  • Mar 14 2016
  • 14 Mar 2016

St. Patrick’s Day: Another Excuse to Collect!

As an Irish person—living in Ireland—let me relay the bad news/set the record straight: we don’t really celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Aside from having the […]

  • Mar 11 2016
  • 11 Mar 2016

The Postcard Time Machine: Going Green on St. Patrick’s Day

Whether we’re Irish or just Irish at heart, we all know that on March 17 we should wear something green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. […]

  • Mar 3 2016
  • 3 Mar 2016

Andy Warhol’s Collectibles: More than 15 Minutes of Fame

When Andy Warhol died in 1987, it was quite unexpected. He very nearly succumbed in 1968 when a deranged acquaintance shot him three times. But […]

  • Feb 24 2016
  • 24 Feb 2016

Collecting The Duke, English Style: John Wayne UK Quad Movie Posters

In this article we are going to look at one of the true greats of the 20th century cinema: John Wayne, the epitome of the […]

  • Feb 23 2016
  • 23 Feb 2016

Finding the Best of Bin: What to look for in the Thrift Store Book Aisle

As recent WorthPoint articles attest, many online sellers are discovering the joys of buying thrift store inventory for resale. Treasure-seekers love to rummage and love […]