Found 706 articles matching Books Documents and Ephemera category.
  • Sep 23 2016
  • 23 Sep 2016

Fabulous Finds: Letters Home from a Civil War Soldier in the 1st Maine Volunteer Cavalry Regiment

Most of the Fabulous Finds I have had over the many years are connected with my hobby of antique bottle collecting. I’ve made my find […]

  • Aug 25 2016
  • 25 Aug 2016

Photographs from Harold Lloyd’s ‘Rogues’ Gallery’ to Cross Block at Julien’s

On September 23, 2016, Julien’s Auctions will have the privilege of auctioning the photographs of Harold Lloyd’s Rogues’ Gallery. The images, personally inscribed to Lloyd, […]

  • Aug 17 2016
  • 17 Aug 2016

When Sports and Art Collide: Collecting Golden Age Sports-Themed Comic Books

The real life drama that is sports often presents the perfect canvas for stories rich in triumph and tragedy. The glamour, fame and larger-than-life personalities […]

  • Aug 16 2016
  • 16 Aug 2016

Living the Amish Life—On Postcards

Mainstream Americans have always found the lifestyle of Amish people fascinating. Perhaps it’s because the Amish dress differently. Maybe it’s astonishment that whole communities can […]

  • Aug 15 2016
  • 15 Aug 2016

Unloved Antiques: The American Old Family Bible

In this edition of “Unloved Antiques”, we’re taking a look at the venerable American “Old Family Bible.” Most families have one, often said to be “At […]

  • Aug 4 2016
  • 4 Aug 2016

Postcard Time Machine: Collecting America’s Roadside Attractions

One of the best reasons to travel America’s highways and byways is to see things we can’t see anywhere else. Sometimes we’re driving long distances […]

  • Aug 1 2016
  • 1 Aug 2016

‘Birth of a Nation’ One Sheet Tops $1.7M Vintage Movie Poster Offering at Heritage

DALLAS – A one sheet poster for D.W. Griffith’s 1915 epic “The Birth of a Nation”—considered to be one of the most controversial and explicitly […]

  • Jul 28 2016
  • 28 Jul 2016

Preserving your Family Documents, ‘Fabulous Finds’ and Other Ephemera

  Maj. James Boling’s “Fabulous Finds” article in the WorthPoint June 30, 2016 newsletter (“A Family History Discovered on eBay is a True Fabulous Find)” gives […]

  • Jul 12 2016
  • 12 Jul 2016

Is an Unknown Mount Vernon Document worth a Hefty Gamble?

I am back from my part time picking in Kennebunkport, Maine. Many of you know that I head to Maine late each May to work […]

  • Jul 8 2016
  • 8 Jul 2016

Collecting Stratemeyer Syndicate Books Should Be No Mystery

If I were to ask you who the 20th century’s most prolific novelists were, which names would come to mind? Isaac Asimov, the sci-fi writer […]