Found 89 articles matching Books category.
  • Oct 2 2017
  • 2 Oct 2017

A Big Box of Old Books – Is There Something in There?

For years, I would go to a flea market or yard sale, and find a box of old books sitting under a table, and I’d […]

  • Aug 9 2017
  • 9 Aug 2017

Getting to Know You: Wayne Jordan

1. Who are you and what do you do? Retired antique furniture and piano restorer, musician, shop owner, auctioneer, and appraiser. Currently I’m a columnist […]

  • Jun 28 2017
  • 28 Jun 2017

Pathfinder of the Seas

My wife and I have downsized twice in the past eleven years, and I have chosen to curtail my collecting hobby. Sometimes, though, I encounter […]

  • Nov 10 2016
  • 10 Nov 2016

Rinker on Collectibles: Cozy Winter Reads for Collectors

When you are nestled by a roaring fire and crave a subtle distraction this winter from the antiques and collectibles hunt, or are a spouse/partner […]

  • Oct 14 2016
  • 14 Oct 2016

Malcolm S. Forbes Estate offers Group of JFK Hand-Written and Autographed Speeches, Doodles at Heritage Auctions

DALLAS — A rare and important letter written and signed by then presidential candidate William Henry Harrison in 1840 defending his conduct at the Battle […]

  • Oct 5 2016
  • 5 Oct 2016

California’s New Memorabilia Law to have wide-Ranging Dealer and Collector Implications

California memorabilia dealers, booksellers, art and antique dealers are up in arms about California’s new law, AB-1570 Collectibles: sale of autographed memorabilia. The law requires dealers […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]