DALLAS – A Kiowa warrior’s book of drawings documenting his captivity by the U.S. Army in 1875 sold for $396,500 in Heritage Auctions’ June 26 Ethnographic Art Auction, pushing the sale to more than $1 million. The bound book of 33 images is a stunning discovery of the earliest recorded drawings...
NEW YORK—Swann Galleries’ auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books on June 7, 2018 brought to market landmarks from the history of cartography and ornithology. The nearly 400 lots traced important developments in science and natural history, especially in North America. Audubon’s Birds of America Leading the...
The harrowing experience of Civil War Union soldier Capt. H.L. Estabrooks, the inspiration behind “Adrift in Dixie," as explained in a rough manuscript is coming to auction.
You never know what you'll find when people open the doors to their homes for an antiques appraisal. In this feature article, Antique Trader contributor Dr. Anthony J. Cavo shares the story of unexpected finds, including an 1863 blueprint of a Civil War fort, during an assessment.
Finding meaning and emotion in an appreciation for antique and collectible objects is easy and important, according to the editor of Warman's Antiques & Collectibles price guide.
Hundreds of signed, first edition literary works are coming to auction Jan. 24 through Everything But the House. It's the book collection of a late publisher, philanthropist.
One of the earliest books of the private investigation literary genre, 'Red Harvest' by Dashiell Hammett, is among the featured lots in Heritage Auctions' Rare Books auction Sept. 14.
This coming June 16-17 more than 50 dealers and thousands of shoppers are expected to descend on Portland, Ore. for the 11th Annual Rose City Book & Paper Fair.
In this Classic Trader archive spotlight, Lou W. McCulloch discusses various romance and Valentine's related collectibles from the past.
The wonderful and often whimsical world of children's books entrance youth today, just as in the 19th century. In addition to those who enjoy them purely for the tales and adventures, children's literature is a fascinating collecting interest. In this 7 Essentials column, some essential tips and information about children's books...