A first edition of Poor Richard’s Almanac for 1756 by Benjamin Franklin soared past its high estimate of $5,000 to finish at $11,377 at New Orleans Auction Galleries.
As filming of the movie 'The Hobbit' wraps, a first edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's 1937 masterpiece novel is heading to auction April 11 in London.
Writings by Orson Wells, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Queen Elizabeth I, J.R.R. Tolkien are headlining a Rare Manuscript, Document and Autograph auction going on now through Feb. 12 at RR Auction.
A rare copy of C.S. Lewis' of "Spirits in Bondage" collection of poetry, found in a second-hand bookstore, is headed to auction Wednesday, Dec. 18. Early estimated predict it may fetch upwards of $20,000.
One of the best things about antiques is their ability to preserve and represent the past. A recent installment of Ask the Experts prompted a trip down memory lane that involved Saturday afternoons, a telephone table and lessons in literature.
Sylvania, Ga.'s own Jewelle M. Freeland, owner of Sylvania Antiques Books Collectibles was recently named VIP Woman of the Year, by the National Association of Professional Women.
A unique piece of history will cross the auction block at Bonhams of New York July 25, when a Bible inscribed and signed by Albert Einstein is offered.
Did you know some of the most prolific writers of early Gothic literature wrote their masterpieces before they even reached the age of 25? That's not all...
Even Scrooge might have eked out a curmudgeonly smile on December 6, 2012, at Waverly Rare Books, as the hammer fell on a collection of 30 leather-bound books comprising the “Works of Charles Dickens.”
With so many books to choose from, the true challenge is limiting a collection to volumes that bring pleasure and hold value. Here you'll learn how to do just that.