antique books

Skinner, Inc., is presenting an original draft manuscript petition of the XIIIth Amendment to the United States Constitution—the amendment abolishing slavery in the United States during its Nov. 13, 2011 fine book auction.

Signed manuscript proposing a Constitutional end to slavery may bring $300K in Nov. 13 antique book sale

Skinner, Inc., is presenting an original draft manuscript petition of the XIIIth Amendment to the United States Constitution—the amendment abolishing slavery in the United States during its Nov. 13, 2011 fine book auction. BOSTON, Mass.  – A group of Presidential material, including several Lincoln and Washington documents as well a signed manuscript petition proposing...

Banking on Books

The city of Baltimore is honoring one of its own literary legends, Edgar Allan Poe not with the mere naming of a street, a library or a school, but by hosting a year long celebration called “Nevermore 2009.” The name references the famous line from Poe’s classic “The Raven,” a highly-sought after and rarely...

New Hobbies for the New Year

With a few weeks left before the arrival of a new year the big “R” word is starting to filter into conversation. No, not the words red, ribbon or Rudolph, the word that comes right after a rousing rendition of Aud Lang Syne, RESOLUTION. According to many hot-pick resolution lists a great way to...