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12 Days of Great Reads

In the 12 Days of Great Reads blog post, Antique Trader Online Editor Antoinette Rahn, dishes on 12 of her favorite collector books this season.

Finding wit and wisdom in “Looking for Me: A Novel”

In "Looking for Me: A Novel" it's easy to see why the main character, Teddi Overman, chooses to surround herself with antiques, where the past is more storied, than messy - which is often the case with human history. However, in the course of the novel Teddi travels back down the road to path...

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...