Discerning ivory from plastic requires inspection

With the worldwide ban on ivory, it is absolutely essential one can decipher ivory from plastic when it comes to antiques and collectibles. In the latest Ask the Experts column, Dr. G. Marchelos offers a clear caution of closely examining items and seeking documentation, as he fields a reader's inquiry about determining if an...


Score great savings on references about varying interests

The shopkeeper of our online store ( didn't want to let the month of July come to a close without hosting another special sale. Plus, this time she teamed up with shopkeepers of our 'sister stores' to offer the same deal on everything from books about knitting and crocheting to astronomy and vintage cars....