By penning the new book “Collecting Children’s Books,” authors Noah Fleisher and Lauren Zittle are aiding those dedicated to developing new generations of readers, as well as exploring children’s literature as a collectible genre.
Did you know that collectors of antiques and vintage items are truly rebel spirits? That may seem like an odd statement, but in the Oct. 28, 2015 edition of Antique Trader, Content Manager and Online Editor Antoinette Rahn explains this truth.
Hake's Americana & Collectibles' July 14-16 auction features items from a who's who of superheroes. Among the superheroes to be represented are the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., Superman, Mickey Mouse, John F. Kennedy Jr., and Martin Dihigo, the only five-nation Hall of Fame baseball player.
Last year, during a local estate auction, my husband and I spied a box lot of assorted old college yearbooks. Always on the lookout for new old Knapstein Brewery memorabilia to add to our collection, we looked through the lot, spying a couple booklets that, indeed, held brewery advertisements. (I realize I’ve just given...
The bird is the word, at least for part of the Feb. 10 Fine Books & Manuscript auction at Bonhams' Los Angeles location, as several lots of antique and vintage ornithological titles are pegged to realize upwards of $15,000.
I love attending estate auctions. You never know what you will find. So many times, you don’t know you will like or want something until you see it. The latest auction I went to, I took it a step further and didn’t realize I wanted something until after I bought it!
Works by authors and illustrators from around the globe generated active bidding at Swann Galleries' May 9 Art, Press & Illustrated Books auction.
A prized Pacific travel book and renowned 15th century Book of Hours lead exemplary collection of books slated for auction at Bonhams of San Francisco Feb. 15-17.
One bidder wanted a copy of Bartolomeo Scappi’s 1570 “Scappi Cucina,” a guide to managing a well-run Renaissance Tuscan kitchen, so badly they ignored the $40 reprint in favor of the real thing. But are all cookbooks just as valuable?
As part of Antique Trader’s mission to introduce collecting to a younger audience, we offer you the first installment of – and update to – Frank Farmer Loomis' popular book "Secrets to Affordable Antiques: How To Buy More For Less!" This exclusive series will run for the next several issues and on www.AntiqueTrader.com.