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.
The global downdraft is hitting the world’s economies with a speed and ferocity few imagined possible just months ago. But that gloom and doom found a silver lining at Dargate Auction Galleries’ winter auction sale ...
The Historical Society of Ocean Grove, N.J., will host its 7th Annual Ocean Grove & Greater New Jersey Antique Postcards, Books, Advertising & Paper Collectibles Show & Sale on Saturday, April 18, 2009,
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...