Did you know it's been 80 years since J.R.R. Tolkien introduced the world to Middle-earth? Join us as we explore 8 elements of hobbit history.
Did you know the enchanting images appearing on the cover of books in J.R.R. Tolkein's "Lord of the Ring" series is actually portions of a single illustration? Come May 12 Heritage Auctions will present the illustration, by artist Barbara Remington, to bidders.
The wonderful and often whimsical world of children's books entrance youth today, just as in the 19th century. In addition to those who enjoy them purely for the tales and adventures, children's literature is a fascinating collecting interest. In this 7 Essentials column, some essential tips and information about children's books...
Not only did Anne Frank own a copy of "Grimm's Fairy Tales" that is coming to auction May 5 through Swann Galleries, but she signed it.
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...
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.