'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' Sells for Record $417K
The first edition of the debut novel is now the most expensive book on the boy wizard ever sold and the most expensive commercially published work of fiction in the 20th century.
A Misprint in a Bible From 1631 Endorses Hanky-Panky
The rare and valuable 'Wicked Bible' omits 'not' from commandment, 'Thou shall not commit adultery.'
The Religious History of Hummel Figurines
How did a young Franciscan sister help launch one of the most successful and recognizable collectibles in history? The story of Berta Hummel and the history of her namesake figurines are forever intertwined.
Celebrating Pin-Back Buttons
Long before social media became the most popular platform for self-expression, there was the humble pin-back button. After 125 years the button – as political statement, punch line, conversation piece and souvenir – remains a pint-sized dynamo.