Nathan Raab, America’s preeminent rare documents dealer, describes his years as the Sherlock Holmes of historical artifacts—questing after precious finds and determining their authenticity—and he shows us what the past can tell us about the present.
A box uncovered in a Maine attic with twenty letters written by Alexander Hamilton; a handheld address to Congress by
"A bookseller in Wigtown, Scotland, recounts a year in his life as a small-town dealer of secondhand books....Irascibly droll and sometimes elegiac, this is an engaging account of bookstore life from the vanishing front lines of the brick-and-mortar retail industry. Bighearted, sobering, and humane."--Kirkus Reviews
An enchanting tale of the search for forgotten treasures at one of the greatest flea markets on earth.
A complete anthology of 25 years of Supreme's accessories, Object Oriented is a never-before-seen comprehensive study of the New York skate brand's ongoing collaborative foray into the world of object design.
The artistry and splendor of ancient Egyptian jewelry in fifty masterpieces
Judson: Innovation in Stained Glass by David Judson and Steffie Nelson is a history of the world-renowned family of artisans who began crafting stained glass windows in Los Angeles in 1897.
In 1989 a woman fishing in Texas on a quiet stretch of the Colorado River snagged a body. Her "catch" was the corpse of Johnny Jenkins, shot in the head. His death was as dramatic as the rare book dealer's life, which read, as the Austin American-Statesman declared, "like a bestseller."
In today's ever-changing market, collectors need more information than ever before in order to identify the best categories and pieces, maximise investment potential, and eliminate risk. This is an invaluable practical guide to the investor, as well as a wonderful visual reference to some of the finest pieces available at accessible prices.
The essential guide for the collector of mechanical wristwatches, with complete information on over 1,400 models from some 130 international brands
An authoritative account of the history of fashion and costume from prehistoric times to today.
Pay tribute to some of the most iconic ships in Star Trek history with this deluxe coaster book featuring six 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" wooden coasters.