In The Hunt for History, Manuscript Society member, Nathan Raab shares some fascinating stories about his professional exploits. Whether it’s the first report of Napoleon’s death or an unpublished letter penned by Albert Einstein to a curious soldier, every document and artifact Raab uncovers comes with a spellbinding story. It often offers new insights into a life we thought we knew.

For those of us who collect and for those of us who love history, it is often the hunt that is so satisfying. The “ah ha” moment that makes the long hours worth the chase. To find the illusive document or fragment that provides the missing link. Nathan Raab delights with his stories of the hunt and the find. For a sample chapter, of his book.