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Autographs and Manuscripts: A Collector’s Manual

Autographs and Manuscripts: A Collector’s Manual Edmund Berkley, Jr. Editor Herbert E. Klinghofer and Kenneth W. Rendell, Co-editors (New York) Charles Scribner’s Sons, (1978) xviii, 565 pages [including, Bibliography, Notes on Contributors, Glossary, and Index] ISBN: 0-684-15622-9 Cloth, Dust Cover [new] This classic manual now out of print is once [...]

2023-03-07T12:33:16-05:00March 7, 2023|Collectors Corner, News|

How to Preserve Ancient Manuscripts

Manuscript Preservation is always a challenge Paper does not last forever. One of the most significant challenges is acidic degradation.  Libraries and archive collections are a valued resource for our history and culture, containing the wealth of human knowledge and artistic expression. They contain some of the earliest writings ever [...]

2022-08-02T17:03:17-04:00May 26, 2022|Collectors Corner, News|

One Really Bad Egg and a Visit to Calling Cards

Book Reviews: It is all about education. Whether you collect books or autographs or both, the educated collector is the savvy collector. Just ask Bill Butts. Every year a stream of reference works, how-tos, exhibition catalogs, bibliographies, and memoirs useful to collectors come on the market. Few receive scant attention [...]

2021-05-17T17:10:58-04:00April 1, 2021|Book Reviews|
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