Joan Didion Awarded The National Humanities Medal

July 12, 2013 0

This Wednesday, President Obama welcomed the twenty-four recipients of this year’s National Medals for the Arts and National Humanities Medals. Among those honored included Herb Alpert, Tony Kushner, George Lucas, Jill Ker Conway, Marilynne Robinson, […]

Must Reads for Graduates

July 10, 2013 0

The Daily Beast “Book Bag” recently compiled a list of books that famous authors and scholars thought no college graduate should be released from academia without having read. Respondents included Jill Lepore, Teju Cole, Alice […]

Remainder Marks on Books

June 12, 2013 0

Before we can define what a remainder mark is and how it affects the value of a book, we must first define a remaindered book. What is a Remaindered Book? A remaindered book is an […]

Caring For Your Collectible Books

October 20, 2012 0

So, you’ve started collecting books of value and you want to know the ins and outs, the dos and don’ts, of caring for your valuable books… Marking Your Books First thing’s first: don’t mark your […]

The Value of Collectible Books

December 20, 2008 0

Collectible book prices are a finicky thing. So how to determine a rare book’s value? The best way may, in fact, be to sell it. Whenever the topic of collectible books comes up in discussion, […]