Antique Gambling Books & Card Cheating

Antique Gambling Books & Card Cheating

Gambling has been part of America’s history from the nation’s infancy, going all the way back to colonial times. Even before the first European settlers arrived in North America, native tribes had developed games of chance. For the most part until the 1680s,...
Bound to Please: Book Collecting and Fine Bindings

Bound to Please: Book Collecting and Fine Bindings

People collect books for so many different reasons; some focus on a particular subject, others collect an entire literary genre; others covet only the earliest of works or modern first editions. A common thread that runs through every category of antiquarian books is...
This Month’s Featured Auctions: June, 2019

This Month’s Featured Auctions: June, 2019

Featured Antique Book Auctions Each month, we highlight our featured rare and antique book and ephemera auctions, highlighting certain items of interest to collectors. Check out our current auction listings for these and many more items. (1743) Alexander Pope's "The...