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Advanced Autograph Collecting

By: Baker, Mark Allen

Price: $9.66

Publisher: Iola, Wisconsin, U. S. A., Krause Pubns Inc: 2000

Seller ID: 002927

ISBN: 0873416325

Condition: New

This is the book to help bring your autograph collection to the next level. There are many pitfalls you can avoid once you learn to spot the clues. The fact is that many collectors purchase phony items every day. This book goes beyond the obvious to give you the knowledge to make smart acquisitions and become an informed collector. Learn to detect forgeries through paper, typefaces, ink types and signature evaluation, spot autopen and ghost signatures, locate sources of historical autographs and learn how to preserve them. This book contains more than 1, 500 signatures and discusses collecting... View more info

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Autographs: a Reference and Price Guide for Sports and Celebrity Autographs

By: Beckett Publications

Price: $8.74

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, U. S. A., Beckett Pubns: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002971

ISBN: 188743268X

Condition: New with no dust jacket

Autograph collecting is a great way to capture a memory of celebrities and athletes. Look inside this book for important autograph-seeking tips and comprehensive pricing on signed items from starts such as Tom Cruise and David Duchovny, as well as relative pricing on all autographed memoriabilia from athletes like Michael Jordan, Wayne Gretzky and Mark McGwire. Many signatures are reproduced so that you can compare what you have with the real thing. All of the major sports are included as well as celebrities, illustrated mostly in full color. Printed on glossy paper. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12... View more info

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Baby Boomer Games Identification and Value Guide

By: Polizz, Rick

Price: $19.32

Publisher: Paducah, KY, Collector Books: 1995

Edition: Edition Unstated

Seller ID: 004305

ISBN: 0891456317

Condition: As New with no dust jacket

This is a fabulous treasure listing all of the games we played as baby boomers. They had just about every game I could think of, and they include comparative pricing. If a game was first published in 1953 and has later copies, say 1961, the information is included in this book. It is categorized in a bit of a confusing manner, but there's an index at the end which lists all of the games. The color photos of games are good; the book is heavily peppered with them. No wear noticeable to the pictorial binding. A great book for browsing or pricing your games relative to other games. ; 4to - over 9 ... View more info

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Dictator Style Lifestyles of the World's Most Colorful Despots

By: York, Peter; Coupland, Douglas (Foreword by)

Price: $20.24

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 2006

Edition: First American Edition; 1st American Printing

Seller ID: 004559

ISBN: 0811853144

Condition: New in New dust jacket

This unusual book takes a brave and unflinching look at the horrible home decorating taste of the world's most fearsome rulers. Featuring rare, jaw-dropping photographs of interiors now mostly (thankfully) destroyed, Peter York hilariously profiles sixteen inner sanctums of the scary. Placing each lair in its historical context and leaving no endangered tiger pelt unturned, York guides the curious from Saddam Hussein's creepy private art collection to General Noriega's Christmast tree to the strange tube and knob contraption in the Ceausescu bathroom. All the dictators are here - Hitler, Lenin... View more info

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Matchbox Labels

By: Rendell, Joan

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, Frederick A Praeger Publishers: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004306


Condition: As New in Good dust jacket

The collecting of matchbox label s is gaining in popularity. Thousands of label collectors are active in many countries, especially in Great Britain and the United States. Even those who dismiss the subject as dull will be delighted by the several hundred full-size reproductions presented here, many in color. The range of subject and treatment is as great as with postage stamps, and, although a few are dull, most labels are ingenious miniature works of art. The binding is black cloth with gold letter on the spine; the jacket is colorful with edgewear at the bottom, a chip at the top front fold... View more info