Welcome all collectors! The library catalogue hosts a wide range of regularly updated resources on collecting; from stamps to sneakers to cars to art, there is something for everyone. Browse through the latest print resources for beginner and serious collectors. Discover the online resources to help enhance your knowledge and your collection.
Dirda's latest volume collects fifty of his witty and wide-ranging reflections on literary journalism, book collecting, and the writers he loves. Reaching from the classics to the postmoderns, his allusions dance from Samuel Johnson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and M. F. K. Fisher to Marilynne Robinson, Hunter S. Thompson, and David Foster Wallace. Read by Patrick Cullen
For anyone who'd rather be reading than doing just about anything else, this ebook is the ultimate must-have. In this visual ode to all things bookish, readers will get lost in page after page of beautiful contemporary art, photography, and illustrations depicting the pleasures of books.
Coin Collector gives you all the information, news, expert advice, market insight and inspiration you need to build your coin collection and get the most from your hobby. Every issue features in-depth collecting guides giving you the lowdown on coins from a wide range of periods and location, from Viking and Roman coins to the latest coins issued by mints around the world.
Stamp Collector gives you all the information, news, expert advice, market insight and inspiration you need to build your stamp collection and get the most from your hobby. Every issue features the latest prices, expert collecting advice, in-depth guides giving you the lowdown on classic stamp sets, new stamps, postal history, first-day covers and much more.
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Money is one of the most important factors in the economic, societal and social development of civilisation. This is also shown by the different forms of money throughout our history, from primitive money and coins to the first bank notes and the virtual money of the future.
The Winnipeg Philatelic Society is the oldest stamp club in Western Canada. It is the umbrella organization of The Winnipeg Youth Stamp Club, The Creative Retirement Stamp Club, The Scandinavian Collector's Club of Winnipeg and The British North America Philatelic Society Manitoba Regional Group.
Car values fluctuate wildly, never more so than in our current economic environment. Pricing information is a must for collectors, restorers, buyers, sellers, insurance agents and a myriad of others who rely on reliable authoritative data.
Featuring most English terms with quick, clean definitions, this guide is designed to be easily read and understood by collectors of all levels. Illustrated clearly throughout, this philatelic reference presents the essence of the hobby without the clutter of country identifiers.
Collecting Disneyana is exactly the book its title suggests a book all about the fun of collecting objects related to Walt Disney characters and movies. The book presents extensive examples of very early Disneyana in a chapter titled The Golden Years specializing in Disney s fab five : early Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, and Pluto.
"Written by the country's leading Little Golden Books expert, Warman's Little Golden Books represents these childhood treasures in the format collectors are accustomed to: bright, colorful, nostalgic and indispensable!
The collection museum reflects the shift in economic power from the European aristocracy to the American entrepreneur. This title studies the Wallace Collection, the J P Morgan Library, and the Henry Clay Frick Collection.