HUNT VALLEY, Md. – Forty-one years ago, audiences worldwide were introduced to Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and a captivating cast of quirky characters from a distant realm that defied all imagination: George Lucas’ Star Wars galaxy. With the release of each subsequent film in the Star Wars franchise came the merchandise – action figures, vehicles, playsets, posters and scores of other products that organically formed a specialty collecting category of their own.
NEW YORK (AP) – Two Ernest Hemingway stories written in the mid-1950s and rarely seen since will be published next year.
NEW YORK – Containing more tips, more marks and more prices than any other competitive price guide on the market, the new edition of Kovels’ Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide 2019 (Black Dog & Leventhal) by Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel will be on bookshelves Sept. 25.
NEW YORK – Inducted to the prestigious Interior Design Hall of Fame in 1987, Jeremiah Goodman (1922–2017) has long been revered within the interior design community for his ability to infuse static rooms with warmth and personality. His book, Jeremiah: Inspired Interiors, edited by Dean Rhys-Morgan, chronicles the designer’s life and work, drawing on paintings and photographs taken from his own extensive archive.
DALLAS – Collectors and fans of comics and comic art can download a copy of the 48th edition of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide 2018-19 through Heritage Auctions, at HA.com.
HUNT VALLEY, Md. – The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide no. 48 from Gemstone Publishing is now available in comic shops across North America and in specialty shops around the world.
DALLAS – The definitive resource on the history of one of the world’s most popular collector coins, Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles is now available from Heritage Auctions.
BOSTON (AP) – A new illustrated book about the theft of $500 million worth of artwork from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum went on sale Monday.
NEW YORK (AP) – Researching the life of Leonardo da Vinci left Walter Isaacson in a playful mood.