In the Presence of History is a large format, full color book with important advice, interesting facts and stories, and beautiful illustrations for those fascinated by historical autographs, whether collectors, history buffs, or investors. It offers a topical, behind-the-scenes look at history through the world of historical documents and autographs. Readers learn how to determine quality and value, what to seek out and buy, how to sell, what to avoid, and which types of autographs are the wisest investments. The book provides the tools people need to begin authenticating autographs for themselves. It also contains a thorough color study of the letters and documents of U.S. Presidents, with hundreds of color illustrations.
* The authoritative guide to autographs, including how to buy, sell, authenticate and appreciate autographs.
* The most comprehensive color study of the letters and documents of U.S. Presidents ever published.
* Topical treatment of autographs on the Internet and autographs as investments.
* Hundreds of full color illustrations, dynamically presented, and all from the Raab archives.
The authors are principles of The Raab Collection, a firm that has for decades has bought and sold some of the nation's most significant historical letters and documents. Many important papers have passed through its hands, including Abraham Lincoln's signed order to blockade the South at the start of the Civil War and Theodore Roosevelt's letter first coining the phrase Speak softly and carry a big stick. Moreover, relatives of famous Americans, such as Thomas Jefferson and Dwight Eisenhower, have come to the Raab Collection when seeking homes for their family heirlooms.
Author Steven Raab has previously written Blueprint For Franchising A Business , With the 3rd Wisconsin Badgers: The Living History of the Civil War, as well as other books relating to autographs. Author Jonas Raab was a journalist prior to entering the autograph field.
This is the most important book on historic autographs in decades, a gift to the field, and valuable to both experienced collectors and beginners. --Steve Cyrkin, Autograph Magazine
Simply the best autograph reference book I've seen... An utter must-have. --Craig Stark, Bookthink.com
We cannot begin to tell you all that is here, but...you need to read it. And, we promise, you will enjoy reading it. --Michael Stillman, Americana Exchange
Descrizione libro U.S.A.: The Diamond Press, 2009. Soft cover. Condizione libro: New. 1st Edition. Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Codice libro della libreria Z170A
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Descrizione libro The Diamond Press, 2009. Perfect Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110982338902
Descrizione libro The Diamond Press, 2009. Perfect Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0982338902