Collecting Historical Documents: A Guide to Owning History

Collecting Historical Documents: A Guide to Owning History

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A guide to owning Historical Documents. Own a check signed by Orville Wright, or an autographed photograph of the Beatles, or a letter written by Jesse James. These a just a few examples of historical documents, unique collectibles that put fragments of man's experience into the collector's hands. How can a person take advantage of the opportunity to own these unique collectibles? This book was written specifically to introduce the reader to this fascinating collecting field and to guide him through the process of becoming a collector.

Todd Axelrod has spent over twenty years studing, collecting, authenticating, and buying and selling historical documents, and is considered a leading authority in the field. Mr. Axelrod has accumulated the largest private collection of historical documents in the world, and has pioneered presentation and marketing concepts which have made him the most dynamic force in the autograph and manuscript industry today.


  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0866220089
  • ISBN-13: 978-0866220088
  • Paperback: 189 pages