Top 10 Best Books to Read in Antique & Collectible Reference - August 2021



Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Antique & Collectible Reference. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. National Park Quarters: 50 States + District of Columbia & Territories: Collector's Quarters Folder 2010 -2021 (Warman's Collector Coin Folders)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Antique & Collectible Reference - August 2021

Are you ready to take your coin collecting to new places? How about taking your collecting on a scenic tour of America's most breathtaking and revered national parks courtesy of this new "America the Beautiful" National Parks Collector's coin folder.This affordable and durable 3-panel folder contains 60 slots - more than most folders - to house all of the National Parks quarters. Plus, there is a slot each for the Denver and Philadelphia coin fronts. From Hot Springs National Park to Tall Grass National Park you'll have a stunning showcase for your quarters, along with geographic details and historical anecdotes about each national site featured, as well as key coin specifications. Plus, the front cover of this folder features the reverse image of each of the first five coins issued in this program – a unique feature of the Warman's National Park Quarters folders, produced by Krause Publications.

  • Author: Warman's
  • Publisher: Krause Publications; Brdbk edition (August 9, 2010)
  • Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles
  • ISBN: 978-1440213953
  • Dimensions: 7.1 x 0.35 x 9.5 inches

                 

2. State Quarter 1999-2009: Collector's State Quarter Folder


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Antique & Collectible Reference - August 2021

The State Quarter program has made coin collecting cool. What other activity requires treasure hunting skills and knowledge of history, and delivers a decade of excitement, the thrill of hunting for errors, and an interest in U.S. history, and state pride? Treat yourself and your favorite fan of State Quarters to this beautiful three-panel coin folder, with 60 slots and intriguing anecdotes about these history-making coins.

  • Author: Warman's
  • Publisher: Krause Publications; The State Quarter Series edition (November 12, 2009)
  • Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles
  • ISBN: 978-1440212956
  • Dimensions: 7.1 x 0.4 x 9.4 inches

                 

3. Lincoln Cents 1909-1958 Collector's Folder (Warman's Collector Coin Folders)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Antique & Collectible Reference - August 2021

To do its part in the war effort, the U.S. Mint changed from a copper cent to a zinc-coated steel version for one year, in 1943. Rumor quickly spread that anyone who found a 1943 copper cent would be rewarded with a car from Ford. Now you can display your collection of the legendary Lincoln cents of 1909 to 1958 in this beautiful four-panel coin folder. Larger in size than the average folder, this unit has room for 144 coins, the most of any similar folder.

  • Author: Warman's
  • Publisher: Krause Publications; 2.2.2010 edition (November 28, 2009)
  • Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles
  • ISBN: 978-1440213267
  • Dimensions: 7.1 x 0.5 x 9.5 inches

                 

4. Jefferson Nickels 1970-2015: Collector's Jefferson Nickels Folder


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Antique & Collectible Reference - August 2021

Coin folders have a long, distinguished legacy as being most people's first exposure to the coin collecting hobby. Everyone either has or knows someone who has been given a coin folder as a child and gone on to fill it with cents, nickels, dimes or quarters. This is a perfect low-cost purchase for parents, grandparents, aunts or uncles looking to engage children in a healthy, educational hobby.    • Perfect for collectors of any age    • Updated folder houses the latest nickel issues through 2015    • Openings for 90 nickels - more than any other folder on the market    • Interesting anecdotes and facts covering the history of the Jefferson nickel    • Larger size than typical nickel folder - 7x9.5    • Attractive design and glossy cover

  • Author: Warman's
  • Publisher: Krause Publications (September 29, 2012)
  • Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles
  • ISBN: 978-1440232596
  • Dimensions: 7.05 x 0.45 x 9.45 inches

                 

5. Roosevelt Dimes Folder Starting 2005 (Official Whitman Coin Folder)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Antique & Collectible Reference - August 2021

Roosevelt Dimes Collectors Folder Starting 2005

  • Author: Whitman
  • Publisher: Whitman; 26126th edition (August 1, 2005)
  • Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles
  • ISBN: 978-0794819392
  • Dimensions: 6.02 x 0.3 x 7.72 inches

                 



6. The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide Volume 50 – Spider-Man/Spawn


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Antique & Collectible Reference - August 2021

The Bible of serious comic book collectors, dealers and historians marks its Golden Anniversary with The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide #50, complete with new prices, new feature articles, new additions to the Overstreet Hall of Fame, new market reports and more. Find out why the Guide has been trusted for five decades! Spawn/Spider-Man crossover cover by acclaimed artist Todd McFarlane, recently recognized bythe Guinness Book of World Records!

  • Author: Robert M. Overstreet
  • Publisher: Gemstone Publishing; Anniversary edition (September 15, 2020)
  • Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles
  • ISBN: 978-1603602525
  • Dimensions: 6.8 x 2.2 x 9.2 inches

                 

7. The Ultimate Cigar Book: 4th Edition


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Antique & Collectible Reference - August 2021

The Ultimate Cigar Book is a classic on the subject, covering everything from how cigars are made, to storage, etiquette, and accessories . Richard Carleton Hacker’s category bestselling is often credited with helping to create a new generation of cigar aficionados. No other book contains as much detailed and factual information on virtually every facet of cigar making and cigar smoking. And now this trendsetting has been revised in this fourth edition for the aficionado of the future! Forget 1492. This book starts out in B. C. (Before Columbus) and transports the cigar enthusiast on a fun and fact-filled adventure into virtually every realm of today’s popular and growing cigar smoking pastime. Written by one of the most knowledgeable and internationally-celebrated pipe and cigar authors of our time, Richard Carleton Hacker’s well-known wit and wisdom will keep the reader enthralled with every turn of the page, as he takes you on an information-packed would tour of cigars. Starting off with a history of cigar smoking, the author then shows us how cigars are made today (handmade, handrolled, and machine made), divulges the secrets of finding the “perfect” cigar, and discusses the ritual of smoking and how to properly care for and store our cigars. From there the book lists a number of innovative cigar accessories, suggests which beers, wines, whiskeys, brandies, and cognacs go with what cigars, enlightens us with a chapter on cigar smoking celebrities, and concludes with the world’s first International Compendium of virtually every cigar brand known today, complete with histories and observations on taste, according to the author’s HPH (Highly Prejudiced Hacker-Scale) ratings. If that was not enough, there is even a dictionary of CigarSpeak! The Ultimate Cigar Book is the most comprehensive, factual, and up-to-date book for the cigar smoker or for those who just want to learn more about the fascinating and popular world of cigar smoking.

  • Author: Richard Carleton Hacker
  • Publisher: Skyhorse; Fourth edition (June 2, 2015)
  • Genre: History, Americas
  • ISBN: 978-1632206572
  • Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.2 x 8.25 inches

                 

8. 2020 U.S. Coin Digest: The Complete Guide to Current Market Values


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Antique & Collectible Reference - August 2021

Fully illustrated with more than 2,000 images, 2020 U.S. Coin Digest, 18th edition , is a comprehensive, fully researched and vetted color guide with values to all United States coins issues featuring in a nearly indestructible hardcover with a lay-flat, easy-to-use format to make your experience even more enjoyable. This complete reference to U.S. coins includes all circulating and non-circulating coins, from early American Token Coinage to modern commemorative issues of the 21st century. The following features make the U.S. Coin Digest the only reference you need for collecting U.S. coins:      • 2000 images--nearly all in full color--provide a spectacular visual guide making identification and appreciation of U.S. coins easy and enjoyable.    • Thousands of detailed listings completely and expertly vetted, allowing the consumer to collect with confidence.    • A clear and easy-to-use guide to identifying minting errors with color images by Ken Potter, leading authority on error coins and author of popular Strike It Rich with Pocket Change .    • Coins of Colonial America    • U.S. Territorial Gold coinage    • U.S. Mint Sets, Proof Sets and Prestige Sets with current market values    • Coins of Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Philippines

  • Author: David C. Harper
  • Publisher: Krause Publications; Eighteenth edition (July 16, 2019)
  • Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles
  • ISBN: 978-1440248993
  • Dimensions: 7.1 x 1.25 x 9.3 inches

                 

9. Strike It Rich with Pocket Change: Error Coins Bring Big Money


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Antique & Collectible Reference - August 2021

In the authors' own words, this new edition of Strike It Rich with Pocket Change , dispels the myths of error coins and assists you in discovering, marketing, and researching rare coins that you can find in your pocket change. More than 350 close-up illustrations, key identifying details and current market values help you decipher the difference between proper and error issues and varying types of coins. In addition, this unique must-have how-to also includes:    • Coverage of Lincoln Memorial Cents, Roosevelt Dimes, Washington Quarters, John F. Kennedy Half Dollars, State Quarters    • Expert insight and advice about tools of the trade, preserving coins, buying and selling error-variety coins    • Terms and definitions associated with error coins Whether it's a Jefferson Presidential dollar missing edge lettering, that's worth $2,000 - $10,000 plus or a Lincoln cent with trail marks that make it an error worth $1 - $3 there are hidden treasures to be found in your pocket change, if you know what to look for.

  • Author: Ken Potter
  • Publisher: Krause Publications; Revised edition (May 4, 2021)
  • Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles
  • ISBN: 978-0593328606
  • Dimensions: 5.95 x 0.89 x 8.94 inches

                 

10. Treadle Sewing Machines: Clean and Use an Iron Lady


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Antique & Collectible Reference - August 2021

Gain the confidence to get your treadle sewing machine in working order to glide as they should. You will learn about the following, types of mechanisms, cleaning without destroying the gold decals, oiling and lubricating, tension and pressure, installing a leather belt, needles, threading, how to treadle, free motion quilting and embroidery. There is a resource page listing helpful sites. Donna has used treadle sewing machines exclusively since 1993. In 2004 she was a guest with three of the iron beauties on HGTV’s Simply Quilts Show with Alex Anderson. She was then featured in several quilting magazines and has spoken to quilt guilds about her passion. Her home is sprinkled with treadle sewing machines she calls iron ladies and gents, most of them have nicknames. Donna says she thinks she hears them dancing during the night because they were rescued and are now loved. You will meet some of the machines and learn why they got their nicknames.

  • Author: Donna Kohler
  • Publisher: Kohler Kennedy Publishing; 2nd edition (April 4, 2018)
  • Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles
  • ISBN: 978-0982564356
  • Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.14 x 8.5 inches