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First Scribner hardcover edition.
xv, 251 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Early Days : Babe Ruth and Teddy Roosevelt -- Lessons from my father -- What is it worth? -- The gold medal, the top hat, and the martini shaker -- The auction game -- The art of the fake -- The real Ronald Reagan -- The mystery of the Washington survey -- Taking the reins -- The report of the death of Napoleon -- Provenance, or, where's this stuff been hiding? -- Thomas Edison and Albert Einstein -- "I know you think women are the pets of society" -- Thomas Jefferson's library -- The JFK tapes -- The legacy of MLK -- Andrew Jackson and the Trail of Tears -- Smuggled out of Nazi Germany -- Vein of gold.
"A work that compellingly draws back the curtain on the activity of finding, authenticating, purchasing, and selling to collectors some of the most significant historical documents and artifacts of the past"-- Provided by publisher.
Online version: Raab, Nathan K., 1978- Hunt for history. First Scribner hardcover edition. New York : Scribner, 2020 9781501198922 (DLC) 2019024823