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Rare Fragment of Gospel of John Up For Grabs

A rare, large fragment of papyrus with Greek writing of what is either the first or second oldest copy of the Gospel of John is up for sale this month, and likely to bring up to $460,000. The fragment is believed to date to 200 AD, less than 170 years after the crucifixion of Christ, […]

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Collectable Yearbooks of the Rich and Famous

It’s about that time of year when students are finishing up their classes and getting their yearbooks. It turns out that these books are not only cherished memory capsules but the ultimate acquisition for a celebrity super fan. Check out our feature on collectable yearbooks. Who would have guessed that a yearbook could be worth […]

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Tracing Your Ancestors

Over the past couple of years, I have been told by various people that AbeBooks.com has become a useful tool for people researching their family tree. Apparently, as our database of books has grown to more than 100 million books, more and more genealogists have been discovering useful books and documents on the site.

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