D. J. McAdam's Guide to Book Collecting, Stamp Collecting, and Playing Card Collecting

Since 1997, this site has been one of the world's leading sources of information on a wide range of subjects, including:

Book Collecting, with Advice on Antiquarian Book Values, Books and Bookmen, Caring for Your Book Collection, Enemies of Books, and the Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac, along with writings on Literature;

Stamp Collecting, with information on Classic Era Postage Stamps, Philatelic Terms, and Creating a Philatelic Collection Plan;

Playing Cards, including identification guides for Bee and Bicycle, and information on Valuing Old Decks of Playing Cards;

and a good bit of other information, on topics ranging from American Indians, angels, astrology, birthstones, demonology, divination, dream interpretation, ghosts, hobbies, holidays (including Valentine's Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas), jigsaw puzzles, laws of etiquette, literary taste, love letters, music, ouija boardsstamp collecting, success, tarot cards, personal growth, folklore & mythology, and much more.

Recent Additions and Updates:


John Bunyan
Agent Pendergast Novels in Order
Why a Classic Is a Classic
Apparition of Bad Angels


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