Scripophily: The Art of Finance
by Keith Hollender
Pub. Date: November 1994, Publisher: Krause Publications
Scripophily: The Art of Finance by Keith Hollender is considered a major volume on collecting stocks and bonds. The book offers great information on U.S. and Foreign securities, color plates, covers Foreign Nations debt, Gold Automotive, Railroads and much more. Collecting stocks is a great hobby as many issues are available at moderate prices. Good for both beginner and the more seasoned collector.
Standard Catalog of Stocks & Bonds
by Rainer Stahlberg, Bruce R. Collin II
Pub. Date: January 2002, Publisher: Krause Publications
Standard Catalog of Stocks and Bonds by R. Stahlberg & Colin Bruce is a monumental volume on collectible U.S. and foreign Stock and Bond certificates. There are 400 pages on U.S. items and another 300 pages on Foreign issues from 76 countries. 1000's of listings and very heavily illustrated, color plates, values in U.S. Dollars.
The Art of the Market: Two Centuries of American Business As Seen Through Its Stock Certificates
by Bob Tamarkin, Les Krantz, George H. Labarre (Commentary)
Pub. Date: September 1999, Publisher: by Stewart, Tabori & Chang
This Was Mining: In the West
by David W. Pearson
Pub. Date: February 1996, Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
This heavily illustrated book examines mining in the American west, from the 1849 Gold Rush through the expansion of mining from gold to silver and eventually copper. You'll read about significant mines in California, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, Idaho, Colorado and Arizona; the growth of the railroads that served the mines; the evolution of mining technology; and more. Includes images of stock certificates, currency, newspapers of the day and antique mining tools.