"A leading dealer in historical documents and artifacts delivers a delightful account of his business ....As skilled in satisfying readers as clients, Raab knows how to tell a story, chronicling how descendants of great historical figures invite him to their homes and reveal treasures...Though the anecdotes are unconnected, they are unfailingly entertaining."-- Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)
Nathan Raab is a principal at the Raab Collection, a historian, and a nationally recognized expert who is helping to build many of the great public and private historical collections in the country. He is one of the world’s most knowledgeable and respected experts in historical documents and authenticity. His writing has appeared in The New York Times and The Philadelphia Inquirer, and he frequently writes a column, “Historically Speaking,” for Forbes.com.