Author Archive | Dennis Tucker

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Kenneth Bressett Named First Editor Emeritus of the Red Book

Hobby Legend Is Honored in the New 2019 Edition Kenneth Bressett, longtime editor of the Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”), has retired into Whitman Publishing’s newly created position of Editor Emeritus. The 2019 (72nd) edition of the Red Book, available now from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, features […]

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Guide Book of Franklin and Kennedy Half Dollars Expanded With New Research and Market Analysis

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the updated and expanded new third edition of A Guide Book of Franklin and Kennedy Half Dollars, by professional numismatist Rick Tomaska. The 320-page book will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide on May 8, 2018, for $19.95. Before then it is available for preorder (including online […]

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222 Years of U.S. Dimes are Featured in Newest MEGA RED

The fourth edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins, also known as the Red Book) will officially debut April 10, 2018, with retail pre-orders being shipped on that date. The 1,504-page MEGA RED retails for $49.95. It can be pre-ordered online (including at Whitman.com) and after April […]

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What Would You Like to See in the Next “Bowers Series” Book?

David Bowers joined Whitman Publishing as the company’s numismatic director in 2003. This was at the start of a modern renaissance in American numismatic book publishing. Since that time Whitman has published hundreds of new books for the hobby, ranging from 64-page monographs to 900-page encyclopedias, and recently the 1,504-page Mega Red. Many of these […]

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Carson City Morgan Dollars Book Expanded

Whitman Publishing announces the upcoming January 23, 2018, release of the newly expanded, updated, and revised fourth edition of Carson City Morgan Dollars, by professional numismatists Adam Crum, Selby Ungar, and Jeff Oxman. The 160-page hardcover book will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online (including at www.Whitman.com), for $24.95. The fourth […]

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Dave Bowers, Books, and America’s $10 Gold Coins

A new book on U.S. gold eagles ($10 coins) will debut just before Thanksgiving 2017. Its author, Q. David Bowers, nicknamed the “Dean of American Numismatics,” has been studying U.S. gold coins for more than 60 years, and writing about them almost as long. He has examined more than 5,000 numismatic catalogs, read countless periodicals, […]

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BOOM!—Whitman Publishing Releases Fireworks Book

Whitman Publishing is releasing a new book by fireworks expert Dr. John Conkling. BOOM! America’s Ever-Evolving Fireworks Industry will debut at the 69th Annual Meeting and Convention of the American Pyrotechnics Association in San Diego, October 2–6, 2017. The richly illustrated 240-page hardcover book retails for $29.95. It can be pre-ordered from the publisher (at […]

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