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 ABC for Book Collectors 8th Edition
ABC for Book Collectors 8th Edition
by John Carter
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Eighth edition, completely revised and re-set, with additional information and an Introduction by Nicolas Barker. Shaken, Unsophisticated, Harleian Style, Fingerprint, E-book, Dentelle. Can you define these terms? If not, this is the book for you... (read more)

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Collected Books 2002 (Collected Books: The Guide to Values)
Collected Books 2002 (Collected Books: The Guide to Values)
by Allen Ahearn
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Here is the largest and most comprehensive single-volume guide to current market values of collectible books in America. Used by most book dealers and serious collectors in the country, this guide explains how to identify first editions of books and... (read more)

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Book collecting :a comprehensive guide
Book collecting :a comprehensive guide
by Allen Ahearn
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The meat of this reference for amateur and professional book collectors is a list of thousands of books with suggested prices for the first editions, which can also be used to price later editions. Other sections suggest what books to collect, where... (read more)

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Antique Trader Book Collectors Price Guide (Antique Trader's Book Collector's Price Guide)
Antique Trader Book Collectors Price Guide (Antique Trader's Book Collector's Price Guide)
by Richard Russell
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*Strong presence in online auction market - - majority of auctions feature pre-1950s editions*Appeals to serious collectors by featuring a list of classic rarities in each collecting category*Only full color guide to book collectingBook collecting may... (read more)

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Collecting Little Golden Books: A Collector's Identification and Price Guide
Collecting Little Golden Books: A Collector's Identification and Price Guide
by Steve Santi
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Bigger and better than ever, this book is a must-have for any collector of children's books or anyone in search of a childhood memory. Includes photos of every Little Golden Book produced through 1999, listings for more than 800 Little Golden Book... (read more)

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CC Books Ident.Pg 1st Ed (Confident Collector Series)
CC Books Ident.Pg 1st Ed (Confident Collector Series)
by Nancy Wright
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The booklover's guide to collecting Here, for everyone who treasures books, is professional advice on how to recognize those that have become rare and valuable. Whether it's a century's old book of poetry you found in the attic, you great-grandmother's... (read more)

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Treasury of Bookplates from the Renaissance to the Present
Treasury of Bookplates from the Renaissance to the Present
by Fridolf Johnson
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Selecting the finest specimens by Dürer, Beardsley, Kent, and others, the former editor of American Artist offers 761 miniature works of art representing 500 years of the bookplate from the first known example — ca. 1450 — to a wide... (read more)

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Children's Books #2: Collector's Guide to Children's Books, 1850-1950, Identification and Values
Children's Books #2: Collector's Guide to Children's Books, 1850-1950, Identification and Values
by Diane Mcclure Jones
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The second volume of this collector's guide adds completely new price listings for many authors and series not in Volume I. The inventory, covering approximately 100 years of children's publishing, 1850 to 1950, is divided into two main sections: books... (read more)

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Book Finds (Revised)
Book Finds (Revised)
by Ian C Ellis
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An updated edition of the essential insider's resource. For the experienced collector or someone embarking on a new hobby, this newly revised and updated edition of Book Finds reveals the secrets of locating rare and valuable books. Includes information... (read more)

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Old Books, Rare Friends: Two Literary Sleuths and Their Shared Passion
Old Books, Rare Friends: Two Literary Sleuths and Their Shared Passion
by Leona Rostenberg
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Louisa May Alcott once wrote that she had taken her pen for a bridegroom. Leona Rostenberg and Madeleine Stern, friends and business partners for fifty years, have in many ways taken up their pens and passion for literature much in the same way. The... (read more)

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Big Big Little Book Book: An Overstreet Photo-Journal Guide
Big Big Little Book Book: An Overstreet Photo-Journal Guide
by Arnold T Blumberg
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Do you remember Big Little Books, those tiny tomes teeming with thrilling tales of adventure and excitement? Most measuring around 4 inches square and packed with 400+ pages, Big Little Books (and their many cousins and variants) have entertained... (read more)

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The Official Price Guide to Collecting Books (Official Price Guide to Collecting Books)
The Official Price Guide to Collecting Books (Official Price Guide to Collecting Books)
by Marie Tedford
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Book collecting has long been a popular hobby, and it continues to grow in popularity. This revised and updated edition of The Official Price Guide to Books has everything a book collector needs. It features black-and-white photographs and includes an... (read more)

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Modern Book Collecting: A Basic Guide to All Aspects of Book Collecting: What to Collect, Who to Buy From, Auctions, Bibliographies, Care, Fak
Modern Book Collecting: A Basic Guide to All Aspects of Book Collecting: What to Collect, Who to Buy From, Auctions, Bibliographies, Care, Fak
by Robert A Wilson
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Modern Book Collecting offers advice that answers all the basic questions a book lover and collector might have—what to collect and where to find it, how to tell a first edition from a reprint, how to build an author collection, how to get the best... (read more)

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Collecting Little Golden Books
Collecting Little Golden Books
by Steve Santi
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New prices, new photos, new companies -- the third edition of Collecting Little Golden Books is bigger and better than ever! In this expanded edition you'll find 2,600 photos, current prices for these beloved collectibles, and the addition of Whitman... (read more)

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Book Finds: How to Find, Buy, and Sell Used and Rare Books
Book Finds: How to Find, Buy, and Sell Used and Rare Books
by Ian C Ellis
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For the experienced collector or someone embarking on a new hobby, this newly revised and updated edition of Book Finds reveals the secrets of locating rare and valuable books. Includes information on first editions and reader's copies, auctions and... (read more)

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Cookbooks Worth Collecting
Cookbooks Worth Collecting
by Mary Barile
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Savor our country's heritage with this tasteful book on Early American, 19th- and 20th-century cookbooks, leaflets, brochures, and charity cookbooks. Hundreds of photos with prices and tidbits of history create a recipe for nostalgic and charming reading.... (read more)

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Huxford's Old Book: Value Guide
Huxford's Old Book: Value Guide
by Sharon Huxford
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Primarily an aid for people with an attic full of old books trying to decide whether any would be worth trying to sell. Places a retail price--the dealer's selling price, not buying price--on nearly 25,000 specific editions, and lists scores of buyers... (read more)

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The Official Price Guide to Collecting Books, 4th Edition (Official Price Guide to Collecting Old Books)
The Official Price Guide to Collecting Books, 4th Edition (Official Price Guide to Collecting Old Books)
by Marie Tedford
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This is an irreplaceable sourcebook to the current values of thousands of books, from the old and rare (Charles Dickens' The Chimes in a 1931 edition with illustrations by Arthur Rackham can sell for $500) to the more modern (Asimov, Clancy, King and... (read more)

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By Its Cover
By Its Cover
by Ned Drew
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We all know we're not supposed to judge books by their covers, but the truth is that we do just that nearly every time we walk into a bookstore or pull a book off a tightly packed shelf. It's really not something we should be ashamed about, for it... (read more)

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Renaissance Book Collecting: Jean Grolier and Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, Their Books and Bindings
Renaissance Book Collecting: Jean Grolier and Diego Hurtado de Mendoza, Their Books and Bindings
by Anthony Hobson
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This book studies and compares two sixteenth-century libraries. Jean Grolier's was a bibliophilic cabinet of fine books. Hurtado de Mendoza's was a much larger and more scholarly collection; a full Catalogue is provided for the first time. Books... (read more)

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