The Official Price Guide to Collecting Books

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Random House Information Group, 2008 - Antiques & Collectibles - 309 pages
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Book collecting has long been a popular hobby, and it continues to grow in popularity. This revised and updated edition ofThe Official Price Guide to Bookshas everything a book collector needs. It features black-and-white photographs and includes an eight-page color insert of exceptional book covers.

The Official Price Guide to Booksalso includes:

A history of the book trade
Current market review and forecast
Thousands of price listings covering hundreds of years of first editions
Information about genre-collecting
Advice on maintaining your collection
Expert instruction on how to profit from bibliophilia
A handy glossary and recommended reading list
  

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User Review  - Audacity - LibraryThing

Tedord and Goudey, a mother-daughter team, offer a brief yet insightful view into the world of book collecting, both for fun and for profit. Rather than tout one or another method (or genre) as the ... Read full review

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Contents

Acknowledgments
A Closer Look at the Book Trade 13
Collecting in Genres 40
Bibles
Collectible Book Listing
Abbreviations
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Tedford started out in the book business as a scout for John Westerberger, the Yankee Peddler, in Rochester, NY. She is a general bookseller in Underhill Center, Vermont.

Marie Tedford started out in the book business as a scout in Rochester, New York. She is a writer of nonfiction and has written children's books for an educational publisher. Marie is a general bookseller in Underhill Center, Vermont.
Pat Goudey, Marie's daughter, has worked as a newspaper reporter and has her own editorial service's company, the Editorial Resource Center, in Warren, Vermont.

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