Antique Trader Book Collector's Price Guide

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Krause Publications, Nov 13, 2009 - Antiques & Collectibles - 400 pages
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This new edition of Antique Trader Book Collector's Price Guide provides readers with the information and values to carve a niche for themselves in a market where rare first editions of Jane Austen's Emma and J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone recently sold at auction for 254,610 dollars and 40,355 dollars respectively.

Organized in 13 categories, including Americana, banned, paranormal and mystery, this guide discusses identifying and grading books, and provides collectors with details for identifying and assessing books in 8,000 listings.

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
6
AMERICANA
10
ART AND ILLUSTRATED BOOKS
32
BANNED BOOKS
56
BIOGRAPHIES
76
CHILDRENS BOOKS
98
FANTASY HORROR AND SCIENCE FICTION
130
LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION
162
MYSTERY
208
OCCULT AND PARANORMAL
270
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION
294
POETRY AND BELLES LETTRES
316
VANITY AND SMALL PRESS
336
VINTAGE FICTION
360
FIRST EDITION IDENTIFIER
384
BOOKMANS GLOSSARY
398

MODERN FIRST EDITIONS
184

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