Antique Trader Book Collector's Price Guide

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Krause Publications, Jul 5, 2006 - Antiques & Collectibles - 448 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
How the Prices Are Derived
8
Americana
10
Art Illustrated Books
34
Banned Books
60
Biographies
86
Childrens Books
114
Fantasy Horror Science Fiction
140
Occult Paranormal
258
Philosophy Religion
282
Poetry and Belles Lettres
306
Vintage Fiction
332
First Edition Identifier
358
Pseudonyms
370
Bookmanss Glossary
412
Signature Guide
414

Literature In Translation
170
Modern First Editions
196
Mystery
226
Booksellers Collecting Tips
425
Copyright

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