Book Collecting: A Comprehensive Guide

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1995 - Antiques & Collectibles - 480 pages
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 to buy them, what to look for, and the fundamentals of building and maintaining a collection. Also useful for book dealers and librarians. Updated from previous editions, the frequency of which is not noted. No general index, but most of the sections are alphabetical. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Very cut and dry. As far as reference works on book collecting this has a little bit of everything in it. With a new section on the internet and its affect on book collecting it scratches the surface ... Read full review

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Despite its title, this work is a brief but helpful introduction for the novice collector, with many useful tips on such matters as the importance of a book's condition. Its chief value lies in the ... Read full review


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Ahearn operates the Quill & Brush bookstore.

Ahearn operates the Quill & Brush bookstore.

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