The Official Price Guide to Collecting Books

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House of Collectibles, 2002 - Antiques & Collectibles - 480 pages
A Collector's Guide to the Wonderful World of Books!
Whether you've found a century-old cookbook in your attic, are curious about your favorite contemporary author, or want to appraise a classic from your childhood, The Official (R) Price Guide to Collecting Books offers all the professional advice and information you need to determine the right values and the proper care for your books.
COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED: The Official (R) Price Guide to Collecting Books contains values for thousands of titles, from classic to contemporary, to help you enrich your shelves with unforgettable stories and priceless collectibles!
LISTINGS BY AUTHOR FOR EASY REFERENCE: Plus, there are listings of authors cross-referenced by category.
EVERY GENRE IS INCLUDED: From medical texts and early travel journals to science fiction and poetry, this incredible sourcebook covers both the old and the new--from Shakespeare and Dickens to Clancy and Grisham.
PROFESSIONAL ADVICE: This book contains valuable tips on buying, selling, and preserving your books, as well as a complete glossary of book-collecting terms.

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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

Contents

What to Collect in Popular Genres
17
The Care and Repair of Books
31
List of Abbreviations
45
Bibles
433
Recommended Periodicals and Research Resources
461
Copyright

About the author (2002)

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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