The Official Price Guide to Old Books

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House of Collectibles, 1994 - Book collecting - 365 pages
A one-of-a-kind guide for book lovers and book collectors!
Like fine wine, books become better with age -- and increase in value! Completely revised, updated, and expanded, The Official Price Guide to Old Books lists the prices of a wide variety of volumes from classic to contemporary.
* COMPREHENSIVE. This incredible sourcebook provides the current values for thousands of books, from the old and the rare to more modern volumes.
* UP-TO-DATE. The Official Price Guide to Old Books also includes the hot areas of collecting, including mystery, military, children's books, and modern first editions.
* AUTHORITATIVE. Extensively researched, The Official Price Guide to Old Books includes tips on buying, selling, maintaining, and caring for these very delicate, fragile treasures.
* GLOSSARY. A glossary of antiquarian book collectors' terms, so both experts and novices can differentiate between "blindstamping" and "vellum" -- a complete mini-course in book collecting.
* FULLY ILLUSTRATED.

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Contents

The Care and Repair of Old Books
20
List of Abbreviations
71
Bibles
360
Copyright

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