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Title:
The official price guide to old books
Author:
Tedford, Marie.
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Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
New York : House of Collectibles, 1999.
Physical Description:
vi, 392 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780676601572
Format :
Book

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THE MOST COMPLETE COVERAGE FOR SERIOUS BOOK LOVERS AND COLLECTORS--WITH TOUSANDS OF NEW LISTINGS! Like fine wine, books become better with age--and increase in value! Now completely revised and updated, The Official Price Guide to Old Books contains listings for a wide variety of volumes from classic to contemporary! - COMPREHENSIVE. From fiction to nonfiction, medical texts to early travel journals, science fiction to poetry, this incredible sourcebook provides the current values for thousands of books, from the old and the rare--Shakespeare, Dickens, and Twain--to more modern volumes: Asimov, Clancy, and Grafton. - A BRAND-NEW SECTION on buying and selling books on the Internet! - THE HOTTEST AREAS OF COLLECTING, including mystery, military, decorative arts, children's books, western Americana, and modern first editions. - AUTHORITATIVE. Written by a bookseller and one of the founders of the Vermont Antiquarian Booksellers Association, The Official Price Guide to Old Books includes tips on buying, selling, maintaining, and caring for these very delicate, fragile treasures. - GLOSSARY. A complete glossary of antiquarian book collecting terms helps novices and experts alike differentiate between "blindstamping" and "vellum."