Modern Book Collecting

A Basic Guide to All Aspects of Book Collecting—What to Collect, Who to Buy from Auctions, Bibliographies, Care, Fakes and Forgeries, Investments, Donations, Definitions, and More
Product Number: EB00743527
Released: Nov 19, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781628732429
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
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Description

"Highly recommended as a handy one-volume guide for the beginner and a tantalizing treat for the collector (The Sewanee Review). Modern Book Collecting offers advice that answers all the basic questions a book lover and collector might have: -What to collect and where to find it -How to tell a first edition from a reprint -How to build an author collection -How to get the best price from dealers -How to understand the prices and rarity of books, and more With a handy dictionary of terms used in auction and dealer catalogs and a new section on Internet resources, this is a must-have guide for book lovers.

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Original Publish Date: Nov 01, 2010

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