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Collecting old & rare books

Ronald F. Romano

Collecting old & rare books

by Ronald F. Romano

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Published by Kensington Press in San Diego, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Book collecting.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 69-71.

    Statementby Ronald F. Romano.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ987 .R77
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71 p. ;
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4436147M
    ISBN 100896260461
    LC Control Number79089844
    OCLC/WorldCa5708075

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    Explore thousands of old and rare books, including illuminated manuscripts, fine press editions, illustrated books, incunabula, limited editions and miniature books. Whether you're a budding rare book collector or a bibliophile with an evniable collection, discover an amazing selection of rare and collectable books from booksellers around the.   Barron's Penta visits Rebecca Romney of Bauman Rare Books for insights on assembling and caring for your collection. Don’t miss a WSJ video, subscribe here.

    Alibris is similar to Abe Books in determining book values and the prices given are the retail prices of the books. With more t booksellers and an offering of over one million books, Alibris provides a wide selection of old, rare and antique books for sale. Price Guides and Books Antique Trader Book Collector's GuideAuthor: Donna Cosmato. 5 Top FAQs about Collecting Rare Books. Whether you've been collecting rare books for decades or are just beginning to be interested now, you've probably wondered about some or all of these questions at one point or another. So to help answer any that are unresolved, here's a look at some of the issues most frequently asked about in terms of.


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Use the search box above to find fond treasures from your childhood or that one book that has escaped your collection thus far.

Book Collecting Guide. Whether you're an experienced book collector, or new to collecting books, Biblio is your source for not just uncommonly good books but also a wealth of information about collecting antiquarian and rare books, too.

With the expansion of children's book collecting and the ease of using the net, prices of rare children's books have risen and those of easily available books have fallen.

While a collection of children's books in nice condition and edition acquired at today's prices will hold its monetary value well, it is a questionable investment of capital. The unique materials of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress, now totaling overitems, include books, broadsides, pamphlets, theater playbills, prints, posters, photographs, and medieval and Renaissance manuscripts.

At the center is Thomas Jefferson's book collection, which was sold to Congress in Well known to book collectors and booklovers, our site is an excellent resource for discovering a rough value of an old book.

AbeBooks has been part of the rare book world since going live in When searching on it's important to find copies that match the book in your possession as accurately as possible.

Book printer William Caxton made the first edition of The Canterbury Tales in There are only 12 rare books still in existence. These Collecting old & rare books book from your childhood could be worth a fortune : Rudie Obias.

Condition means everything in a book's value. A book that has significant damage is likely not worth much. A book collector wants an attractive copy. Dust jackets. Most hard cover books published since the early 20th century were sold with a dust jacket.

The dust jacket is both the most decorative part of a book, and the most delicate. ABAA - Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America. 'The mission of the ABAA is to promote ethical standards and professionalism in the antiquarian book trade, to encourage the collecting and preservation of rare and antiquarian books and related materials, to support educational programs and research into the study of rare books, and to facilitate collegial relations between booksellers.

Yet rare books are a great example of getting what you pay for. A first edition of To Kill a Mockingbird may be half the price in a wrecked dust jacket, but it’s still a wrecked dust jacket in a world where condition what types of condition and completeness are within your price range, and pick the very best available.

Because of the variety of books, it is easily possible to start a small collection for a few pounds — or, at the other extreme, to spend millions on acquiring very rare and fine books.

A good guide to book collecting and the terminology used is 'The ABC for Book Collectors. The Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America was founded in to promote interest in rare and antiquarian books and book collecting, and to foster collegial relations.

We strive to maintain the highest standards in the trade. All members agree to abide by the ABAA's Code of Ethics. The American Library Association’s Rare Books and Manuscripts Section has a long FAQ on identifying rare books.

They advise that you check bookseller databases—try AbeBooks, a book. sponsored by Nudelman Rare Books. Ed Nudelman knows books—specifically, rare books. What started out as a hobby collecting books 30 years ago has now turned into a thriving business—appropriately named Nudelman Rare Books—dedicated to “the value and importance of integrity in both the buying and selling of rare books.”.

Storing your rare books. Large heavy folio-size books are best stored flat. Other books on shelves should be kept upright at 90° to the surface of the shelf and should be supported on either side by books or book stands of similar size, to prevent the covers becoming warped. Our guide to book collecting covers many of the basic elements of book collecting, from what to collect to caring for your book collection.

What Books to Collect. You can collect any kind of books but make sure that you collect books that you love. Like collecting other collectibles, do not treat this as an investment although the rare and scare titles do tend to increase in value.

Pricing Policy The value of collectible paperback books. In the world of book collecting, old means very, very old. Johannes Gutenberg developed the movable type printing press in the s -- in fact, any printed book dating from or earlier is known as an incunabulum, and is virtually guaranteed to be rare and valuable.

A Gutenberg Bible, printed in and considered the first book of movable Author: Ed Grabianowski. Which books are treasures and which are trash. Learn how to find rare books in this free book collecting video from a longtime bookstore buyer. 5 Factors That Make an Old or Rare Book Valuable How to understand the basic factors behind the value of antique books.

This is a special guest article by Adam Weinberger ofa book dealer with over 30 years of experience. Fine Books & Collections is the internet's leading destination for news and information on collecting rare books, maps, manuscripts, prints, graphic arts, fine press editions, and more.

Rare Books, Book Collection, Manuscripts and Old Maps | Fine Books & Collections.I bought a relatively old book off of Thriftbooks from the '80s. This might be a personal hypochondriac response, but I get paranoid that a dusty old book with yellowing pages might have spores or other pathogens on it.

If so, how can I clean this book? Or should I even be worried about getting sick from old books? Many people like collecting older books from flea markets and antique shops but it can be hard to tell which books in your collection really have value.

A rare book can sell for a substantial amount of money — but few novice collators know how to tell the difference between a nice old book and a valuable : Esther Lombardi.