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
Robert A. Wilson, Nicholas A. Basbanes
- 276 Pages
- November 1, 2010
- ISBN: 9781602399853
- Trim Size: 5.5in x 8.25in x 5.6in
Modern Book Collecting offers advice that answers all the basic questions a book lover and collector might havewhat 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.