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Shelf Help: The Best Guides to Book Collecting


When you need to master something, it pays to read a book and that includes the fine art of book collecting. These guides to filling your bookshelves cover everything from understanding rare book jargon to caring for your books and identifying first editions.

Start with John Carter’s vital ABC for Book Collectors and browse through another 20 recommendations.

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Beth Carswell

About Beth Carswell

I've been reading, selling, researching, loving and writing about books with AbeBooks since 2000.

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