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Modern Book Collecting: A Basic Guide to All Aspects of Book Collecting: What to Collect, Who to Buy from, Auctions, Bibliographies, Care, Fakes and ... Investments, Donations, Definitions, and More

Wilson, Robert A.

ISBN 10: 1602399859 / 1-60239-985-9
ISBN 13: 9781602399853
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication Date: 2010
Binding: Softcover
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The definitive guide for beginners and advanced bibliophiles.

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. Black-and-white illustrations through, 8-page color insert

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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.

About the Author:
Robert A. Wilson was proprietor of the famous Phoenix Bookshop in New York City. He is a passionate writer; author of bibliographies of Gertrude Stein, Gregory Corso, and Denise Levertov; and specializes in rare books and manuscripts. He lives in St. Michaels, Maryland.

Nicholas A. Basbanes is the author of the bestselling book on book collecting,  A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books.

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