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BOOK COLLECTING: A Comprehensive Guide 1995 Edition.

Ahearn, Allen and Patricia.

Published by G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1995)., 1995
From Quill & Brush, member ABAA (Dickerson, MD, U.S.A.)

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First printing. SIGNED by Allen Ahearn. Revised and expanded from the 1986 edition, includes the following: estimated market values for firsts printings of author's firsts books as of 1978, 1986, and 1995; a section on prize-winning authors and books; guidelines for finding and recognizing first and limited editions of books, and appraising their condition and worth; suggestions for building a collection; list of specialty dealers and auction houses; and recommendations for caring for and selling books. Updated again in 2000 but this early edition is still chockfull of useful informatioh. Bookseller Inventory # 15802

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Title: BOOK COLLECTING: A Comprehensive Guide 1995 ...

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1995).

Publication Date: 1995

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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The Quill & Brush was established in 1976; we maintain a stock of approximately 15,000 books in our specialties which include first editions of American and English Literature including Mysteries and Detective Stories, Science Fiction, Children's and Illustrated Books. We also publish individual Author Price Guides on over 200 English and Canadian authors, which can be purchased individually or as a set, and the books on book collecting 'Collected Books: The Guide to Identification and Values' (2011) and 'Book Collecting 2000: A Comprehensive Guide.' Please contact us at to be placed on our e-list for notifications of sales and new arrivals on our website or to request a printed catalog.

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