Abebooks.com Winter 2006
The Avid Collector

Dear Book Lover,

What better way to spread holiday joy than with the gift of books. In this issue, we have teamed with Fine Books & Collections magazine to bring you a world of Americana and exploration. We also profile a young collector who got his start through AbeBooks and discuss how to insure your book collection. Plus, be sure to take advantage of a special subscription offer from Fine Books!

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Second About Firsts
Al Navis is back to help explain the desirability of first editions.
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Pick of the Month
Pick of the Month Fine Books & Collections editor Scott Brown picks Two Years Before the Mast. [Read More]

Are your Books Covered?
Are Your Books Covered? Is your book collection protected against losses from damage or theft?
[Read More]

Not a Scrooge?
High-Priced Holiday Books From Dickens to Fitzgerald, our high-priced holiday gift suggestions are for those who have been very good this year.
[See the Books]

Get your book valued
Treasures in Your Attic?Want to know how much your most prized book is worth? Find out from The Book Guys' Allan Stypeck.
[Learn More]

Fall Issue Contest Winner
Congratulations to Jim O. of Mansfield, Ohio, who won an Easton Press edition of Casino Royale.

Go on a rare and collectible book expedition with Lewis & Clark

Feature Article

Special Feature - All About Americana
Bill Reese
When it comes to Americana, the William Reese Company has one of the most enviable collections. Bill Reese talks about his copy of the Gettysburg Address and shares Americana collecting tips.

[Read the Interview]

Ask the Expert

Our Expert Booksellers answer your questions on rare and collectible books. [View the Q&A]

This Issue's Questions

1. What's the best way to open my leather-bound books for the first time? - Al

2. I want to start a business selling rare books. Are there lists of bestselling books and most expensive books available? - John

3. Could you suggest a rare literature book from the Victorian period for a Christmas gift? - Mandy

[See the Answers & More Questions]

Collector Profile

William Miglore
William Miglore, runner-up in Fine Books & Collections' National Collegiate Book-Collecting Championship, talks about his best finds, buying books online, and how he works his youth to his book-collecting advantage.

[Meet William Miglore]

EXCLUSIVE Subscription Offer
Fine Books & Collections magazine covers just about everything printed on paper. As an Avid Collector, you can save 43% off the price of a one-year subscription.
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