Book Collecting

Book collecting is a hobby, that once started, can easily get out of hand! You probably have several favorite books, and perhaps you'd like to have a first edition. Some book collectors get hooked by buying a book at a yard sale, and realizing that book they paid a quarter for is worth a hundred dollars! It happens all the time, the key is knowing what you are looking for.
One person can't be an expert on every book, but a good place to look for value is in finding the early editions. My interest started with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl. First editions (1964) can fetch thousands of dollars. Early editions (still in 1964) can easily fetch $100 if they are in good shape.

 

You may have some classic valuable books. Here's a search engine that can help you find the value of your book treasure.
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Intruder in the Dust FIRST PRINTING 1st edition 1948 original djWilliam Faulkner Intruder in the Dust FIRST PRINTING 1st edition 1948 original djWilliam Faulkner PayPal
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MIKE'S TOADS - Wilson Gage   Glen Rounds - hcdj MIKE'S TOADS - Wilson Gage Glen Rounds - hcdj PayPal
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1st Printing - "The Diary of Anne Frank" (Play) - Signed by Joseph Schildkraut! 1st Printing - "The Diary of Anne Frank" (Play) - Signed by Joseph Schildkraut! PayPal
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The New Revised & Updated McCall's Cookbook -1984 The New Revised & Updated McCall's Cookbook -1984 PayPal
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Vintage PB Dell 807 "Vile Bodies" Evelyn Waugh - 1960's Vintage PB Dell 807 "Vile Bodies" Evelyn Waugh - 1960's PayPal
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 ORIGINAL OFFICIAL GUIDE BOOK 1965 NEW YORK WORLDS FAIR ORIGINAL OFFICIAL GUIDE BOOK 1965 NEW YORK WORLDS FAIR PayPal
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Mirror of New York the Great Metropolis 1869 Rare Book Mirror of New York the Great Metropolis 1869 Rare Book PayPal
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Picturesque Europe Vols. I II  & III Complete by B Taylor  Pub. Appleton 1875 Picturesque Europe Vols. I II & III Complete by B Taylor Pub. Appleton 1875 PayPal
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Vintage King Lear book Vintage King Lear book PayPal
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1906 Masonic Book "The Virginia Text-book"  Laws of the Grand Lodge of VA VG++ 1906 Masonic Book "The Virginia Text-book" Laws of the Grand Lodge of VA VG++ PayPal
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Charles Dickens-Christmas Books- 1902 Charles Dickens-Christmas Books- 1902 PayPal
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1978 SLEEPLESS NIGHTS By Helmut Newton FIRST EDITION Nude Photography Book 1978 SLEEPLESS NIGHTS By Helmut Newton FIRST EDITION Nude Photography Book PayPal
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ANDREW JACKSON,  The Border Captain by Marquis James,  1940 in DJ,  Illustrated ANDREW JACKSON, The Border Captain by Marquis James, 1940 in DJ, Illustrated PayPal
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Iain Gale: Rules of War. *Signed First Edition* Iain Gale: Rules of War. *Signed First Edition* PayPal
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The Yacht America Signed by Author Swan.  Lauriat Co. 1925 1st Ed. The Yacht America Signed by Author Swan. Lauriat Co. 1925 1st Ed. PayPal
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1762 8 Vols The Works of Henry Fielding Life of the Author Journal Amelia Farce 1762 8 Vols The Works of Henry Fielding Life of the Author Journal Amelia Farce MOCC
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THE SAMMY DAVIS,  JR. AMERICAN MUSIC SONGBOOK FIRST EDITION 1992  PAPERBACK THE SAMMY DAVIS, JR. AMERICAN MUSIC SONGBOOK FIRST EDITION 1992 PAPERBACK PayPal
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Men At War The Best War Stories of All Time 1979 Ernest Hemingway HB DJ Book Men At War The Best War Stories of All Time 1979 Ernest Hemingway HB DJ Book PayPal
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Occult Books Demon Witchcraft Sorcery Devil Satan Lucifer Illuminati Spell 1 Occult Books Demon Witchcraft Sorcery Devil Satan Lucifer Illuminati Spell 1 PayPal
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VINTAGE 1930 THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD PLATT AND MUNK HARDCOVER BOOK VINTAGE 1930 THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD PLATT AND MUNK HARDCOVER BOOK PayPal
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