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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David Davidson  THE HOUR OF TRUTH  Bantam #754  February 1950 David Davidson THE HOUR OF TRUTH Bantam #754 February 1950 PayPal
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1996 The Wood Beyond Reginald Hill First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper 1996 The Wood Beyond Reginald Hill First Edition Signed with Dustwrapper MOCC
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c1942 6vol John Buchan Huntingtower Midwinter And Others Original Dustwrappers c1942 6vol John Buchan Huntingtower Midwinter And Others Original Dustwrappers MOCC
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1892 MISSAL Folio ROMAN CATHOLIC American OCCULT Exorcism HOLY BIBLE Antique 1892 MISSAL Folio ROMAN CATHOLIC American OCCULT Exorcism HOLY BIBLE Antique PayPal
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RARE 1817 2 VOLUME AMERICAN MILITARY FORTIFICATION TEXT THE SCIENCE OF WAR USA RARE 1817 2 VOLUME AMERICAN MILITARY FORTIFICATION TEXT THE SCIENCE OF WAR USA CashOnPickup
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LONE COWBOY BY WILL JAMES HIS LIFE STORY 1942 HARDBACK SIGNED MOTHER TO CAROL 43 LONE COWBOY BY WILL JAMES HIS LIFE STORY 1942 HARDBACK SIGNED MOTHER TO CAROL 43 PayPal
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DAL MATTONE ALLA FINANZA - gli italiani e il risparmio ... Centro Einaudi-Bnl DAL MATTONE ALLA FINANZA - gli italiani e il risparmio ... Centro Einaudi-Bnl PayPal
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Animal Stories for Children - antiquarian book of nature stories for children Animal Stories for Children - antiquarian book of nature stories for children PayPal
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The Remarkable Young Man by Cecil Roberts 1st Book Club Edition with dust cover The Remarkable Young Man by Cecil Roberts 1st Book Club Edition with dust cover PayPal
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US IN THE WORLD WAR 1918-1920 John Macmaster HB Book Pre WW2 1920 Free Shipping US IN THE WORLD WAR 1918-1920 John Macmaster HB Book Pre WW2 1920 Free Shipping PayPal
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Pocket Book 473 UNDER NORTHERN STARS Pocket Book 473 UNDER NORTHERN STARS PayPal
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White & Kendall NORTHERN TRAILS OMNIBUS 1920 HC White & Kendall NORTHERN TRAILS OMNIBUS 1920 HC PayPal
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Peck THE KINGDOM OF THE UNSELFISH 1896 PB Peck THE KINGDOM OF THE UNSELFISH 1896 PB PayPal
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WINIFRED GRAHAM - THE ZIONISTS   FIRST EDITION    1902 WINIFRED GRAHAM - THE ZIONISTS FIRST EDITION 1902 CIPInCheckoutEnabled
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Four Boy Hunters by Captain Ralph Bonehill Fine Binding Antique Book 1906 Novel Four Boy Hunters by Captain Ralph Bonehill Fine Binding Antique Book 1906 Novel PayPal
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1870s illustrated comic publication Artist H G Hine Good condition for age 1870s illustrated comic publication Artist H G Hine Good condition for age PayPal
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Definitions and Formulae for Students (Electrical) Sir Isaac Pitman 1937 Kemp Definitions and Formulae for Students (Electrical) Sir Isaac Pitman 1937 Kemp MOCC
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100 VIEWS OF OXFORD - THE CHARM OF OXFORD BEAUTIFULLY PORTRAYED IN SEPIA PHOTOGR 100 VIEWS OF OXFORD - THE CHARM OF OXFORD BEAUTIFULLY PORTRAYED IN SEPIA PHOTOGR MOCC
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Imperial RUSSIA ????????????? ?-?. ???????? Instruction Agricultural Census 1916 Imperial RUSSIA ????????????? ?-?. ???????? Instruction Agricultural Census 1916 PayPal
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POWELL AND THE 1970 ELECTION ED. JOHN WOOD Including FIVE key election speeches POWELL AND THE 1970 ELECTION ED. JOHN WOOD Including FIVE key election speeches MOCC
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