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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1807 SOLITUDE SWEETENED MISCELLANEOUS MEDITATIONS ON VARIOUS RELIGIOUS SUBJECTS 1807 SOLITUDE SWEETENED MISCELLANEOUS MEDITATIONS ON VARIOUS RELIGIOUS SUBJECTS PayPal
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Bulmers History,  Gazetteer & Directory of Cumberland 1901 CDROM Bulmers History, Gazetteer & Directory of Cumberland 1901 CDROM PayPal
$6.58 (0 Bids)
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Der Rote Kampfflieger - Rittmeister Manfred von Ricthofen ,  Jasta,  WW1,  pilot Der Rote Kampfflieger - Rittmeister Manfred von Ricthofen , Jasta, WW1, pilot PayPal
$90.00 (0 Bids)
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The Search For Joseph Tully William Hallahan The Search For Joseph Tully William Hallahan PayPal
$6.63 (0 Bids)
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The Invisible Man Vintage 1967 Heritage Press H. G. Wells Boxed Sandglass Illus. The Invisible Man Vintage 1967 Heritage Press H. G. Wells Boxed Sandglass Illus. PayPal
$17.99 (0 Bids)
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1818 A SCRIPTURE HELP DESIGNED TO ASSIST IN READING THE BIBLE WITH MAPS ETC 1818 A SCRIPTURE HELP DESIGNED TO ASSIST IN READING THE BIBLE WITH MAPS ETC PayPal
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1519 JUVENAL Persius POST INCUNABLE Giunta FINE BINDING Satires SOCIETY Ancient 1519 JUVENAL Persius POST INCUNABLE Giunta FINE BINDING Satires SOCIETY Ancient PayPal
$525.00
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1714 Sermon ROYAL DEATH Queen Anne ENGLISH Mourning ENGLAND Holy Bible HEBREWS 1714 Sermon ROYAL DEATH Queen Anne ENGLISH Mourning ENGLAND Holy Bible HEBREWS PayPal
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1632 GREEK Holy Bible KJV Cambridge ENGLISH Leather ANTIQUE Rare NEW TESTAMENT 1632 GREEK Holy Bible KJV Cambridge ENGLISH Leather ANTIQUE Rare NEW TESTAMENT PayPal
$650.00
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1516 ST GREGORY Holy Bible POST INCUNABLE New Testament LATIN Church FATHER Rare 1516 ST GREGORY Holy Bible POST INCUNABLE New Testament LATIN Church FATHER Rare PayPal
$825.00
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1630 BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER Black Letter WHOLE BOOKE OF PSALMS Holy Bible ENGLISH 1630 BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER Black Letter WHOLE BOOKE OF PSALMS Holy Bible ENGLISH PayPal
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1781 ALMANACK Revolutionary War OWNED Loyalist GOVERNOR NEW HAMPSHIRE Battle KIA 1781 ALMANACK Revolutionary War OWNED Loyalist GOVERNOR NEW HAMPSHIRE Battle KIA PayPal
$275.00 (1 Bids)
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Ian Fleming THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN UK 1st 1st Impression 1965 in DJ Ian Fleming THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN UK 1st 1st Impression 1965 in DJ PayPal
$75.00
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THE DEVONSHIRE ASSOCIATION ~REPORT & TRANSACTIONS ~VOL. 118 ~BUCKFASTLEIGH 1986 THE DEVONSHIRE ASSOCIATION ~REPORT & TRANSACTIONS ~VOL. 118 ~BUCKFASTLEIGH 1986 PayPal
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Glasgow Post Office Annual Directory 1852 - 1853 CDROM Glasgow Post Office Annual Directory 1852 - 1853 CDROM PayPal
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THE COMMON I KNOW Ed'd by W PERCIVAL WESTELL & HENRY E TURNER 1909 ILLUSTRATED THE COMMON I KNOW Ed'd by W PERCIVAL WESTELL & HENRY E TURNER 1909 ILLUSTRATED PayPal
$6.00 (0 Bids)
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1905 Berlin Biblische Erzahlungen fur die israelitische Jugend  GERMAN JUDAICA 1905 Berlin Biblische Erzahlungen fur die israelitische Jugend GERMAN JUDAICA PayPal
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1750 A COLLECTION OF THE PROMISES OF SCRIPTURE IN TWO PARTS BY SAMUEL CLARK 1750 A COLLECTION OF THE PROMISES OF SCRIPTURE IN TWO PARTS BY SAMUEL CLARK PayPal
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VINTAGE  RECIPE BOOKLET,  CHEFS FROM THE WORLD'S FAMOUS HOTELS,  circa 1950s? VINTAGE RECIPE BOOKLET, CHEFS FROM THE WORLD'S FAMOUS HOTELS, circa 1950s? PayPal
$2.00 (0 Bids)
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OLD Exhibition Catalogue Caltex Oil (Aust) Art Competition Myer Adelaide 1960 OLD Exhibition Catalogue Caltex Oil (Aust) Art Competition Myer Adelaide 1960 MOCC
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