BOOKS: Sources for Book Values and Book Collecting

Additional Print Sources for Book Pricing and Collecting


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Digital ID: 1153325

Ahearn, Allen.† Collected Books: the guide to values.† New York: G. P. Putnam ís, 1998.††††

*R-GAN 98-8172

A guide to identifying and pricing first editions and first printings.† Includes bibliographical references.

Bernard, Philippa.† Antiquarian Books: a companion for booksellers, librarians and collectors.† Philadelphia: University of Philadelphia Press, 1994.

*R-GAN 95-4728†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Encyclopedic dictionary of antiquarian book collecting and book selling, with articles by various specialist contributors.† Especially good on private press books and illustrations.

Carter, John.† ABC for Book Collectors.† London: W. Shaw, 1995.

Pub. Cat. 95-1881 Shelf 12††††††††

Essential dictionary of some 500 book-collecting terms, with definitions ranging from a few lines to several pages.