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Newly revised, updated and expanded-with two new chapters on book collecting and the Internet...

Collecting books today can be surprisingly easy-and surprisingly profitable. This insider's guide to the world of the used and rare book ...
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Overview

Newly revised, updated and expanded-with two new chapters on book collecting and the Internet...

Collecting books today can be surprisingly easy-and surprisingly profitable. This insider's guide to the world of the used and rare book market shows how to find the best deals. It's everything the novice or the expert needs to know, including:

* A new chapter on buying and selling books on the Internet
* First editions and reader's copies
* Auctions and catalogs
* Finding valuable books and selling them for the highest price
* What's going up in value and what's going down
* Avoiding beginner's mistakes
* What bookstore buyers look for
* The secrets of professional "book scouts"

With tricks of the trade and a revised index of over 1,000 "most collectible" books and authors, anyone can learn to find hidden treasures on the bookshelves.

Author Bio: Ian C. Ellis has been working as a book dealer for nearly twenty years, haunting bookstores around the world. He currently specializes in science fiction and mysteries.

An experienced insider in antiquarian book markets offers advice on finding, buying, and selling used and rare books, and provides an index of more than one thousand of the "most collectible" books and authors.

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...[A] timely and practical guide for serious collectors who wish to make a profit from their hobby....[B]reaks down the process of acquiring and selling rare books...
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780399526541
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 2/28/2001
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.56 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.82 (d)

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