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Book Finds: How to Find, Buy, and Sell Used and Rare Books
     

Book Finds: How to Find, Buy, and Sell Used and Rare Books

by Ian C. Ellis
 

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For the experienced collector or someone embarking on a new hobby, this newly revised and updated edition of Book Finds reveals the secrets of locating rare and valuable books. Includes information on first editions and reader's copies, auctions and catalogs, avoiding costly and common beginner mistakes, strategies of professional "book scouts," and buying and

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For the experienced collector or someone embarking on a new hobby, this newly revised and updated edition of Book Finds reveals the secrets of locating rare and valuable books. Includes information on first editions and reader's copies, auctions and catalogs, avoiding costly and common beginner mistakes, strategies of professional "book scouts," and buying and selling on the Internet.

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Antiques & the Arts
...[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...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780399532382
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/07/2006
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
342,649
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Ian C. Ellis has been working as a book dealer for more than 20 years, haunting bookstores around the world. He currently specializes in science fiction and mysteries.

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