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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JUNIOR MISS By SALLY BENSON Pocket Books 1939 1960 JUNIOR MISS By SALLY BENSON Pocket Books 1939 1960 PayPal
$4.49 (0 Bids)
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Doctor Ralph Connor 1906 HC Tale of Canadian Rockies Western Brothers Medical Doctor Ralph Connor 1906 HC Tale of Canadian Rockies Western Brothers Medical PayPal
$5.85 (0 Bids)
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Aesop's Fables Retold by Joan Hirschmann - 1st Ed. 1964 - Illustrated by Pinto Aesop's Fables Retold by Joan Hirschmann - 1st Ed. 1964 - Illustrated by Pinto PayPal
$19.65 (0 Bids)
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1914 George Bernard Shaw How He Lied To Her Husband With The Admiral Bashville 1914 George Bernard Shaw How He Lied To Her Husband With The Admiral Bashville MOCC
$93.08 (0 Bids)
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6 pearl s buck books,  john day publisher 6 pearl s buck books, john day publisher PayPal
$25.00 (0 Bids)
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Vintage Lot Of 8 Science fiction Magazine Isaac Asimov,  Paperback,  Good Cond Vintage Lot Of 8 Science fiction Magazine Isaac Asimov, Paperback, Good Cond PayPal
$25.00 (0 Bids)
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ANTIQUE LES CONTEIRS DE BRETAGNE Deuxieme Serie GOFFIC Le Braz SALONNE Aubert ANTIQUE LES CONTEIRS DE BRETAGNE Deuxieme Serie GOFFIC Le Braz SALONNE Aubert PayPal
$49.99 (0 Bids)
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Circus boy war on wheels by dorthea snow robert jenney illustrated HC 1958 Circus boy war on wheels by dorthea snow robert jenney illustrated HC 1958 PayPal
$12.00 (0 Bids)
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LOOKING FORWARD and Others,  Booth Tarkington,  Doubleday Page Co, 1st Edition 1926 LOOKING FORWARD and Others, Booth Tarkington, Doubleday Page Co, 1st Edition 1926 PayPal
$7.99 (0 Bids)
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Arrowsmith ~ Signed Sinclair Lewis ~ 1925 ~ Limited First Edition ~ Rare Book ~ Arrowsmith ~ Signed Sinclair Lewis ~ 1925 ~ Limited First Edition ~ Rare Book ~ PayPal
$1,230.00 (0 Bids)
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Trixie Belden #11 - The Mystery At Bob-White Cave (Oval Paperback) Trixie Belden #11 - The Mystery At Bob-White Cave (Oval Paperback) PayPal
$8.49 (0 Bids)
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BAND OF BROTHERS,  CITIZEN SOLDIERS,  D DAY  - Easton Press - AMBROSE - ALL SIGNED BAND OF BROTHERS, CITIZEN SOLDIERS, D DAY - Easton Press - AMBROSE - ALL SIGNED PayPal
$1,099.99 (0 Bids)
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Antique Books,  Set of 3 Hard Cover Shabby Decor,  Display Collection,  Photo Props Antique Books, Set of 3 Hard Cover Shabby Decor, Display Collection, Photo Props PayPal
$48.00 (0 Bids)
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1922 FIRST BLACK PRIX GONCOURT AUTHOR RENE MARAN BATOUALA GOOD DJ 1922 FIRST BLACK PRIX GONCOURT AUTHOR RENE MARAN BATOUALA GOOD DJ PayPal
$75.00 (0 Bids)
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GLASS COLLECTOR'S DIGEST-OCT. NOV 1994 VOLUME-VIII-NO.3-SALE PRICE GLASS COLLECTOR'S DIGEST-OCT. NOV 1994 VOLUME-VIII-NO.3-SALE PRICE PayPal
$2.00 (0 Bids)
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Westbrook Junior College Portland Maine 1956 The Tower Yearbook Annual ME Westbrook Junior College Portland Maine 1956 The Tower Yearbook Annual ME PayPal
$20.00 (0 Bids)
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CROYDON WITH ITS SURROUNDINGS c1918 ILLUSTRATED RARE CROYDON WITH ITS SURROUNDINGS c1918 ILLUSTRATED RARE PayPal
$7.31 (0 Bids)
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The Easton Press 100 Greatest Books Little Women The Easton Press 100 Greatest Books Little Women PayPal
$20.00 (0 Bids)
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Catalogue of Books Pamphlets Maps Hellenic & Roman Societies bibliography 1924 Catalogue of Books Pamphlets Maps Hellenic & Roman Societies bibliography 1924 PayPal
$13.28 (0 Bids)
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Prevost Travel North America Polar Region 2 Maps - 1749 Prevost Travel North America Polar Region 2 Maps - 1749 PayPal
$89.00 (0 Bids)
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