Collected books : the guide to identification and values / Allen and Patricia Ahearn ; with the assistance of Elizabeth Ahearn Fisher.
- 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville||002.075 AHE (Text)||37323002001223||NONFIC||Available||-|
|Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield||002.075 Ahearn (Text)||78292000315212||Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781883060138 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 1883060133 (alk. paper)
- Physical Description: xiv, 817 p. ; 24 cm.
- Edition: 4th ed.
- Publisher: Comus, MD : Quill & Brush Press, 2011.
|General Note:|| "Rev. ed. of: Collected books. 2002"--T.p. verso.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. -797).
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Introduction -- Book collecting. First editions/printings ; First printings vs. reprints ; First edition identification ; Condition isn't everything--it's the only thing ; Dust jackets/dustwrappers -- Collecting options. Literary prize winners ; Autographed books ; Limited editions ; Proofs and advance review copies ; Paperbacks and paperwraps -- Sources for books. The Internet ; Catalogs and specialist dealers ; General used book stores and sales ; Auctions -- Knowledgeable buying. First issues of states and "points" ; Bibliographies ; Reprint publishers and book clubs ; Pricing ; Auction records ; Book-collecting publications -- Considerations when buying or selling. Dealer cost ; Consignor's desired price ; Individual dealer's experiences ; Credit ; Bargaining ; Selling your books -- Protecting the collection. caring for books ; Insurance and appraisals -- Using this guide. Estimated values ; Condition -- The collected books list -- Appendix A: glossary of terms used in the book trade -- Appendix B: selected bibliography of works consulted -- Appendix C: first edition identification by publisher.
|Summary, etc.:|| The Ahearns present identification information and estimated prices for over 20,000 collected books in all categories. Also included are sections on book collecting, publishers' methods for first-edition identification, comprehensive bibliography of bibliographies, and more.
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