Rare Books

  • Rare Books
    What makes a book rare? The easy answer is that a book was printed, usually a long time ago, and that only a few copies remain. The rarest books are the ones that are down to a single copy. Rare books....
  • Rare Book Prices
    The value of a rare book is based on several different qualities. First, of course, is exactly how rare the book is. Imagine an old play that referred to a book written by a well-known author, but no ....
  • Famous Autographs
    Most people who own one or more famous autographs obtain them because they have some interest in the celebrity or historical figure who wrote them. A passion for autographs can start at a very young a....
  • Antique Books
    Some valuable antiques are pretty clearly defined by their age. Antique books do not fit into that category however. Antique in general can mean anything from a 25 five year old car to a three thousan....
  • Rare Out Of Print Books
    If a book is out of print, good copies of the book will begin to increase in value. Depending on how old the book is, there may be very few copies available. The fewer the copies, the more valuable ea....
  • Antique Maps
    Antique maps are often as beautiful as fine art objects. Many were drawn by men who risked life and limb to explore the furthest reaches of the known--and unknown--world. Most dealers consider maps to....
  • Rare Book Appraisal
    You may need a rare book appraisal in two different scenarios. One is when you are considering selling a book that you own, and the other occurs when you are thinking about buying a rare book. It make....
  • Pricing Antique Books
    The good news about pricing antique books is that there are several great books filled with information about what you should pay for antique books and how you should price books you may want to sell.....
  • Rare Book Values
    Rare book dealers often spend a substantial amount of their resources on assessing the value of books they are buying or selling. There are several key factors that have a significant impact of the va....
  • Book Repair
    Many of us own damaged books. In some cases, these are books that may be part of our family history and which we would like to see in better shape than they are in currently. We may also be considerin....