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Valuable art property and antiques

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Alibris is one of the premier rare and out-of-print book sites on the Internet. We have thousands of rare and antique treasures brought to you by our. Books. The value of books is usually determined by selecting comparable sales and adjusting the prices according to the differences between the comparable sales and the item being evaluated.

This is difficult to do and, except for a collection of little value, should be done by a specialized appraiser. Without the success of the first book, Rowling might have never released the other books in the Harry Potter series.

First editions of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone can fetch about $40, to $55, at auction, depending on its condition—recently, Author: Rudie Obias. Most rare book collectors agree that antique books are far older than vintage books, an important distinction for the purpose of collection and resale.

“I classify an antiquarian or antique book as one that is at least years old and collectible—in good enough condition to be read or resold,” says Grybos. Large-format coffee-table books, which are meant to be shown off rather than shelved, are coveted by art and design connoisseurs.

Thanks to their exquisite photographs and high-quality printing, their appeal is largely visual, the opposite of the text-heavy dogged-eared paperbacks you might read in bed or take to the beach.

Books like those mistreated paperbacks require. We Buy Old and Rare Books, Libraries & Estates – Nationwide. Contact us at [email protected] or () for a free evaluation of your old and rare books. We are located by appt. at Lexington Ave and by appt.

at 2nd Ave (@55th) Gallery 93 in the Manhattan Art and Antique Center. UK First Edition: Pan Books, The original paperback and hardcover editions can fetch $+. Many editions of H2G2 are worth are worth a fair sum of money.

Good to look out for at book swaps and garage sales. The Catcher in the Rye – Rare & Valuable Editions. Book: The Catcher in the Rye Author: JD Salinger Description: 1st edition, 1st. When you wish to acquire fine art, jewels, antiques or other valuable property, our knowledgeable specialists can Valuable art property and antiques book ensure ownership of a desired object that will enhance your present collection.

Or, if you’re a novice collector, Sotheby’s can provide basic guidance. Interested in buying. Please review our upcomin g auction calendar. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Generating Traces in the History of the World: New Luigi Giussani; Stefano Alberto; Explore thousands of old and rare books, including illuminated manuscripts, fine press editions, illustrated books, incunabula, limited editions and miniature books.

AbeBooks is very useful for finding an approximate value of a book but don't use that value for insurance purposes.

If you really need a documented estimate of a book's value (for probate or insurance purposes) then visit your local rare bookshop and pay for a formal appraisal. Key Factors That Influence Book Values.

Condition is very important and will greatly influence value.

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A beaten-up old book. What it's worth: Up to $, BettmannGetty Images. When pegging the value of baseball cards, the general rule is that the older they are, the more they are worth. There are a lot of nuances that determine a card's worth though, so if you've come across a hoard of old cards, it's worth getting them appraised.

Based on variables like Author: Adam Schubak. Top 50 Rare and Valuable Books The following books are considered by many collectors to be the most rare and valuable.

Each sold at auction for thousands, and in some cases, hundreds of thousands of dollars. Gutenberg Bible: Johannes Gutenberg, printedcopies known to exist. A Season in Hell: Arthur RimbaudFile Size: KB. So an old book doesn't necessarily have to be a novel to be valuable." Engineering and technical books can especially have value if they were published at the time of a new technology, such as a.

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Self-Publish with Us. After all, we all watch the Antiques Roadshow and Pawn Stars and sit back amazed as undiscovered treasures come to light. Just last year a rare first edition of Charles Darwin’s “On the Origin of Species” achieved $, at auction after languishing on the shelf of a humid bathroom for decades.

Evaluating old and rare books takes. Most hard cover books published since the early 20th century were sold with a dust jacket. The dust jacket is both the most decorative part of a book, and the most delicate.

A missing dust jacket, or a dust jacket that is in poor condition, can cut a collectible book's value more than 50%, and make it harder to find a buyer. Books are made rare when there is a high demand from buyers but few known copies in existence.

The demand for a book is created by a combination of factors, often including status as a first edition, signed book, or written by a famous historical figure, illustrated by a famous person, or pre-owned and marked by a famous figure. B & B Rare Books, Ltd. Madison Avenue, Suite New York, NY () [email protected] Here within are found books rare and ancient, starting with the earliest printed works encompassing incunabula, 15th century and 16th century volumes.


By G.P. Esq. View This Book | View all. 1st ed Hunting of the Snark Lewis Carroll Illustrated Fantasy Alice Holiday. 1st ed Key to Uncle Tom’s Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe Slavery Abolition.

STOWE, Harriet Beecher. 1st ed Robert E Lee Civil War Military Confederate Army Illustrated CSA. COOKE, John Esten. Harriet Beecher Stowe Woman’s Home Economics Americana.

According to the IRS, the definition of collectibles includes works of art, rugs, antiques, any metal or gem (with exceptions), any stamp or coin (with exceptions), valuable alcoholic beverages or. Oxfam is a registered charity in England and Wales (no ) and Scotland (SC).

Oxfam GB is a member of Oxfam International. Antiquarian, Rare and Collectables books. Kovels Antiques, Inc., was founded by Ralph and Terry Kovel.

Hailed as “the duke and duchess of the antiques world,” they have written more than books and special reports about collecting.

Their bylined column is the longest-running syndicated weekly column in the country, distributed to more than newspapers.

Remember: To determine the true market value of a book, or any other collectible item, an appraisal may be necessary. If you have an old book that you would like us to research, or if you have any other questions regarding old books, e-mail us through our Ask-A-Librarian service, or contact your local library.

You can also mail your questions to. This is a list of printed books, manuscripts, letters, music scores, comic books, maps and other documents which have sold for more than US$1 million.

The dates of composition of the books range from the 7th-century Quran leaf palimpsest and the early 8th century St Cuthbert Gospel, to a 21st-century holograph manuscript of J. Rowling 's.

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For example: do not search for: Director of Americana Auctions. Ext. Collecting has always been in Tom Slater’s blood. At the age of six he began with sea shells, and soon graduated to coins, the “gateway drug” to so many other fields of collecting. By the age of ten, Tom’s Dad would drop him off at coin shows within driving range, picking him up.

columns for Country Living. Now, the New York City appraiser is looking back and reevaluating 40 of the most memorable objects from years' past.

Here are Fendelman's 40 most memorable antiques worth money, from antique furniture, art, collectibles, antique. Siegel provides a concise guide to selling which includes price lists from recent auctions and tips on how to appraise and value personal property for sale.

From selling over the Internet or through an auction house to making charitable contributions and determining their value, this offers a range of practical insights. -- Midwest Book ReviewAuthor: Jeanne Siegel. 60Old Receipts, Antique Letters, Deeds, Americana Paper s.

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New York, Albany & Buffalo Telegraph Co. For example, let’s say you inherited an antique table. The fair market value at the time of inheritance was $5, You put $1, into Author: Dan Moskowitz.From Mathew Brady's Civil War photos to Ansel Adams' landscapes to Irving Penn's magazine shots, antique and vintage photographs are highly collectible.

Photography was introduced in the U.S. inand immediately became popular. Daguerreotypes dominated the field of photography until the mids. A daguerreotype is a copper plate covered.Shop books and other antique and vintage collectibles from the world's best furniture dealers.

Global shipping available. For your consideration is this rare book by Gertrude Stein, signed, circa is a soft cover art book by Jacques Baschet, French art critic and historian. Published inthis Category s French Vintage.