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Whether you have old books in the attic, are shopping at an antique flea market or thinking of starting the hobby of rare book collecting, you may wonder how to ...

Apr 16, 2008 ... Is this the first printing or not? Learn how to identify first editions in this free book collecting video from a longtime bookstore buyer. Expert: Erik ...


Jun 1, 2014 ... Are rare books a good investment? Matthew Haley, the head of books at Bonhams, wouldn't commit either way at his event at the Hay Festival.


Expert tips to help you identify and collect first editions.


Feb 23, 2011 ... It's worthwhile to know a little bit about rare books — because it's fun .... to learn how to identify valuable first editions is to handle a lot of books ...


Learn the basics of first edition identification for book collectors. ... typically in the business of trading in rare and collectible books, they haven't necessarily had a ...


There are a number of ways that a book may, at first glance, look to be a rare collectible, but ... You can find detailed help on identifying book club editions here.


Rare old books - identify first editions. ... Book collectors frequently ask "How can I identify a First Edition of a book?" Positively identifying first editions from later ...


Oct 19, 2014 ... For the bibliophile in all of us, a look which books are worth collecting — from the coveted editions to the infinitely sublime.


Jul 20, 2013 ... In an earlier FAQ I gave the short answer for how to identify a first edition: ask an expert. But what if you don't know an expert? I'll point out that ...