Cover of: Modern book collecting | Wilson, Robert A.

Modern book collecting

a basic guide to all aspects of book collecting--what to collect, who to buy from, auctions, bibliographies, care, fakes and forgeries, investments, donations, definitions, and more

Published by Skyhorse Pub. in New York, NY .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

What to collect
How to build an author collection
Starting with an unknown author
It's never too late
Dealers and collectors
Buying at auction
Other sources
Collector's condition
How to identify first editions
Bibliographies
A book production
The care and protection of your collection
Fakes, forgeries, and facsimiles
Investment
Donating or selling your collection to an institution
Definition of terms
Appendix one : list of book auction firms handling books of interest to collectors
Appendix two : sources for modern first editions
Appendix three : clubs for book collectors
Appendix four : the fifty most important books of American literature published since the end of World War II.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
002.075
Library of Congress
Z987 .W49 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24494927M
Internet Archive
modernbookcollec00wils_0
ISBN 13
9781558211797
LC Control Number
2010036585
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