Video of the Week... How to research rare and collectible books

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2015-06-26 12:14:55

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Video of the Week... How to research rare and collectible books

Here, Erik Bosee of Aldridge Books offers you some tips on knowing the value of a volume

Books can be highly collectible and make a wonderful investment. However, there are an awful lot of them - they have been written for thousands of years, and in 2010, Google estimated that there were roughly 130 million unique books in the world.

As such, an eternal problem for collectors is determining which books are genuinely rare and worth big money. This video provides some crucial pointers on where to start in researching the value and importance of a book, specifically the use of price guides and bibliographies.

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