Antique Books Price Guide, Antique book appraisals
Are all old books valuable? Unfortunately not.
The value of an antique book has more to do with its rarity and demand rather than its published date.
Some really old books were also widely reproduced books, for example there are still many leather-bound Bibles in circulation and many of these are therefore not as valuable as more recent but scarcer titles.
Other than age there are more factors to consider when performing antique book appraisals.
The author, publisher, publish date, subject matter and condition can all effect an antique books price.
The best antique books price guide?
The best antique books price guide, without a doubt, is the internet. By searching auction sites for similar items you will not only find many more examples but also present day prices.
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This is often an overlooked factor as many things can happen to drastically influence the price of an antique book since the last 'official' price guide (which may have been a few years back). And it's best to be on top of things.
For an accurate online antique book auction search simply enter the item description in the search boxes below (US & UK):
How to determine the price of antique books:
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