Any help you could give me will be most appreciated. The information on your site was very helpful. Thank you, Diane. Diane, Thank you for your comment. I must not be looking in the right place. It is leather bound and well used. Can you help me by pointing me towards a website or person who can give me an idea as to the value of this book?
I found a book that has been in our fanily for several generations and would like to know what the value may be. Many are first editions and a vareity of subjects. There are also leather bound and other very interesting features. I am not a book expert, but was wondering where I could go to get a good appraisal of my books. Thank you for your help. The best course of action is to pick out a few that you think might be first editions and do a little homework, or, if this is not feasible, send along the basic book information author, title, imprint city, printer, date either as a typed document or as photographs of title pages.
I have a copy of The Seawolf, signed by Jack London. In extremely good condition. No published date, only last copyright date of The first edition of the Sea Wolf came out in , and is collectible. This later edition would not be appropriate for a rare book auction. I thank you for your insight to on what to look for in old books. I was wondering if you could direct me further on value. Oddly, there is inscriptions by Lolo D. Gillispie dated and another by Donna J. Barrell dated Barrell was her daughter. The book is red cloth like. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks for your comment.
Best — Devon. I have a book in excelant condition titled Leaders of the 19th century. Copyright Would it have any value? I have a first edition of The phantom of the opera published by bobbs and Merrill , Trying to get a value of the book. Appleton and Company. The book is in good condition, can you please give by the value of what this book might be. Thank You. I would be interested to hear what, if anything, you have learned about it since you posted almost a year ago.
Regards, Erynne. Queensland, Australia. Hi Erynne. Thank you! Charles M. Sheldon, D. A or N Aforniohan W. No jacket but good shape. Any ideas?? I have a leather bound set of The Marvelous Miniature Library. All are stamped Made in France. Published by Miniature Dictionary Publishers, Inc. Minkus, New York. No dates. Do you know when these may be been published? Would you have an approximate value of this collection? It would be below our minimum for auction. No slip covers. They are in excellent condition some slight yellowing on the hard cover but no tears inside or out. No writting and no dogears.
Can you give me an idea of their value. Volumes They have the paper covers but there is nothing written on the covers just a cut out so the volume number conveniently shows through the hole. They are in excellent condition. No torn pages, writting nor dogears. Thanks for your comments. They are not something we would handle at auction. They are in good condition no paper covers and have been in a box in a closet for the last 50 years.
Are they of interest in the antique book market?
Thank you for your response. I have a good condition Les Miserables two volume set. Hapgood translator They have gold covered top edges and have many page bottoms joined. No markings except for a large gift inscription on inside cover and facing page blank. Possibly never read. Slightly marred title on the spine of Vol II.
The absence of a book jacket that never existed does not affect the value of the book, so for books printed before book jackets were invented… this is a question that cannot be answered briefly. I have a edition of Hiawatha that appears to be covered with alligator skin. It is in very good condition. What would the value be? Pamela, Thanks for commenting. Thanks for the great info. I believe this is the first American printing.
The book is is in good condition with some wear at the top and bottom of the spine. Is this book of value on the antique book market? Dennis, Thank you for your comment. We are clearing out my mothers house. We found an Websters Dictionary in good condition. Is this something we should sell at an estate sale or privately if it is valuable? We cannot find a way to approximate the value. Please advise. I found a book at a used book store that I have been wondering about.
Widdleton, Publisher. The binding is battered and the pages are yellowed with age, but otherwise it is in good shape with a lovely marbled cover. Do you think that is a fair price? Please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website to find out what your autograph book may be worth at auction: secure. Very informative website.
I have also come into a large collection of mostly older books. Thank you again for the information posted. Most of the books I suspect date between s to s. Are there any other tools out there that you could suggest that may help me separate the low-end books from the potential high end? Thank you again. Best of luck with the collection. I purchased a box of books at an auction and would like to know the value of one in particular. Brown Girl, Brownstones by Paule Marshall. Random House. First Printing. Hi, My mom was given this book to her by a friend many years ago and she has had it tucked away.
She gave it to me as she is getting up in age and I was wondering if it is worth anything. Clemens above when my copy was printed and I would guess that would have been the 1st edtion. I have a book titled on outside Don Juan, it is intricately tooled leather, with two colors, black and brown. Smith It was given to my great uncle by a friend in as is inscribed. Any information you could give me is appreciated, thank you for your time. I have a book by T. Published by A. Worthington in It has a preface by Harriet Beecher Stowe. It has a green cover with gold decoration.
It has illustrations inside with tissue protective covering over each one. Any value? Gibbins titled Industry in England in very good condition. Curious if anyone knows if any value as the book is really in incredible condition for its age aside from some penciled in notes from an obvious past student. Steve, Thanks for your comment. This book is not something we would handle at auction. Hardcover binding is worn on the edges and edges are starting to come apart. Any value , any interest?
Merle, Thank you for your comment. I recently obtained 4 books and would like to obtain their values: 1. I have a 1st edition, 1st printing of grapes of wrath and a 1st edition, 1st printing of Sweet Thursday that is signed and inscribed. Please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website in order to find out what your books may be worth at auction: secure. Thank you very much for the informative article and thanking you in advance for any advice you may offer. New York D. Binding is intact. Has gilt gold brer rabbit on brown cover. Ripped blank page but still present.
Also…I found The Deerslayer. Fenimore Cooper. I only find a reference to this publishing in a Pittsburg Gazette ad in The condition of the paper seems quite old. Thank you, Adrian Stocks. To find out what these two books may be worth at auction, please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure. It is an A4 size book. I am wondering what this may be valued at? I have several books that I would appreciate your professional opinion on: 1. Lippincott Company, First Edition 2. I have the two volume set of Dr.
I want to donate them to a local auction and was wondering what the value range might be. I have two books I am interesting in getting a value for. A few websites have ranged from dollars, and have left me a little in the dark of what to expect.
- Batman: No Mans Land Vol. 4!
- Desert Home by Captain Mayne Reid;
- Aufschwung Ost?: Lebenssituation und Wertorientierungen ostdeutscher Jugendlicher (German Edition).
It is in surprisingly good condition, with no tears or cracks, and only slight to moderate wear on the covers and binding. This edition is black, with the illustrated whale head breaching out of water on the cover, and the whale tail along the binding. Neither book has a jacket, but I believe neither originally came with one. Neither has any writing in the book, or any tears or cracks. Thank you for your time! I recently came upon a first edition American imprint of Wharton, J.
The Law Lexicon, or Dictionary of Jurisprudence. Not the Rothman reprint. Published: Harrisburg, Pa. Fisher Sydney George Fisher? The front cover is loose. Inside pages are tight with light foxing. To find out what your book may be worth at auction, please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure. It is leather bound, with five raised edges on the spine, gold gilt edges, and quite a bit of embossing on the covers.
Also, there are numerous engravings in the book, some with tissue between the pages. Any insight as to value that you could provide would be greatly appreciated. In tolerable condition, but needs some work. It was evidently supposed to be noteworthy due to its being Illustrated with engravings by by John Leach.
Any insight to its value would be appreciated. I have a Pres. John F. Kennedy colorful White House book with personal message to my mother written on the cover and signed by J. My uncle Jerry Bruno was J. I also have the book Jerry Bruno wrote about Kennedy. I would like to know the value. Thank you, Rosemary Kishline. What is the current value of this book. Please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website to find out what your Darwin book may be worth at auction: secure.
I have a copy of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Red cloth cover. No jacket. Book is ion good condition. From a school library. Bonzoi stamp on back. Thank you for a very informative site!
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To find out what your copy of Alice in Wonderland may be worth at auction, please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure. I have a copy of The Patent Hat. This copy is or seems to be particularly old. How can I find information and value of this book. I hope you can help me.
Brian, To find out what your book may be worth at auction, please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure. I have a set of 11 books, Charles Dickens,appear to have been first issued in , but the preface is dated Are in good condition, but have a library stamp on the inside blank leaf. Also a soft green leather edition with gold edging on pages of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte,second edition December 21st, with a note to the 3rd edition dated April 13th Has a handwritten name, dated Also a library stamp.
Is there any value to any of these books? New York: Nafis and Cornish. Published in Philadelphia by Mentz and Roboudt. Not sure if I have spelled everything right, the typeface is difficult to read. The cover had a lock which has deteriorated. Somehow my comment was deleted during a wait on reply. I hope you can tell me about an old book my Dad just acquired.
Dear Christine, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. You may be able to find out more about your book on a used book website: abebooks , alibris , biblio , addall. Great information. I have looked on a few websites for pricing on two old books but without any luck. Paper page edges are gold color gilded. Any assistenace would be appreciated.
Banks in Scott C. Bone, who will find full particulars of himself in the dedication of this book! Thanks for the comment. I have beee trying to find information online about the pubplication date or possible worth of a book but I am unable to find any on the particular edition that I have. It is a Blue cloth covered with numbered pages. Do you have any information about this book? This book is signed. Also has several samples of binding that can be obtained. Other illustrations have a small page insert describing the illustration.. I have never been able to find any info on this second book.
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December 11, at am Dear Ms. It was published in My copy is intact, no tears, and the only flaw is that the corner edges of the cover is slightly worn. I have no true idea of its worth nor do I know where it is best to sell it. I would appreciate your expert opinion. Hi my question is, I have the book, The Side of Paradise Fitzgerald, is without the dust cover but is on..
I am curious to know if this is a valuable book-all I can find on the Internet is about reprints in and so I am assuming this must be a worthwhile book to be still reprinting it. It is in pretty good condition apart from the back covering of the spine. Thanks for any info on the book! Hi John, Thanks for the comment. Happy holidays. I have a few books that I am trying to find info on. I do not see a date in 2 of them along with no copy right date. All have tissue paper over the illustrations. They appear to be leather bound.
But it could be some faux material. They all have the same designs on the spine. They are burgondy in color. Thank You for your time. Gary, Please fill out an auction evaluation form on our website: secure. Happy holidays! I think the book is from the late , so before WW II. Published in Germany and survived the huge bookburning sessions of the Nazis. Do you have any idea of what it would be worth? Tom, To find out what this book may be worth at auction, please submit photos of the title page and copyright page using the auction evaluation form on our website: secure.
I have book in a Czechoslovakian dialect with a printed date of yes ! A person with a rudimentary knowledge of the language told me it is a biblical book.
Unfortunately, I rescued the book from an incinerator so the top of the book is singed in one spot going down into the cover and title page about one inch. The cover is in very poor shape and the spine is virtually unreadable. The pages are quite remarkable in their clarity. How do I determine if this book has any value? Thank you for your time and consideration. Jerry, Thanks for your comment. To find out what your book may be worth at auction, please send a photo of the title page and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure.
Thank you for your article! Stokes, great condition, blue cloth lining — no illustration or design embossed on the cover — simply the title. Presumably a christmas present from May to an unidentified recipient. Please submit photos of the book and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure. I have stumbled across your webset by luck perhaps? I have a book published in July of if my reading of Roman numerals has not failed me from the Roycroft Shop, East Astoria.
I have been tried to find a value on the book before my father died but it appears the prices are scattered all over the place. The edition I own has a green suede cover, a hand-drawn portrait inside covered with vellum, the thick paper is not evenly cut to me-as an artist-it almost appears as handmade paper. Where would I find a more accurate price on this book? To find out what the value may be at auction, please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure.
Hi, just6 wondering if there is a reply to my questions of Nov. I have inherited a large collection of old books. I have found one that came with a dust cover that is not paper but a flower printed cardboard. Signed by him as a Christmas gift Published by Dorrance and Company Philidelphia. It came with a post card to order new books, a bulletin with his picture announcing his new books and a reprint of an article from The Sunday Vindicator, May 8, with a detailed story of the author.
The book is in excellent condition. To find out what your books may be worth at auction, please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure. It is a hard back in fairly good shape, has all the pages and a library stamp on the first blank pages. I have been quoted various prices from various people, few of whom i actually feel have any clue about what they are talking about. Is it an actual first edition?
Any info or recommendations would be greatly appreciated. I have an Grams unraveled Atlas of the world. To find out what your atlas may be worth at auction, please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure. I paid bucks for it! To find out what your copy of Morals and Dogma may be worth at auction, please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure.
Green cloth boards, no dust jacket. Book is in overall good condition. To find out what your Burroughs book may be worth at auction, please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure. Can you help me with where to look to see if the book is worth something?
Library of Congress catalog Card Number Addition to no. S for the Southern District of New York. There is a photo of Hampton Court covered by tissue paper in the front of the book. Can you please tell me if this is worth anything. These books are not something we would handle at auction. Hello, My mother has a full set of Funk and Wagnalls Encyclopedias from the s in perfect condition. They seem to be leather bound or some sort of very durable binding and have gold leaf on them.
I also have 5 boxes of vintage books that my senior in-laws want me to sell. Also, do Christian Bibles ever accumulate much value? Bibles need to be very special to be valuable. Also, collectors are interested in first editions of different Bible translations, and other landmarks in Bible scholarship.
Caldwell Co. It was published by the John W. It does not give a year when they where published. These books appear to be quite old. I was wondering if you can determine what year they where published and the value of them. Thankyou for your time. I have a copy of Narratives and Adventures of Travellers in Africa. The book is in poor shape, with fading on the cover,spine and back, and the binding inside has separated. I could not find a date anywhere, though the cover says Alta Edition. What does make this book interesting is that it was bound backward.
Does this make a book any more valuable? Philip gives the book Martin Luther year, luther on its last page make notes about it in Latin. Apparently the book was in the City Library in Subotica — Serbia at that time Kingdom of yogoslavia until when Subotica was occupied by Hungarians.
After that this and number of other valuable books has gone missing! Any information about this book will be greatly appreciated. Also do you know how would one go about searching for such book? Thanks to Google Books I have complete pdf file of the Austrian book. I have a red letter new testament bible Lic. Lay of the bell. This is what is engraved on the front cover. It is published by Charles Schribner, copyright What are your thoughts?
Can you tell be approximate value range of and or direct me perhaps to a Biblical specialty site for:. Edited and prefaced by R. New York: John Wurtele Lovell. This is from the private library of E. Randall of Baker University signed and dated November 24, Please tell me a value. This Charles Lamb book is not something we would handle at auction.
The cover is not in great shape, and the binding is very loose. While there are a few pages that are soiled by time, the illustrations show very little signs of fading and are in overall great shape. The book was a gift from the first dean of the Duke Law School, and has an inscription from him not sure if this hurts the value or not. I have an antique book Love-songs of childhood by eugene field copyright and one hundred narrative poems by scott, foresome and company copyright and some other antique books in very good condition im curious of the worth.
All pages intact with no tears. Any thoughts? Any ideas on it? Collier Pub. All Blue with gold print Sinclair Lewis imprint on front with sig. Hi Phyllis, To find out what your Sinclair Lewis and Robert Louis Stevenson books may be worth at auction, please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure. I have a copy of Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert…dated by Bibliotheque-charpentier printed in french. Book is bound in brown leather and marbled colored front and back. Is this a book of any value? Valerie — Thanks for the comment.
The publishing date is sept. I have not been able to find a copy for sale anywhere. Is this book worth anything? I am not a book collector but I enjoy antiques. I currently have a book that I believe is an original print as in printed in the year indicated from titled Tasker Jevons; The Real Story. I currently have this book for sale on eBay. Good luck with the sale. Front and back cover OK. The spine is in bad shape.
Chris, To find out what your book may be worth at auction, please submit photos and an auction evaluation form on our website: secure. I have a agamemnon of aedchylus translated by robert browning, with half of the pages uncut at the top. Lovell and Company. The pages are yellow how much is this worth? This Charles Dickens book is not something we would handle at auction. It is in excellent like new condition with a dust cover.
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It has never been checked out. Ville Du Havre November 23, from Mrs. Adams of Augusta, Georgia. Written at Sea November 28, I have been trying to look up a book now for a long time. I can not find it any where. I would like to find the value to know how safe of an area I should keep it in.
Thank you for your help! Heath Robinson. The person I got it from received it in Is there any value to this book. This Hans Christian Andersen book is not something we would handle at auction. Temple Univ. Robey Is it worth anything? Marge, This real estate book is not something we would handle at auction. The value of this H. I have 6 paperback books from the Riverside Literature series. Dates range from Do these books have any value? Thank you so much for your help. This Riverside Literature series is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. Very informative article.
Thank you for sharing your knowledge and expertise. My sister has three books she would like some information on please. She said it was published by the Worthington Company. She says it is in fair condition. Thompson, fair condition, published date by Lovell and Corele Group? I believe he served in in Chile. The copyright has first then It was first published by Phillips Mulbrey? It is in worn condition.
I have a not great condition book some of the binding at the bottom is torn off and pages very yellowed Arlington Edition of David Copperfield. Cover is hard and intact but a 1 cm gash and edges worn. Published New York; Hurst and Co. Inside Back cover has an ad for Sohmer and Co. Hi Kelly, This David Copperfield book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. I have a few old books that I am wondering if your auction would be interested in. Alcott 2. Websters Handy Dictionary illustrated.
Merriam then under it says by Eloise W. Wood and Mrs. Abbie Wood Steward and under that has a W. I see nothing of dates. It is a Bible that my grandmother had. There is no date anywhere other than handwritten is Harley Pursley born Apr 23, Hi Lisa, These old books are not of high value and are not something we would offer at auction.
I have a copy of Henry Noel Humphries, ed. One page is free from the binding but it is otherwise very good condition. Can you please give an idea of the value? Kathryn, This book is not something we would handle at auction. Most were not bought as collector items, I think. Perhaps Mssr. Lomax was a real character, or perhaps a fictitious name inscribed by an ambitious book dealer. Nothing against any book dealers, by the way. Tonson and S.
Book is in excellent shape. However, it has a fake dust jacket marked Facsimile Dust Jackets L. Should I try to sell it with or without the fake cover? What is an estimated value either way? Green cover with gold emboss. Copyright by Houghton, Mifflin and Co. Boston and New York Riverside press Cambridge. It has been stored in a musty basement for years.
Two of the volumes appear to be signed. I plan to donate these to the Poetical Society, but would like to know what their value might be? The pages appear to be all there and I can see only one handwritten pencil note on the inside—in German. This copy of Das Kapital is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. I have the following books : Robert Schuller 18 Volume Collectible set.
The works of zane grey volume hardcover set. Also, is there a place where I can sell these books? Should I approach an auction house with the books and ask for valuation? These sets of books are not something we would handle at auction. Signature and date of on owners page. Second story in book is Agnes Grey.
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Good condition with some worn edges. Thanks Anne. Anne — This copy of Wuthering Heights is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. This book has been donated to the Newseum but have always been curious about its potential among collectors. Kennedy with a personal greeting to my uncle who was a friend of the family.
This was given as a gift at the time of its publishing. Joseph — This book is not something we would handle at auction. I have a first edition copy of Midnight Weddings by Mrs. Meeke, which I hear is very rare, published London, by T. It has the publisher stamp in the front of the book, the pages are readable, the cover is a bit old and worn. James — This book is not something we would offer at auction. The older books are signed I followed her around book fairs in the 70s and 80s. I am interested in an evaluation of my collection for estate purposes.
I am also interested in selling the duplicates I have and possibly the entire collection. Can you help me or refer me to a source that can? All have their dust jackets which are protected with sleeves and the books have been in climate comtrolled storage for some years. I have been out of that loop for some time and have lost touch with my contacts. Thank You…Sam. Hi Sam, This collection is not something we would offer at auction. Revell Company, copyright All pages intact.
Judy — This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. Kelly — This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. I have 12 books published in of Shakespeare. They are leatherbound I think, and in very good condition considering the age. Are these worth anything more than sentimental value? Hi Kim — No, these book are not of high value and are not something we would offer at auction.
Publisher E. No dust jacket. Covers are a dark tan with black printing. I do plan to sell it but have no idea of value. Thanks so much. Love your site. Thank you so much for your helpful response to my question about the book I have. Very much appreciated!! I have the bible designed to be read as living literature the old and new testaments in the king James version Arranged and edited by Ernest Sutherland Bates.
Copyright by Simon and Schuster, inc. Conley Company, Publishers, Gregory — Your bible and copy of Poems of Passion are both not of high value and are not something we would offer at auction. Wondering about: 1. These old books are not of high value and are not something we would offer at auction. Before posting a comment here, please look for your book on a used book website: abebooks , alibris , biblio , addall. To get an idea of the types of books Skinner offers at auction, browse our past auction catalogs.
New Edition and illustrated. Translated from French to English in Two Volumes in one. Translated from the french of M. Arnault and C. Thank you for your time. Colleen — This book is not something we would handle at auction. I have a number of late 19th century books that are in excellent condition with decoratively etched covers, most with gilded bars for the title. Is there a market for these books and how would I learn more about them? Hi Sally, These 19th century books are not of high value and are not something we would offer at auction.
You may be able to find out more about your books on the following websites: abebooks , alibris , biblio , addall. In the bibliography for it said that there were limited edition copies made, how can I tell its that one? The only images I can find on the web are the exact same only 2 but do not specify. William, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. Please give me some idea of it s value. Doug, This book is not of high value and is not something we would offer at auction. Are any of these worth a substantial figure?
They are in fabulous condition with slim leather covers. These books and encyclopedias are not of high value and are not something we would offer at auction. Josh, These two books are not of high value. Could you tell me the possible value of the following book: Dali, Max Gerard, Editor, cloth binding with gold foil dust jacket, illustrations, Published by Harry Abrams.
Excellent condition. Blanche, This book is not something we would handle at auction. Hello, I have found an old Dickens Oliver Twist that does not have a date but has Lupton Publishing Co New York as the publisher—It has a green hard back cover and has Federal book co on the bottom outside on binding. I cannot find a copy on Abe books or Amazon. Meri, Thanks for the comment. I have 3 books that are dated back mid s mark Twain Christian science it was copyrighted in from Harpers and brothers publishers with a signature from T.
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