Is My Dr. Seuss Book a First Edition?

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Many people collect Dr. Seuss books, which have been hugely popular over the years and the center of lots of happy childhood memories. They're avidly collected, but, unfortunately, have a reputation for being notoriously difficult to identify as first editions.Here are some books and online resources which will help you find out if your Dr. Seuss books are first editions, … [Read more...]

How to Care for Your Collectible Books: 18 Essential Tips

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I recently received an email from someone who asked, "Is there a correct, careful way to handle a book so as not to damage it? That is--is it possible to be both a book collector and a reader of the books or should those two hobbies be completely separate?"The answer is that it's very possible to read the same books one collects!Since the difference between a book in … [Read more...]