How to Identify a First Edition Book

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This page has lots of information on it! Here are some quick links to the most important topics. …{read more}

General guidelines for identifying a first edition
Identifying 1st editions from specific

First Edition Book Values – How Much is a Book Worth?


What’s the Current Retail Value of Your Books?
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How do you determine the ballpark current value of the one that’s on your desk right now?
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Are Books with Binding or Printing Errors Collectible?

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Have you ever brought a new book home, only to discover that the cover was on backwards, or there were printing errors (for instance, pages repeated, omitted, out of sequence, …{read more}

About Author Signatures, and Signed Books

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There are many kinds of signatures which can be found on books. Below we’ll discuss them, and how each affects the value of a book. You can click on any …{read more}

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 …{read more}