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Finding the Value of The Book of Popular Science

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Don't throw out those old science books. Even outdated reference books can have monetary and historical interest value for others. This is a guide about finding the value of The Book of Popular Science.
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November 26, 2017

Can you please advise me on the value of a 12 book set of Popular Science by the Grolier Society?

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November 26, 20170 found this helpful

Unless it is over 100 years old and complete, its probably not worth much.

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November 27, 20170 found this helpful

Many people have old books they think are valuable and would like to sell. Most old dictionaries, references etc., have very little value, a few dollars at most. Encyclopedias dated after 1923 are essentially worthless but crafters may be interested for the old pictures. Libraries, Goodwill, Salvation Army, etc., receive donations of tons of old encyclopedias, dictionaries and reference books but send them to recycling centers or dumps as they cannot use or sell them.
You can check online for old book collectors, on EBay, Craigs List and other retail sites for possibilities. Everything is now online and updated constantly so old books are just that-old.

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April 15, 2014

I have a 10 volume hardback set of Popular Science, copyright 1977, Grolier. How can I find out what they are worth?

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April 17, 20140 found this helpful

Like general encyclopedia, I would bet that they are not worth anything. You could try a second hand bookstore, or offer them on Kijiiji or Freecycle.

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You might find someone who wants them for a novelty read. Don't get your hopes up.

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June 26, 20130 found this helpful

I have a complete set of The Book of Popular Science, copyright 1961 by Grolier Inc. Can you tell me the value of this set and where I would look to sell it? Thank you!

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