Tips and ideas about collecting and selling collectable books.
Finding the Value of Webster's DictionariesTrying to find out the value of old books can be daunting at times. This is a page about finding the value of old Webster's dictionaries.
Finding the Value of World Book Encyclopedias?This is a page about finding the value of World Book encyclopedias. Old reference books such as encyclopedias may have some resale or collector's value.
Finding the Value of Old Encyclopedia SetsMany bookshelves house a vintage set of encyclopedias that you may be thinking of selling. This is a page about finding the value of old encyclopedia sets.
Finding the Value of Encyclopedia Britannica...Sets of these often updated reference books are not as useful as they used to be, since the advent of the computer. This page is about finding the value of Encyclopedia Britannica encyclopedias.
Finding the Value of Grolier's Book of...This is a page about finding the value of Grolier's Book of Knowledge encyclopedias. Some old books may be rare and have great value, others may be more difficult to place a value on.
Finding the Value of Funk & Wagnalls EncyclopediasMany homes had these reference books because they were readily available at the supermarket in the 1950s. Although dated, encyclopedias can sometimes be sold in niche markets to crafters and some collectors. This is a page about finding the value of Funk and Wagnalls encyclopedias.
Value of Disney "Wonderful World of Knowledge"?A collection of these books have value when complete and in excellent condition to someone who wants them. This is a page about the value of Disney "Wonderful World of Knowledge".
Finding the Value of Collier's Encyclopedias?This is a page about finding the value of Collier's encyclopedias. Some old books may be rare and have great value. Others may be more difficult to place value on, but may have other uses.
Donating Old Encyclopedias?Although old encyclopedias don't typically have value as reference books, they are sometimes of value to crafters. This is a page about donating old encyclopedias.
Finding the Value of Caxton Encyclopedias?It is rare for encyclopedias to have collector value. This is a page about finding the value of Caxton encyclopedias.
Value of Encyclopedia Britannica Books of the Year?These encyclopedia updates rarely have any collecting value. This page discusses the value of Encyclopedia Britannica books of the year.
Finding the Value of The Encyclopedia Americana?The value of older reference books is determined by a number of factors. The profusion of encyclopedias and the lack of the currency of their information often render them very low in value. This is a page about finding the value of the Encyclopedia Americana.
Value of Old Webster's Dictionary?I have a Websters New Ideal Dictionary, 1927. It is 1006 pages long. It is abridged from Webster's New International Dictionary
Value of a 1896 Webster's Dictionary?The value of old reference books, such as dictionaries is sometimes difficult to determine. Much depends on whether there is a consumer demand for your book. This is a page about value of a 1896 Webster's dictionary.
Value of 1768 Encyclopedia Britannica?This is a page about value of Encyclopedia Britannica 1768. While the date in the title may lead you to believe that your encyclopedia set is very old, it is important to know that they have been reprinted numerous times over the years. In order to get an accurate value, you must know what the actual copyright date is for your set.
Finding the Value of a Waverley Encyclopedia Set?Old encyclopedias often have very little monetary value unless they are quite old and appeal to the occasional collector. There may be other uses that they can be put to such as crafts or as reading books for home schooled children. This is a page about finding the value of a Waverley encyclopedia set.
Finding the Value of Old Children's Books?This is a page about finding the value of old children's books. Old, out of print books can sometimes be quite valuable.
Depression Era Cookbook?Is there someone out there who has a "Depression Era cookbook" that they are willing to share with me? I would appreciate it so very much. Thank you for your time and kindness. Take care, God bless you, and your loved ones.
Value of Britannica Great Books Set?The publishers of the Encyclopedia Britannica compiled a collection of writings and books known as the Great Books of the Western World. The set typically numbers 54 volumes. Read Tacitus, Ptolemy, Marx, Goethe, Tolstoy, Darwin, and more. The value of these sets varies depending on condition, number of volumes, and demand.
Find the Value of New Standard Encyclopedias?Older encyclopedias are typically not worth much. On-line research for your specific set might help to determine value. This is a page about finding the value of New Standard Encyclopedias.
Value of 1985 World Book?Hi! I have some books from the 1985 World Book set which I do not have Volume 1 as of yet, nor 20, or even 21, and I am wondering what is the value of these books and how much they go for? Because I have Volumes 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 11, 12, and 14.
Value of Russian Vase?My wife inherited this vase from her grandmother and we were just wondering if it was worth anything. Also, any history behind it will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Value of Colliers New Encyclopedia Set?We have a full set of (10) Colliers New Encyclopedias from 1921 in very good condition. What are they worth and where should we try to sell them?
Value of Tom Sawyer Book?I have a Tom Sawyer by Samuel Clemens YELLOW hardcover. Complete New Edition Illustrated. The Goldsmith Publishing Company Chicago. Hartford, 1876. I am trying to find the value of it. Every one I can find has a reddish color hardcover. Is this a unique copy of this book?
Value of Webster's National Pictorial Dictionary?Hello! My grandfather recently moved and among the books he was not taking with him to his new home was this incredibly old and weathered copy of "Webster's National Pictorial Dictionary." This copy was apparently published/ printed in Dorchester, MA in August 10th, 1867. I have been unable to even find this version on any online database and am therefore unaware of it's value. It was such a beautiful book, I asked if I could take it off his hands instead of having him throw it away!
Value of Big Little Books?I have many big little books in very good condition. Are they worth anything?
Value of The Family Bible Encyclopedia?1 - 22 set of family Bible encyclopedia's wondering how much these would sell for? I was thinking around 50 but I'm not sure if that's too high or too low thank you in advance.
Information About Hans Anderson Book?Hi, I wonder if anyone could give me some information on this book. Can't find any date but incorporated within it are adverts which look like perhaps from the 1950's. Any info would be great - thanks in advance
Value of 1952 "The Old Man and The Sea"?I currently have a 1952 Hardback of The Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway. Good Condition with a few marks on the Front Cover. Charles Scribner's Sons -----To Charlie Scribner and to Max Perkins The ISBN is as follows: 0-684-15363-7 Printed in the United States of America. I was just curious how much if anything it may be worth
Value of British Encyclopedia?I have a pristine set of The British Encyclopedia, Illustrated 1933 edition, and am wondering what it is worth. Can you help me, please?
Finding the Value of an Old DictionaryOld dictionaries can be massive tomes, with all sorts of information in addition to the definition of words. Although most books are not worth much until after they are over 100 years old, some are more collectible than others and can still find a market before they are antique.
Value of Britannica Junior EncyclopediasBritannica Junior is an encyclopedia intended for grade school children. It was published from 1963 until 1983. These books have some value to collectors, depending on the condition.
Value of a Book by Robert Lewis Stevenson?I have a copy of, "A Lodging for the Night" by Robert Lewis Stevenson, printed at the Roycroft Shop East Aurora NY presswork finished Oct 16, 1902. Does anyone know the value or where I can find its value?
Value of 1963 Encyclopedia Britannica Set?Are the 1963 white leather hard back 23 volume plus index sets worth anything? I bought a 1913 house and found them stored away.
Worth of World Book Year Books?I have moved into my grandparents' home after both of them passing. I'm responsible for going through all of their belongings and either selling for the estate or keeping for members of the family. They have a collection of The World Book Year Books 1968-2001. It is missing 1978 which is my birth year (weird). I'm just wondering what the collection may be worth.
Value of a Britannica Atlas?I have a 1768 white hard copy of a Britannica atlas published 1968-69. Does it hold any value? Is there a place that possibly buys these?
Value of Encyclopedia Britannica?I have a full set of these books, all 24. The copyright is 1961. I was wondering if they are worth anything.
Value of an Old Webster's Dictionary?I am curious about this dictionary. I've had it for about 10 years now, I can not find it anywhere on the web. I was wondering about its value? I find it odd that I cannot seem to find anything even close or similar to it.
Value of Popular Mechanics do-it-yourself BooksThe value of Popular Mechanics do-it- yourself books varies quite a bit. While popular in their day, so many of the fix-it projects covered in them are now available as videos on YouTube. There are sites that list them for sale. Other options are craigslist and ultimately donation.
Value of a 1858 Webster's Dictionary?While older reference books and dictionaries do not necessarily hold their value, antique volumes are a different item. Books in excess of 100 years or so may be sought after by collectors. Their value is often determined by age, rarity, condition, and the market for the specific title. An antique bookseller is a good resource for helping to determine a book's value.
Determining the Value of Collectible Cookbooks?Certain cookbooks are sought after because of their cuisine or special features. A bit of online or used bookstore research can help to determine the value of your cookbooks.
Value of a Set of 1950 Encyclopedia Britannica 1768 Edition?So I have this 1950 Release of the Encyclopedia Britannica 1768 Edition in 24 blue leather bound volumes. It is in very good condition and I am wondering what I'm looking at for resale. We are moving and cannot take these along. I've had them for 20 years. They were passed down from my grandfather.
Value of Standard American Encyclopedias?Typically old reference books such as encyclopedias do not retain their value. However, very old ones may have antique book value that can be determined by a book appraiser or seller. As for newer ones, crafters may have some interest.
Value of a 1944 Copy of Further More by Damon Runyon?I have a 1944 edition of 'Further More' by Damon Runyon, published by Constable and Company. It is in good condition, there is a crack in the spine showing between pp ii and iii, but can be repaired. The original yellow dust cover is faded and age stained, and tape- reinforced on the inner side; the blue linen backed hard cover in good condition.
Value of 1911 Handy Volume Issue of Encyclopaedia Britannica?I have a complete 1911 Handy Volume Issue, 11th edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica in excellent shape. I would like to sell it, but am unsure of its value.
Value of a Set of the 1917 New International Encyclopedia?What is the value of a 1917 New International encyclopedia? I have all 24 volumes. This is not a reprint, but the original publication.
Value of a New Century Dictionary?Old reference books in good condition may have value to the right person. This page concerns the value of a new century dictionary.
Value of a Webster Pocket Dictionary?A vintage reference book may have some value depending on condition. This is a page about value of a Webster pocket dictionary.
Value of a First Edition Erle Stanley Gardner Paperback Book?I have a first edition of the 1950 Erle Stanley Gardner paperback "The Case of the Smoking Chimney". The book is in very good shape. What do you think it is worth?
Value of Encyclopedia Britannica World Atlas?You need to look inside the atlas to find the publish date for these old reference books. If it over 100 years old it may have some value. This page concerns the value of Encyclopedia Britannica world atlas.
Finding the Value of Appleton Encyclopedias?When an encyclopedia is in good condition and over 100 years old, it should have some value. A book dealer could help determine its worth. This is a page about finding the value of Appleton encyclopedias.
Finding the Value of Winston Encyclopedias?These encyclopedias were originally published in the early 20th century by the John C. Winston company. In 1912 it was expanded to include more volumes and loose leaf updates were provided. This is a page about finding the value of Winston encyclopedias.
Value of a Full Set Encyclopedia 1768 Britannica?I have a full set of Encyclopedia 1768 Britannica, volumes 1-24, plus the book of the year 1946. The bindings are all tight. They have been stored very well and are in great condition. I am just wondering what we should put them up for price wise please?
Value of 1768 Encyclopedia Britannica?I have a 1768 Encyclopedia Britannica volumes 1-23, printed in 1959 in good condition. Is it worth anything?
Value of 1962 Compton's Pictured Encyclopedia and Yearbooks?I have a 15 volume set of the 1962 Compton's Pictured Encyclopedia, also 1963 thru 1984 Compton yearbooks. Could you estimate the value?
Value of Encyclopedia Britannica 1768?I have a full set in excellent condition from 1960. I am trying to find out how much it's worth.
Value of Encyclopedia Britannica?I have a complete set of Britannica encyclopedias, from 1992-1993 and would like to know the value of them. They're in great condition.
Yearbooks for 1991 Set of Compton's Encyclopedias?I have a 1991 set of Compton's encyclopedias. If updates have been published in 1994 and onward for this edition, where could such be found/purchased?
Value of a 1910 Webster's Imperial Dictionary?I found this beautiful book in a thrift shop and I couldn't bear to leave it sitting on the shelf. I would love to more about the history and value of this dictionary, but I'm having a hard time finding information on this specific publication on line.
Finding the Value of Harper's Encyclopedias?This historical encyclopedia was published in the early 1900s. This is a page about finding the value of Harper's encyclopedias.
Value of 1946 Set of Encyclopedia Britannica?I have complete set of 1768 encyclopedias that have a copyright date of 1946. It is in great condition. Are they worth anything?
Donating Vintage Encyclopedias?Would a theatre company or home staging company be interested in my 1980 set of World Book Encyclopedias? They are dark blue, leather bound with gold leaf and in excellent condition. I am not trying to sell them, just get rid of them, but don't know who might want them.
Finding the Value of Odhams Encyclopedias?This is a page about finding the value of Odhams encyclopedias. Many people are interested in what their old set of encyclopedias is worth. Do you have a set of these Odham encyclopedias or have information to share about determining their value?
Finding the Value of a Funk and Wagnalls Dictionary?This is a page about finding the value of a Funk and Wagnalls dictionary. While some dictionaries are rare enough to have significant value, most are worth very little. With some research you should be able to determine what yours are worth.
Compton Picture Encyclopedia Value?What is the value of a 1924 Compton Picture Encyclopedia?
Value of 1905 New International Encyclopaedia?I have a complete set of the New International encyclopedia 1905 that belonged to my grandfather. They are in the original bookcase. I would like an estimated value.
Buying a Vintage Set of the Encyclopedia Americana?This is a page about buying a set of the Encyclopedia Americana. Although typically speaking old sets of encyclopedias have limited value and are often recycled, some collectors and crafters do seek them out. Certain websites, such as this one or freecycle, are the best places to start.
Value of 1924 World Book Encyclopedias?This is a page about the value of 1924 World Book encyclopedias. Strictly speaking old reference books including encyclopedias typically have little value. It may be worth checking the internet for appraisers for antique or rare volumes. Crafters are another option, as the photos may be of interest.
Value of 1872 Webster's Dictionary?I have volume 1 and volume 2 of Webster's Dictionary copyright 1872. Any idea what's it worth?
Verifying a Thomas Kinkade Book Autograph?I have a Thomas Kinkade book, "Romantic Hideaways" with an autograph inside and I cannot find a match to it for Thomas Kinkade. Do you know of a site that has samples of his signature? He seems to have used quite a few and as this one does have a capital T in it, I'm pretty sure it is his.
Value 1923 Set of World Book Encyclopedias?I have a complete set of the 1923 World Book Encyclopedias and the other is a four-volume set published in 1921 about the great world war. I am just wondering if they have any value or what they are worth?
Replacing a Missing Volume from an Old Encyclopedia Set?If you have an attack encyclopedia set and it is missing a volume, it will greatly help the value to locate the missing volume. This is a page about replacing a missing volume from an old encyclopedia set.
Finding the Value of New Popular Encyclopedias?Although vintage or newer encyclopedias generally do not have much value, an antique set may. Research would be needed to see if your set is rare, a first edition, or has other value based on age or specific content. This is a page about value of New Popular encyclopedia 1902.
Finding the Value of Chamber's EncyclopediasMany homes have a little used set of encyclopedias on the bookshelf. This is a page about finding the value of Chamber's encyclopedias.
Finding the Value of Richards Topical Encyclopedias?This is a page about value of Richards Topical encyclopedia. There are a few websites and businesses that may help you determine the value of old reference books.
Value of Popular Mechanics Encyclopedia?I have a set of Popular Mechanics Encyclopedia. There are 27 books A through Z, copywrite 1986. Are these worth anything? They are in excellent condition.
Value of a Set of The Bookshelf for Boys...This is a page about value of a set of, "The Bookshelf for Boys and Girls". Some vintage children's books have value, while others have very little.
Value of Chamber's Encyclopedias?I have a ten volume set of The Illustrated Chambers Encyclopedia and would like to know if there is any value to them? They were printed around 1910/1911 I think.
Encyclopedia with Clear Human Body Overlays?When I was younger I loved this encyclopedia that had clear overlays of the human body. You would layer them on bones, circulatory system, organs, etc. I would love to find this book. Do you know the one I mean? I am 50 years old so it is an older book.
Value of Collection of Edward Lytton's Works?I am trying to determine the worth of a complete collection of the works of Edward Bulwer Lytton. The hardcover set was published in 1902 and is in fair to good condition.
Value of Funk and Wagnalls Encyclopedia?I am trying to determine if a complete set of Funk and Wagnalls Standard encyclopedia from the early 1900s has any value?
Value of Pictorial Encyclopedia Of American History?I have a full and complete 16 volume set of Pictorial Encyclopedia Of American History from the 1960s in mint condition. I need to find out if it is worth anything, can someone help me?
Value of Vintage Book?I found a book titled "The Cradle of the Deep" by Joan Lowell: hardcover in great condition. It was printed in 1929 by Simon and Schuster. Can anyone tell me if there's any value to this or where can I go to find out?
Value Encyclopedia Britannica 1768?How much is the complete set worth, ISBN# 0-85229-400-X?
Value of 1768 Encyclopedia Britannica?I have a full set, printed in 1966 in the USA. Dedicated by permission to Lyndon B Johnson and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. It comes with the original book stand. Also comes with reference book. All are in very good condition and leather bound.
Value of New Standard Encyclopedia?What is the value of a 1960s New Standard Encyclopedia set in good condition, missing 1 book? I also have the Cowles Comprehensive encyclopedia, also in good condition.
Value of Vintage Bird Guide?I have an old bird guide by Doubleday, Page and Company. It is titled "Land Birds East of the Rockies" and was published in 1920. What is it worth? It does have slight water damage, but all pictures and writings are legible.
Replacing a Missing Volume of World Book Encyclopedia?I am searching for volume "H" in the World Book Encyclopedia 1976 Centennial Edition. Does anyone know where I could find it? A friend's child borrowed it and lost it. Now my set is incomplete.
Finding the Value of The Book of Popular Science?This is a page about finding the value of The Book of Popular Science. Don't throw out those old science books. Even outdated reference books can have monetary and historical interest value for others.
Value of a Set of My Book House?I own a 12 volume hardback set of My Book House books edited by Olive Beaupre Miller 1971. What are they valued at and where is best place to find buyer?
Finding Out the Value of Old Books?This is a page about finding out the value of old books. Depending on the condition and the rarity, antique books and magazines can be valuable.
Looking for Children's Encyclopedia of Stories and Rhymes?I am looking for the encyclopedia of Children's stories and nursery rhymes. I believe it was published sometime in the 70s.
Set of 1962 Britannica Encyclopedias?I have a complete set of 1962 encyclopedia Britannica with index, atlas, book of the year, and original shelf. I am wanting to sell the set. I am not sure of the actual value.
Value of The Negro American Heritage...I own a set of the Negro American Heritage encyclopedia. Does this 1966 set, in great condition, have any value?
Shopping for an Older Edition of the Book of Knowledge?I would love to purchase an older set of the Book of Knowledge for my boys. Any suggestions on how I can find one?
Volume 2 of Compton's Pictured Encyclopedia And Fact-Index?I need a hardback copy of the Compton's Pictured Encyclopedia and Fact Index, that is black with green 1948 edition, volume 2.
Value of World Scope Encyclopedia?I have a complete 10 volume set of World Scope Encyclopedia, copyright 1945. They have blue binding. What is the value and what was the first copyright?
Value of 1912 Modern Business Set?I have 24 volumes published by Alexander Hamilton institute. What is the value?
Finding the Value of Compton's Encyclopedias?Old printed reference books can be difficult to determine their worth. This page is about finding the value of Compton's encyclopedias.
Finding the Publishing Date on Old Books?This page is about finding the publishing date on old books. The date of publication is usually listed in the book, but in some kinds it's not.
Value of 1977 Childcraft Set?Is a 1977 Childcraft book set worth any money?
Finding the Value of a First Edition Book?I have a copy of The Countries of the World, by Robert Brown. It is a first edition.
Value of 1881 Handy Dictionary?I have an 1881 version of The Handy Dictionary with an inscription from 1884. What is this worth?
Value of Britannica Encyclopedias?How much are my encyclopedias worth? 1768 Britannica 24 volumes?
1912 New Websterian Dictionary Illustrated?I had recently come across this. I inherited my late friend's belongings. This isn't in very good shape. But I'm wondering if it's worth anything.
Value of 1903 Webster's Dictionary?Looking to find the worth of an old Websters Dictionary. Published in 1903. Does anybody have any information on this? I was unable to find really anything online for this year.
Value of Russian Vase?My wife inherited this vase from her grandmother and we were just wondering if it was worth anything. Also, any history behind it will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Value of Book of Knowledge Set (1912)?Long ago, I acquired a set of the Book of Knowledge published in 1912. They are not in good shape, but the contents and beautiful illustrations are very interesting and may be of interest to someone. Since I am retiring and leaving my classroom of 49 years, I cannot keep them (a small house). And I can't find it in myself to throw them away. Question: Have they any value to someone?