Books Maps & Manuscripts

Invaluable Guide to Buying Books, Maps & Manuscripts
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Invaluable Guide to Buying Books, Maps & Manuscripts

Good book collectors buy what they love, think for themselves, and create their own new areas of collecting. Here are our tips for getting started.

How to Start a Book Collection
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How to Start a Book Collection

For those starting a 19th- and 20th-century book collection, experts weigh in on obstacles & pitfalls to look out for and where to start your book hunt.

Rare Books That Invoke  the Spirit of France
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Rare Books That Invoke the Spirit of France

A selection of collectible books & manuscripts focused on three areas of interest, autographed by famous artists, musicians, and royal figures.

Book Hunting Tips From a Seasoned Collector
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Book Hunting Tips From a Seasoned Collector

One aspiring antiquarian & science and technology book collector shares his valuable advice on finding collectable books.

How to Identify First Edition Books
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How to Identify First Edition Books

A starter's reference guide to help you weave through the determining variables and track down modern first edition books.