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Paper collectibles

Robert D. Connolly

Paper collectibles

a collectors identification and value guide

by Robert D. Connolly

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Published by Books Americana in Florence, Ala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Printed ephemera -- United States -- Collectors and collecting -- Catalogs.,
    • Americana -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 308-312.

      Statementby Robert D. Connolly.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNC1284.U6 C66
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 312 p. :
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4446510M
      ISBN 100896890031
      LC Control Number79108470
      OCLC/WorldCa5196462

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      So, if you'd like to find out more, check out the resources below, and Happy Hunting! The vast majority of paperbacks have been printed in such quantities that they are worth little or nothing on the secondary markets. We design our products to appeal to all collectors for their personal collections or to be given as gifts to all ages. Antiquarian book collecting[ edit ] Antiquarian book collecting may be roughly defined as an interest in books printed prior to and can encompass interest in 19th, 18th, 17th, 16th, and 15th-century books. If books are covered with a heavy layer of dust or the number of books to clean is large, using a HEPA vacuum with a soft brush attachment or separate brush is recommended.

      Today we continue this long tradition with new products and publications, and the same dedication to accuracy, quality, innovations, and solid research. Gently wipe or brush away from the spine to avoid pushing dirt down into the spine of the binding and to avoid damaging the endcap. Occasionally, 16th-century editions similar to Caxton's books appear among antiquarian book dealers and auctions, often fetching very high prices. In their entirety, they also make a rounded base for cooking as they include a complete set of cooking topics.


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Spray cleaners may be used in place of water, but take care to shield surrounding items and shelves during spraying.

Rare & Antiquarian Books

Thick hardbound books also tend to have their pages sag downward in the middle even if they are sitting level on a shelf.

Preparing for cleaning Organizing a cleaning project will depend upon several factors: the physical condition of the books; the amount and type of soil to be removed a light layer Paper collectibles book.

Special or limited edition collectables are created with the goal of increasing demand and value of an item due to its rarity.

Clean the top head of the book first, as it is usually the dirtiest. To prevent mold growth, they should be allowed to dry completely before books are returned the shelves. Title page of Colman's The Comedies of Terence, Prices[ edit ] Book prices generally depend on the demand for a given book, the Paper collectibles book of copies available for purchase, and the condition of a given copy.

It has been speculated[ by whom? Occasionally, 16th-century editions similar to Caxton's books appear among antiquarian book dealers and auctions, often fetching very high prices.

We are here to help. Instruction in careful handling techniques, clearly written procedures, and proper equipment are all essential to ensure quality and efficiency.

Two-person teams, using book carts and a vacuum, are best able to clean a large volume of books. Once the books have been cleaned, return books to the shelf in order.

Printed images and text will not look as good on vellum compared to smooth stock, as the little fiber that stick-up can make the type and photos not as crisp as the smooth finish. Riveting tales of auctions, estate and lien sales as well as private buys and more. The shelf is then cleaned as described below while the books are being vacuumed.

This book is a good investment for any serious collector as its value will continue to rise as with other classics of this sort. We will feature tons of working resellers, collectors and more stories and news from the industry. Tracing the history of an antiquarian book's possession history, referred to as " provenance ", can markedly affect the value of a copy, even if it is not desirable per se.

Shelves Metal shelves are best cleaned with a magnetic wiping cloth, which attracts and holds dust with an electrostatic charge.

This may be in part due to a significant number of copies of Ogilby's first edition that probably perished in the Great Fire of London of Some collectors maintain objects in pristine condition, while others use the items they collect.

If the covers bend in or flare out, usually from rapid humidity changes, a book is bowed bent like a drawn bow. It has also been shown to be particularly common among academics.

There are several factors, however, that can impart considerable value to certain titles: The first is age. Uncoated stocks come in different finishes and paper weights.

Our Products Whitman Publishing has been in the numismatic and philatelic publishing field for almost 90 years. It is important to find a good condition copy or the value will go down substantially. The first price guide was the Stanley Gibbons catalogue issued in November They can be found as a complete set but I think that takes part of the fun out of collecting them.

For some collectors, the criterion for inclusion might not be the type of object but some incidental property such as the identity of its original owner. Cleaning books in special collections requires more expertise than described in this leaflet and a conservator should be consulted before beginning any large cleaning project.The choice of paper stock is completely up to you.

In this article, we will explain the different types of paper that are used in the book publishing industry, and the stocks offered by DiggyPOD. To see and feel book paper stocks we offer, please order our Free Sample Book. Different Paper Types offered by DiggyPOD. At DiggyPOD, we only use the.

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The love of books is bibliophilia, and someone who loves to read, admire, and collect books is called a bibliophile. Other Paper Collectibles. crate labels paper dolls Culture. Vintage and Antique Paper. Related Categories. Auction Alerts. Before the Internet reduced all correspondence and information to colorless bits and bytes, paper was the medium through which one.

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