Bookman's Price Index: A Guide to the Values of Rare & Other Out-of-Print Books, 1st Edition

  • Cumulative Index includes Volumes 92-97
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  • ISBN-10: 1414461623
  • ISBN-13: 9781414461625
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • Shipping Weight: 3.65 lbs ( 1.66 kgs)
  • 688 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2007, 2006
  • © 2013 | Published
  • Newer Edition Available

About

Overview

Established in 1964, Bookman's Price Index is an index to rare and antiquarian books offered for sale in the catalogs of 100-200 book dealers in the U.S., Canada, and the British Isles. The number of titles listed in each volume is approximately 15,000; in the course of a year some 50-60,000 books are described. Volumes do not supersede previous volumes. Each volume covers catalogs from the previous 4 to 6 months. Entries Include: Title and author, edition, year published, physical description (size, binding, illustrations); detailed description of the book's condition including flaws, amount of wear, comment on scarcity; price as listed in catalog; catalog source and number. Included are three appendixes.

Features and Benefits

  • Volumes do not supersede previous volumes.
  • Each volume covers catalogs from the previous 4 to 6 months.
  • Entries Include: Title and author, edition, year published, physical description (size, binding, illustrations); detailed description of the book's condition including flaws, amount of wear, comment on scarcity; price as listed in catalog; catalog source and number.
  • "Association Copies" Appendix lists books by significant people who have owned them.
  • "Fine Bindings" Appendix lists books that have had special bindings applied, arranged by the name of the binder.
  • "Fore-Edge Paintings"Appendix lists books that have had scenes painted on the edge of the book, listed by the name of the artist.

Table of Contents

Introduction.
Dealers Represented in This Volume.
Bookman's Price Index.
Association Copies.
Fine Bindings.
Fore-Edge Paintings.