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First report of a book-collector

Arnold, William Harris

First report of a book-collector

a brief answer to the frequent question "Why first editions?"

by Arnold, William Harris

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Published by Marion press in Jamaica, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Bibliography -- First editions,
  • Book-worms,
  • Book collecting

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith some remarks on the common supposition that mere scarcity is a reason for collecting them; and five egotistical chapters of anecdote and advice addressed to the beginner in book-collecting; followed by an account of book-worms. By William Harris Arnold.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ992 .A76
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 97 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6903754M
    LC Control Number01006029
    OCLC/WorldCa4434564

    Book club editions are often a little smaller than a regular hardcover book, and may feel lighter. For example, Upton Sinclair 's novel The Jungle was published in two variant forms. Eventually, Acclaim filed for bankruptcy following the collapse of its video game business. For example, a number line that reads 5 6 7 8 9 indicates a fifth printing.

    These will usually have their dust jacket clipped or marked in some way to designate their inferiority. Texas residents must add 8. It's also true that 'first edition' doesn't always correlate with value or collectibility. When they reached Grand Falls northwest of present-day Winslow, Arizona their guide, Antoine Leroux, advised them that it was unwise to follow the river any further because it flowed in a deep canyon for the rest of its course and emptied into the great canyon of the Colorado River.

    The first trade edition was published by Doubleday, Page to be sold in bookstores. But, like art, most books will never become really valuable, and collectors are generally motivated by love of literature and books rather than the prospect of making a fast buck. If present, the printer's key in the copyright page of a book can be used to identify the number of the printing in which it was produced. These types of bags are not considered "archival safe" because various plastic compositions may contain elements or have other properties that could harm the comic in years to come.


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First report of a book-collector by Arnold, William Harris Download PDF Ebook

The method of entry, obviously, depends on the method of typesetting. The booklet measures 9.

First Edition Books

I generally advise people to buy what genuinely appeals to them and not to follow the latest fad. Dampstained - A light stain on the cover or on the leaves of a book caused by moisture such as a piece of food or perspiration.

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The rationale was that books took a long time to export to First report of a book-collector book colonies, that readership in those settlements was avid, and that books were an effective means to disseminate British values. For letterpress metalit typically First report of a book-collector book resetting a few characters or a line or two.

Others place the blame for the comic market crash on Marvel whose product line had bloated to hundreds of separate titles by lateincluding the poorly received " Marvel UK " and " " lines or creator-owned upstart Image Comics who fed the speculator feeding frenzy more than any other comics publisher.

VII, pp. There will be a first edition of each, which the publisher may cite on the copyright page, such as: "First mass market paperback edition".

When Marvel tested the new comics specialty market with the title Dazzler inthe comic sold overcopies, a very respectable figure and one that astounded the company.

Fair: Worn book that has complete text pages including those with maps or plates but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc. Often, books are published in various countries by the First report of a book-collector book publisher on the same day.

For example, anything published online is effectively published worldwide. Such minor changes do not constitute a new edition, but introduce typographical variations within an edition, which are of interest to collectors.

A "first edition" per se is not a valuable collectible book. Some book club editions are sought by collectors; most are not. If these products are used to store comics, these collectors advise using products marked as acid free.

A new iteration of the book would be published as a new edition, which may be denominated a "revised and updated edition". Of course, Sitgreaves discovered that the Zuni and Little Colorado Rivers were not at all navigable and would be useless to transport troops and supplies.

However, many speculators would buy multiple copies of these issues, anticipating that demand would allow them to sell them for a substantial profit in the future. A popular author will have many thousands of copies of the first issue printed so in that case it worth looking out for a special limited edition of the work or to buy an author-signed copy of the trade edition.

Some examples: An English-language edition, from the same plates, films, or files, may be published in different anglophone countries by different publishing companies.

All items subject to prior sale. Edgeworn - Wear along the edges of hardback book covers. Two-thirds of all comic book specialty stores closed in this time period, [6] and numerous publishers were driven out of business.

This booklet contains the first printed appearance of Churchill's speech of 4 October at the 68th Annual Conservative Party Conference. For example, Upton Sinclair 's novel The Jungle was published in two variant forms.

As the book is used, the binding becomes looser until a well-used book may lay flat and remain open to any page in the book.This is my first listicle. There is no particular order, other than my favorite book being first in line. The Catchers of Heaven: A Trilogy by Michael Wolf.

This was in no way an initiatory text for me, but it was the text that let me give myself license to obsess, dream, and research deep, deep, deeply.

The Hobbit - First Edition by J.R.R. Tolkien. When considering the purchase of a book for your collection, the condition and, if applicable, the dust jacket are the most important factors affecting the value.

As the book is used, the binding becomes looser until a well-used book may lay flat and remain open to any page in the book. Cries in book collector. It's modern mass-market paperbacks, not rare first-editions. A used paperback of no-book-in-particular isn't worth much.

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Hell, maybe it's a good thing, the publishers will certainly sell more copies this way. save hide report. Posted by 6 days ago.Welcome to The Book Collector.

Founded by Ian Pdf inThe Pdf Collector is the leading literary journal commenting on all aspects of ‘the book’; publishing, paper, bindings, design, First report of a book-collector book, collections, first editions – everything.

As a subscriber, you can enjoy four handsome, pp issues per year, posted to your door.London: National Unon of Conservative and Unionist Associations, 1st Edition. Download pdf. This booklet contains the first printed appearance of Churchill's speech of 9 October at the 69th Annual Conservative Party Conference.

Three years earlier, Churchill's Conservatives had been soundly defeated in the General Election at the end of the war.London: National Unon of Conservative and Ebook Associations, 1st Edition. Paperback. This booklet contains the first printed appearance of Churchill's speech of 9 October at the 69th Annual Conservative Party Conference.

Three years earlier, Churchill's Conservatives had been soundly defeated in the General Election at the end of the war.