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  • A Guide to Book Collecting in the 21st Century: Information on beginning or sustaining a book collection from Roger Gozdecki, a collector and seller of books for more than 20 years.
  • Antiquarian Book Values: An article offering assistance on determining the value of old and rare books.
  • Antique & Collectible Books: Classified ads for books at
  • Arizona Center for the Book: Educational outreach of the Library of Congress to stimulate interest in books, reading, libraries, and research about the historic role of the book and print culture in society. Includes links.
  • Bibliomania: Information of interest to book lovers and collectors. Book search engines, resources, supplies, series information.
  • Book Collecting from Provides resources to start, evaluate, and grow a book collection.
  • Book Hunter Press: Book fair calendar, dealer search capacity, used book market reports, and print and subscription online regional used book lovers' guides.
  • Book Information Website: Devoted to all aspects of books.
  • Book Sales in America: A guide to used book bargains at book sales held by libraries and other non-profit organizations.
  • Books and Book Collecting: A large collection of information and links useful to book collectors.
  • British Internet Bookdealers: Used, out-of-print, old, rare and antiquarian books. Free online searching of the central register of BIB handling used, out-of-print, old, rare and secondhand books, searchable by specialist field or name.
  • British Isles Library History: A database with information on over 27,000 libraries in the British Isles.
  • Centenary Book Project: A current compilation of top ten books of the 20th century.
  • Center for the Book: A Library of Congress affiliate featuring, state center affiliates, community of the book organizations, reading promotion partners, book fairs and other literary events.
  • Collecting Rare Books: A guide to understanding the basics of book collecting and using online resources as well as links to other useful sites.
  • Digital Librarian: Links of interest to the book collector.
  • Early Penguin Paperbacks: Early history of the series and a checklist of the first fifty books.
  • Elly's Book Emporium: A Frederick Warne Observer books collectors' `resource` including history, publishers, and links.
  • English Bible History: A history and timeline of the development of English language translations of The Bible.
  • Everyman's Library: A distinctive collection of collectible, hardcover editions of the world's classics.
  • Firsts Magazine: Resource for book collecting, including first editions, rare, and antiquarian books.
  • Guide To Rare Book Values: Auction prices for over 35,000 collectible and rare books, auction selling tips, autograph gallery, glossary, and links.
  • History of the Book in Canada: Home of a committee formed by the Bibliographical Society of Canada and charged with developing a history of books in Canada.
  • I Buy Vintage Paperbacks: I buy paperback books such as science adult if published before 1975. Let me know what you have.
  • In Aedibvs Aldi: The legacy of Aldus Manutius and his press.
  • Information on Facsimile Books: An introduction to facsimile books, faithful recreations of the original. From Finn's Fine Books.
  • Jefferson's Legacy: A Brief History of the Library of Congress and a chronology of the collections with a selected bibliography on the library.
  • Literary Resources -- Bibliography and History of the Book: An index of web resources focusing on those of interest to scholars.
  • Littera Scripta: Antiquarian, used & rare books on the Internet: A Reader's Guide. Includes resources for readers, book collectors, and booksellers.
  • Llydien Favourite Antiquarian Bookstores: Descriptions of second-hand/antiquarian bookstores in England and abroad.
  • Modern Library Collecting: Articles and resources for collectors of the Modern Library series.
  • Observer Pocket Books: Information on the Observer's Book series including a history, title list and collector's club.
  • RBMS homepage: Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the American Library Association
  • Rainbow Forest: Information on Whisper the Winged Unicorn books, series checklist, illustrations, and links. Also offers banner, rainbow, and sticker downloads.
  • Rare Book School: Five-day courses at the University of Virginia on the history of the manuscript book, typography, book illustration, bookbinding, descriptive bibliography, rare book librarianship and related subjects.
  • Resources for Booksellers and Book Collectors: Information on and links to UK specialist booksellers, associations, search databases, book binding, repair and conservation materials, bibliographies, library archives, and related topics.
  • Rosenbach Home Page: The Rosenbach is a museum of art and antiques and library of rare books and manuscripts, housed in a historic 19th century mansion in Philadelphia, PA.
  • - Book Collecting: Guides and tips for describing, caring for, identifying, and pricing books.
  • The Art of the Ex Libris: A large site dedicated to bookplate collecting with sections focusing on heraldic bookplates and modern bookplates.
  • The Clique: Computer and internet services for bookdealers, librarians and book collectors.
  • The History of Printing: A history of the development of printed books, maps and manuscripts.
  • The International Directory of Second-Hand Bookshops: A listing of bookshops worldwide. Some content is in French only.
  • The Toy Catalog Collector: Photographic archive of a collection of old and rare catalogs of toy models such as trains.
  • Used Books Hatteras Campfire: Forum devoted to discussing, exchanging, buying, and selling used and rare books.
  • Winston Science Fiction Classics: A list of books in this series along with cover scans of some of them.
  • Wonderful World Of Pop-up And Animated Books: About collecting pop-up and animated books. Over 2000 book exhibits, collectors message board, price guide, and links.
  • Your Old Books: This guide covers some frequently asked questions about rare books and book values. No attempt has been made to identify or to evaluate individual books.
  • a.k.a.: Author pseudonyms, aliases, nicknames, working names, legalized names, pen names, noms des plumes, and maiden names.
  • rec.collecting.books FAQ: Information on the Usenet newsgroup and answers to commonly asked book collecting questions.


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