October 10, 2022

How to find a medieval manuscript treasure

I will discuss in this video the subject of binder’s waste and how you can identify, date, and localize medieval manuscripts found in bookbindings. There are many treasures out there waiting to be discovered. If you have any medieval manuscripts or fragments, feel free to reach out.

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December 22, 2021

What is My Old Book Worth? Rare Book Appraisal

If you are interested in learning the value of your rare books, I made a couple instructional videos that are on Youtube that explain what to look for as well as some rare book pricing databases. If you have any rare books you need me to look at or have specific questions about (yes, I know it gets complicated!), feel free to send photos to WeBuyRareBooks@gmail.com or by text to 646-469-1851.

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November 9, 2021

Some Fun Rare Book Fakes

We do not have as many ‘fakes’ in the world of rare books as we encounter in other fields, but here are some issues with authenticity I have encountered with recent purchases.

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April 28, 2021

Rare Book Auction.

Rare Book Auctions have been flooding the internet and sometimes overwhelming yours truly. I can only imagine how inundated a book collector feels given the deluge of listings. As part of my Youtube Series on what it is like to be a rare book dealer, here is what goes through my mind when hunting for treasures for stock in auctions these days.

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September 25, 2020

Rare Book Provenance Deep Dive

I’ll look at a rare book on Renaissance cosmetics with provenance of the famous Royal Society. The video is about how rare book dealers look for copies of books with unique compelling stories to tell.

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March 20, 2023

We Buy Virginia Woolf First Editions, Inscribed Virginia Woolf Books and Autograph Letters

If you have any Virginia Woolf signed and inscribed books and letters that you are interested in selling, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. As active ABAA buyers of rare books and manuscripts, we are always on the lookout for unique and valuable items that offer a glimpse into the mind and life of their creators.

Virginia Woolf was one of the most important writers of the 20th century, known for her experimental style and insightful commentary on gender, politics, and society. Her signed and inscribed books and letters are highly prized by collectors and enthusiasts alike, and we are actively acquiring important material and paying top dollar.

We are always buying First editions of Virginia Woolf in dust jackets of:

  1. “The Voyage Out” (1915)
  2. “Night and Day” (1919)
  3. “Jacob’s Room” (1922)
  4. “Mrs Dalloway” (1925)
  5. “To the Lighthouse” (1927)
  6. “Orlando: A Biography” (1928)
  7. “The Waves” (1931)
  8. “Flush: A Biography” (1933)
  9. “The Years” (1937)
  10. “Three Guineas” (1938)
  11. “Between the Acts” (1941)

If you have any Virginia Woolf signed and inscribed books or letters that you are interested in selling, please contact us by TEXTING photos to 6464691851 or emailing webuyrarebooks@gmail.com. We offer top prices for Virginia Woolf books, as well as other rare and valuable books and manuscripts, and are committed to handling your items with the utmost care and respect.

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