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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July 28, 2021

What Rare Books to Buy and Why

Here is a Rare Book video on what rare books I really love to buy and sell. From medieval manuscripts to civil war letters, I have made my own 4 quirky personal categorizations.

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