As a starting book collector things can be overwhelming. It is easy to get lost in the myriad of different publishers, production values, limitations, rights of first refusal systems, second market values, shipping costs, import fees, import tax, value added tax, differences between first editions, first editions thus, and first printings.
Here we try to offer a body knowledge that we have put together over the years to guide you on the way and put you on the path of collecting of your own choosing.
All market values are compiled from our own database. We use publicly available data and data from private sales with permission of the seller and/or buyer. Values shown are median prices from the last 5 sales or the last 3 sales for rare books. Date of last sale recorded by CBV is shown as well. Some books appear so rarely on the second market, that median prices aren't representative of contemporary value. Feel free to contact us if you have questions about current market values or feel an update is necessary.
No rights can be derived from these data. Use this information at your own discretion. The Collectible Book Vault is not responsible for any agreements between buyers and sellers of the books that are presented on this website.
If we do not own the books ourselves we use publicly available pictures. We try to find original owners of photographs and ask for their permission to share their work. We cannot determine ownership for all photographs that are used so if you see your book or photograph on this website without your permission, then contact us via email email@example.com
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