Collectible Books' Tips (collectibles, rare, 1st editions)

Firsts, the magazine specializing in the book collecting, has a very good description of collector's terms for collectible books. Collecting Terms

This article gives a good overview of the first editions books and points out numerous reasons for collecting first editions books or those close to the first editions. The What and Why of First Edition

This article gives a very good description of how to properly shelve rare books. It also covers the effects of such natural elements as direct sun, water and humidity. Protecting my Investment - Shelving

This article provides reasons for protecting your books as an investment against losses. Protecting my Investment - Insurance

Information Below Applies to Children's Books in General

Information Related to Children's Books in Dust Jackets.

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