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Collector's Corner - Book Collecting Hints and Tips

Collector's Corner is a brand new section of our website, specifically catering to all established and budding book collectors.

BOOK COLLECTING 101

If you're just getting started in the book collecting business we recommend you start with the basics, so check out our series on Book Collecting 101.

Book Collecting 101 - Part One - Choosing What to Collect

Book Collecting 101 - Part Two - Familiarising Yourself with Book Dealing Terminology

GLOSSARY OF BOOK TERMINOLOGY

The weird and wonderful ‘lingo’ used in the secondhand book trade is like a foreign language. And it's so extensive that it requires a whole page. Click here to view our ever expanding Glossary of Book Terminology.

AUTHENTICATION OF AUTHOR SIGNATURES

How do you know for sure that the book you have in your collection is actually signed by the author? The TomFolio website has a great resource for checking the signature of 1,000s of popular authors. Just click on this link for more information - Available Author Autograph Signature Samples.

BOOK BINDING/RESTORATION

Although book binding and restoration is a dying art, there are still some great practitioners out there. We have listed a few below that we are happy to recommend.

Roger Perry - http://www.rogerperry.vpweb.com.au

Jim Owens - bookbinding@ozzbooks.com.au




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