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Dig deeper into your collection with our in-depth features on book, magazine and comic collecting, many originally published in the sadly-missed Book and Magazine Collector. To help you find the articles which are of most interest to you we have split our features into the following categories. Click on the category to see a filtered list of available articles, or simply scroll down to browse our achives.


Features - Beginners' Guides

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Beginner's Guide to Book collecting Part IIa

Posted: 02 Apr 2012
Where should your buy your collectible books? Stephen Honey continues his guide to book collecting with Part II

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Book Grading Ready Reckoner & Conditions Guide

Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Learn to value and grade the condition of your books with our handy book grading ready reckoner & conditions guide

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The Book Collector's A to Z

Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Learn the language of book collecting in our handy A to Z guide

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Facsimile dustjackets and where to buy them

Posted: 07 Feb 2012
If your books are missing dustjackets, should you buy a new one?

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How to Haggle for a collectable book - a beginner's guide

Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Haggle for the book you want, without humiliating yourself or the dealer, with our handy guide to haggling ettiquette

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Book collecting beginner's guide 1: How to recognise and value first edition books

Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Learn the basics of book collecting with our step-by-step introduction

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Book collecting beginner's guide 1a: How to recognise a first edition

Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Have you got a rare first edition? What are the signs to look for to help you identify it?

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Book collecting beginner's guide 1b: Factors affecting value of first edition books

Posted: 07 Feb 2012
How much is your first edition book worth? What condition is it in?

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Book collecting beginner's guide 1c: common faults in first edition books

Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Is your first edition book damaged? Should you repair it?


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