The Book Collector

Author: Alice Thompson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781784630430

Category: Asylums

Page: 224

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Alice Thompson's new novel is a Gothic story of book collecting, mutilation and madness. Violet is obsessed with the books of fairy tales her husband acquires, but her growing delusions see her confined in an asylum. As she recovers and is realead a terrifying series of events is unleashed.
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The Book-Collector

Author: William Carew Hazlitt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1406850551

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 176

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Written in 1904, this work is by the English bibliographer, William Carew Hazlitt, who was the grandson of writer William Hazlitt.
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Antique Trader Book Collector's Price Guide

Author: Richard Russell

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440225060

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 448

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This new edition of Antique Trader Book Collector's Price Guide provides readers with the information and values to carve a niche for themselves in a market where rare first editions of Jane Austen's Emma and J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone recently sold at auction for 254,610 dollars and 40,355 dollars respectively. Organized in 13 categories, including Americana, banned, paranormal and mystery, this guide discusses identifying and grading books, and provides collectors with details for identifying and assessing books in 8,000 listings.
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