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Re: Websites for finding the status of an old book
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- From: Littera Scripta Press <Cathy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 9 Sep 1998 09:40:48 -0700
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I am the guide to the Mining Company's Book Collecting site which has a
antiquarian book search form located at:
or another great place to start is the International Book Collector's
Good luck and let me know if I can be of any further help.
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From: Jack Durst <spynx@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wednesday, September 09, 1998 5:33 AM
Subject: Websites for finding the status of an old book
>I'm currently trying to look up the status of an old book for my
>grandmother. Does anyone know of a site where I can find information on
>the relative rarity, number of editions printed, prices, etc.? Something
>that would find insurance replacement values would be perfect.
>BTW: The book is _The President's Daughter_ by Nan Briton, London 1927.
>No ISBN (not customary in the era), no codes indicating what edition. In
>mediocre condition, if it's worthless, we're considering re-binding it
>since it's been in the family for years.
> Jack Durst
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