RARE BOOKS UNCOVERED: True Stories of Fantastic Finds


RARE BOOKS UNCOVERED: True Stories of Fantastic Finds

REBECCA REGO BARRY    Book Number: 90585    Product format: Paperback

Feed your inner bibliophile with this volume on unearthed rare and antiquarian books. Read about the family whose discovery in their attic of a copy of Action Comics No.1, the first appearance of Superman, saved their house from foreclosure, or the Salt Lake City bookseller who volunteered for a local fundraiser and came across a 500 year old copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle, or a first edition of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mocking Bird purchased at a Philadelphia flea market for a few dollars, or a stunning 18th century French folio stored in a Massachusetts barn or the collector who, browsing his local thrift shop, found a collectable copy of Cavalry In China, inscribed by the author to the collector's grandfather. 56 tales from the antiquarian paper trail to entertain and inspire casual collectors and our hardcore bibliomaniacs alike. 264pp, paperback, colour and other images.
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00


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ISBN 9780760361573
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