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Old 04-26-01, 10:10 AM
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any collectors here ?

Do you have any valuable books ?

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I have some first prints and signed copies of William S. Burroughs, Hunter S. Thompson and Hubert Selby, Jr.
Does that count?
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I have a first print first edition of The Shining by Stephen King...Paid about 12 cents for it at a salvation army and it is valued at about $100

Also have a first edition hard cover of "The Gunslinger" also by Stephen King...I think that one is worth $600 +
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First Edition of Henry Miller's 'Tropic of Capricorn'..found it at the local library sale...has that lovely 'discarded' stamped on it...Yeah right, like you really discard Henry Miller...nitwits.
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I have a signed Advanced Reader's Copy of Stephen King's Bag of Bones. Not sure how much it's worth. I'm sure I could get a good bit for it on e-bay... if I wanted to.
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I have a signed Michael Connelly. I also have a German version of Carrie.

Oh yeah, I also have a paperback Rage written by Richard Bachman (no mention of King anywhere).

Not sure what any of these are worth.

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Rage is alomsot definately worth something, as long as the condition of it is good.
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I own a complete Signed collection of Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicals and also 10-15 first ed. Dr. Seuss books. Talk about spanning the genre
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I got a copy of The Dune Encyclopedia, which is somewhat rare being only one edition.

A publishers proof of "Maker of Dune".

i also picked up an 1840-something edition of Plutarch's "Lives" at the local university book sale, but I doubt it's really worth too much since it has some water damage.

Think that's mostly it right now -- I've picked up a lot of old stuff, but i'm not sure if much of it is worth anything.

Tuan Jim

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My dad is a collector and gave me some of his books.

Macbeth--1906
Candide--1929
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam--1st edition with illustrations/translated
Vincent Van Gogh--1st edition 1933

I don't like any of them and may list them to trade here.
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I have a first edition signed copy of "Without Feathers" by Woody Allen.
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Originally posted by Avid Fan
My dad is a collector and gave me some of his books.

Macbeth--1906
Candide--1929
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam--1st edition with illustrations/translated
Vincent Van Gogh--1st edition 1933

I don't like any of them and may list them to trade here.
i'd auction them off at ebay
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Hey Avid Fan, That was nice of your father to give you those books. If you sold them, you might regret it when you are older. Just my 2 cents :-)
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Originally posted by Desmondp
Originally posted by Avid Fan
My dad is a collector and gave me some of his books.

Macbeth--1906
Candide--1929
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam--1st edition with illustrations/translated
Vincent Van Gogh--1st edition 1933

I don't like any of them and may list them to trade here.
i'd auction them off at ebay
I took your advice!
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Originally posted by Avid Fan
Originally posted by Desmondp
Originally posted by Avid Fan
My dad is a collector and gave me some of his books.

Macbeth--1906
Candide--1929
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam--1st edition with illustrations/translated
Vincent Van Gogh--1st edition 1933

I don't like any of them and may list them to trade here.
i'd auction them off at ebay
I took your advice!
Wow, that's sad.
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Some First editions I own:

Winnie-the-Pooh - Milne

All of Michael Connelly's books

The Amaters - Halberstam

The City Game - Axthelm

The Godfather - Puzo

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