Collector's Corner - Book Collecting Hints and Tips
Collector's Corner is a brand new section of our website, specifically catering to all established and budding book collectors.
BOOK COLLECTING 101
If you're just getting started in the book collecting business we recommend you start with the basics, so check out our series on Book Collecting 101.
GLOSSARY OF BOOK TERMINOLOGY
The weird and wonderful ‘lingo’ used in the secondhand book trade is like a foreign language. And it's so extensive that it requires a whole page. Click here to view our ever expanding Glossary of Book Terminology.
AUTHENTICATION OF AUTHOR SIGNATURES
How do you know for sure that the book you have in your collection is actually signed by the author? The TomFolio website has a great resource for checking the signature of 1,000s of popular authors. Just click on this link for more information - Available Author Autograph Signature Samples.
Although book binding and restoration is a dying art, there are still some great practitioners out there. We have listed a few below that we are happy to recommend.
Roger Perry - http://www.rogerperry.vpweb.com.au
Jim Owens - firstname.lastname@example.org