Book Collectors

A group for book collectors. A place to share tips, post want lists, talk about what you're collecting and why you're collecting it . . . oh the possibilities.

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Electronic vs paper books20 unread / 20lilithcat, February 3
Hoarding26 unread / 26eblomstedt, August 2020
separate antiquarian collection?22 unread / 22cbellia, June 2020
Websites for collectors?6 unread / 6varielle, May 2020
Basbanes and Paper11 unread / 11Keeline, December 2019
Collecting Book Club Editions25 unread / 25kdweber, October 2019
How to Describe a Book2 unread / 2legallypuzzled, October 2015
"Signed First Edition" Sticker9 unread / 9dyarington, June 2015
ILAB Newsletter / Fine Books & Collections Blog1 unread / 1Crypto-Willobie, July 2014
Question about John Reed's "The War in Eastern Europe"20 unread / 20rocketjk, January 2014
Home libraries6 unread / 6Keeline, December 2013
Unique Gift Ideas For Book Collectors1 unread / 1moibibliomaniac, December 2013
How to get editions with different cover and same ISBN5 unread / 5antonomasia, October 2013
The Secret Bookshop and Heritage Open Day 20131 unread / 1westermanyarns, September 2013
'Ripping Yarns' and the Tale of the Forgotten Author1 unread / 1westermanyarns, September 2013
History in 3 V15 unread / 15Steven_VI, May 2013
Helgi the High-Born -- Help with pricing?5 unread / 5rocketjk, April 2013
Awesome finds11 unread / 11eugenegant, March 2013
Why I collect7 unread / 7jtm3, January 2013
National Geographic10 unread / 10ironjaw, December 2012
Books on spiders3 unread / 3joririchardson, December 2012
Disaster7 unread / 7joririchardson, December 2012
Weeding in your books23 unread / 23joririchardson, December 2012
Starting a new collection29 unread / 29Coessens, November 2012
Collecting Digital Books9 unread / 9jlabeatnik, October 2012
Dust Jackets31 unread / 31dekesolomon, October 2012
Collecting Classics: Which Edition?10 unread / 10jordan.ethier, October 2012
Finnegan’s Wake: An unreadable masterpiece and an Irish friend5 unread / 5Africansky1, July 2012
Please consider helping us be considered for a $250K for the love of books and book lovers.10 unread / 10amysisson, July 2012
How do you organize your books?32 unread / 32Africansky1, July 2012
Anybody familiar with Knee-Deep in Thunder?5 unread / 5rocketjk, May 2012
ILAB Newsletter3 unread / 3LolaWalser, April 2012
Reading signed books24 unread / 24jlabeatnik, April 2012
Anti-Ultra Violet Film for Windows?8 unread / 8cosmicdolphin, February 2012
Brooklyn Book Festival1 unread / 1songx, September 2011
Where to find First editions and how to get the right price?25 unread / 25bookstothesky, September 2011
IDing First Editions of Random House and Scholastic4 unread / 4bookstothesky, June 2011
Collecting 1015 unread / 5bookstothesky, June 2011
Interests30 unread / 30andyray, June 2011
Free Pass to Boston Book & Paper Expo (7 May)1 unread / 1JBD1, April 2011
Barnes & Noble offering collectible books?5 unread / 5atullar, April 2011
How do you deal with cover stickers?20 unread / 20bertilak, March 2011
The Book Obsessed - Youtube Videos4 unread / 4goddesspt2, March 2011
Bauman's Rare Book Catalog4 unread / 4papyri, March 2011
Clay, Loeb, and ITR2 unread / 2MyopicBookworm, February 2011
Worth repairing?6 unread / 6lilithcat, February 2011
basketball books4 unread / 4dyarington, January 2011
Facsimile Dust Jackets3 unread / 3dyarington, November 2010
Collectors on SE Asia1 unread / 1WalterEJTips, November 2010
Borrowing Books, your thoughts?28 unread / 28susancorpany, September 2010
Facimile Dust Jackets1 unread / 1eugenegant, August 2010
Iconic Book Covers2 unread / 2legallypuzzled, May 2010
Defining Collections9 unread / 9Collectorator, March 2010
Collecting one author entirely20 unread / 20andyray, March 2010
Resources for book collectors.11 unread / 11rudel519, March 2010
Prints and collections2 unread / 2dyarington, February 2010
Outstanding bookstore in Tucson1 unread / 1AmanteLibros, January 2010
Yet another group: Bibliomysteries1 unread / 1benjclark, December 2009
Who collects Jean de Bonnot?1 unread / 1ironjaw, December 2009
Want List1 unread / 1PhilOPosia, December 2009
Dalmatian Press2 unread / 2moibibliomaniac, November 2009
Library of America8 unread / 8DeusExLibrus, November 2009
Greek Readers2 unread / 2DeusExLibrus, November 2009
International Collector's Library and Black's Readers Service2 unread / 2benjclark, November 2009
Tell me what you are collecting...24 unread / 24DeusExLibrus, November 2009
My Shelving needs help!10 unread / 10benjclark, October 2009
book magazines5 unread / 5benjclark, September 2009
Small/Specialty Presses3 unread / 3cbellia, August 2009
Creating personalized bookplates12 unread / 12SomeGuyInVirginia, June 2009
Pico Iyer's Signature3 unread / 3dyarington, May 2009
Bookshops2 unread / 2cbellia, April 2009
Thomas Jefferson's anonymous translation of [Ruins of Empires] by [[Volney]]2 unread / 2Collectorator, April 2009
Buying first editions that are signed.15 unread / 15cbellia, March 2009
Collecting paperbacks4 unread / 4andyray, February 2009
The Book of the Craft of Dying3 unread / 3PhilOPosia, January 2009
Different collections11 unread / 11moibibliomaniac, January 2009
Collecting ephemera4 unread / 4benjclark, January 2009
Question regarding book club editions...4 unread / 4andyray, September 2008
History Atlasses2 unread / 2BGP, August 2008
Which books do you think are future collectors pieces?22 unread / 22yhoitink, June 2008
Patrick Henry's Book Collection1 unread / 1benjclark, April 2008
The Number run on 'First Editions'6 unread / 6VisibleGhost, July 2007
LaurenBarrier - where are you??1 unread / 1kiwidoc, June 2007
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