Modern book collecting review
If you are new to book collecting and want to know everything about this wonderful hobby, you have a book that will teach you all the aspects. Modern Book Collecting: A Basic Guide to All Aspects of Book Collecting: What to Collect, Who to Buy from, Auctions, Bibliographies, Care, Fakes and ... Investments, Donations, Definitions, and More- written by Robert A. Wilson is the book that I was talking about. Even for experienced book collectors who would need information on certain aspects of this hobby, you can find it here. The book serves as a complete guide similar to a reference material where you will find every information that you wanted to know about book collecting. The author is highly experienced in the subject and his experience is reflected in every page in the book. If you ever wonder on getting expert advice on how to collect books, where to collect, how to maintain etc, I would recommend this book.
The Book Repair for Booksellers: A guide for booksellers offering practical advice on book repair, written by Joyce Godsey is one more book that every book collector should have in their book shelf. Maintaining the books in good condition is more important than buying them. Hence you need to know certain tips and techniques on organizing and maintaining the books so that they are not damaged. Also, the sale value of books increases when it is visually appealing, without any damage. This book will help you anytime and hence it is better for you to have a copy of your own, before it gets sold off. Both the above books are must for any book collector. Collect these books before collecting others.