- 302 Pages
- Released: September 21, 2009
- Publisher: Krause Publications
Description by OLDIES.com:
You SHOULD judge a book by its cover!
The colorful, edgy illustrations depicted on paperback book covers have long lured book collectors and art fans. Now you can discover intriguing details about this compelling artwork while you learn tips on collecting Paperback books with Antique Trader Collectible Paperback Price Guide.
The only full-color guide of its kind, Antique Trader Collectible Paperback Price Guide explains how to collect, value, buy and sell paperback books, with special sections on cover art, key authors, important artists, hot series, pen names, how and what to collect, recommended dealers and book shows.
Featuring up-to-date values for thousands of the most collectible American mass-market paperbacks in three grades of condition, as well as more than 1,100 full-color photos, Antique Trader Collectible Paperback Price Guide is the only resource you need to accurately determine the value of your collection and learn more about this dynamic hobby.
The humble paperback packs a lot into just a few pages, and that's without even getting into the storyline. Every imaginable genre and subject, from romance and science fiction to sleaze and the traditional western are among the pocket-sized reads you'll find in this price guide. The appealing intense, often graphic, passionate and sometimes provocative cover art of paperbacks that you can't help but love are featured in 1,000 brilliant color photos in this must-have collectors reference.