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Booksellers offering Appraisals

Here are a few of our thousands of independent booksellers that offer appraisal services. Finding a professional bookseller who has experience in the rare and antiquarian book market is the best first step for a book appraisal. They will be able to help you obtain an official value for your book collection.

You can read articles and learn tips on valuing your book collection in our Basics of book collecting resources.
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Antique Book Boutique

Santa Barbara, California, United States

Welcome to The Antique Book Boutique! We specialize in antiquarian & collectible books dating as far back as the 1700\'s, ~ 1950\'s. We also offer current and unique titles. We have over 15 years experience as an online bookstore. Our expertise focuses on vintage, antiquarian and rare collectible books and publications. We take pride in each and every product that we offer to our customers, and ensure that everything you purchase is in pristine collectible condition. All of our items come with a guarantee of satisfaction! We want our customers to be delighted with their purchase. Please take a moment to view our current selections. Thank you for shopping for your favorite book titles at The Antique Book Boutique listed exclusively at BiblioDirect!

Also specializing in: Antiquarian Appraisal Appraisals Book Binding Collectible Excellent Customer Service Out-Of-Print Prompt Shipping Rare



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Glenn Books

Lake Quivira, Kansas, United States

We are an antiquarian bookshop established in 1933. We are members of ABAA and ILAB.

Also specializing in: American Literature Appraisal Services Appraisals English Literature Fine Bindings And Sets Illustrated Books Military Medicine Science And Medicine



Locus Solus Rare Books

Locus Solus Rare Books

Los Angeles, California, United States

Available to visit by appointment only

Also specializing in: African American Appraisal Appraisals Archives Art Literature Poetry Signed & Inscribed



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R & A Petrilla, ABAA, IOBA

Roosevelt, New Jersey, United States

Established 1970. We have been selling books and documents by mail and at retail locations since 1970, online since 1995. We focus on Americana and travel, including photograph albums and manuscripts, along with items in various fields. ~~ We appraise libraries and documents for purposes of tax-deductible gifts, insurance coverage, and settling estates.

Also specializing in: Americana Appraisals Manuscripts Travel Western Americana



Second Story Books

Second Story Books

Open book store

Rockville, Maryland, United States

Second Story Books operates two open shops in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. We have a large internet presence including this website and amazon.com,accredited appraisals member ASA, and a in house book binder. For more information go to www.secondstorybooks.com

Also specializing in: Antiquarian Appraisal Appraisals General Out Of Print



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THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA

Open book store

Kinzers, Pennsylvania, United States

Ron Lieberman, has been an antiquarian bookseller, rare book appraiser, and library consultant for over forty-five years. His firm, The Family Album, has issued a series of exceptional catalogs and bibliographic references in a variety of fields, including: Incunabula; Pennsylvania-Americana; German-Americana; Fine Book Bindings; Early Photographica; Printing History & Typography; Classics from the Great Scholar / Printers; Etc. He was the instructor for a series of valuable workshops and courses in the history, taste, and technique of book collecting. He frequently lectures before professional groups of librarians and archivists on: the book trade; collection and building security; disaster preparedness; appraisals; and preservation, conservation, and binding. He has also often appeared on radio and television popularizing the pleasant hobby of antique book collecting. His expert opinion on the book collecting market; values of archives and manuscripts; collection preservation & security; historic photographs; and the value of rare books has been sought by sources as diverse as: the Historical & Museum Commission of PA; the PA State Library; the Library of Congress; the Smithsonian Institution; the FBI; American Bible Society; Money Magazine; Kipplinger Magazine; Conservation Centers; Warman\\\'s Antique Price Guides; U.S.A. Today; as well as Universities, Colleges, and Historical Societies throughout the United States. As one of the organizers of the World Library Fund, Mr. Lieberman provides professional analyses of library collections, and helps plan library development for public and private institutions in the United States and abroad. He was a Member of the Board of Governors of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (A.B.A.A.), and Chairman of the A.B.A.A. Security Committee. He was a long-time regular member of the Security Committee of the Rare Book and Manuscript Section (RBMS) of the American Library Association (ALA); and was the Past President of the Middle Atlantic Chapter, A.B.A.A. Mr. Lieberman was also, for many years, a consulting editor and contributor to the Haworth Press journal: \\\"College & Undergraduate Libraries.\\\" He is also a member of the: International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) // American Library Association (ALA); + ACRL/RBMS [For 25 Continuous Years] // PA Library Association (PLA) // Bibliographical Society of America // Middle Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) // Society for the History of Authorship, Readership, and Publishing (SHARP) // Library Company of Philadelphia // Philobiblon Club // Etc. Etc.

Also specializing in: Appraisal Appraisals Bibles / Religion Early Printing & Manuscripts Fine Bindings German-Americana Military History Pennsylvania Rare And Unusual In All Fields