Found 81 articles matching Books category.
  • Sep 21 2008
  • 21 Sep 2008

What is your old book worth?


What is Your Old Book Worth?

The value of old books can vary based on many, many factors. Unfortunately, your book may not have a high value just because it is old – or even because it is a famous title. The following guidelines for 19th and 20th century books are just a few areas that may help explain valuation.


First Editions

  • Sep 17 2008
  • 17 Sep 2008

This Week in Geek 9/17

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by Worthpoint Comic book Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why.

  • Sep 11 2008
  • 11 Sep 2008

The Comic Speculator: All Star Batman and Robin #10

The Comic Speculator is a blog by Worthpoint Comic Book Worthologist Matt Baum that discusses comics as collectibles and the back issue comic market.

  • Aug 27 2008
  • 27 Aug 2008

This Week in Geek 8/27

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by Worthpoint Comicbook Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday Matt takes a look at the week’s new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why.

  • Aug 11 2008
  • 11 Aug 2008

Larkin and Hubbard: From Soap to Antiques and Collectibles

Ever since three nine- and ten-year-old chums and I (unbeknown to our parents, of course) ventured to walk the four or five miles through terra-incognita streets to Boston‘s Museum of Fine Arts, guided only by a Gulf Oil Co. street map, I was smitten by the antiquities, travel and collectibles “bug,” seeking the unusual.

  • Aug 7 2008
  • 7 Aug 2008

This Week in Geek 8/6

This Week in Geek is a weekly blog about new comics written by Worthpoint Comicbook Worthologist Matt Baum. Every Wednesday Matt takes a look at the weeks new comics from a collector’s point-of-view and discusses which books may be hard to find in the near future and why. Make sure to click on the hot links for previews and more information on the books discussed here

  • Jul 29 2008
  • 29 Jul 2008

Stolen Shakespeare, George W. dum gum, Sgt. Pepper and baseball collectibles

Catching a possible Shakespeare thief, honoring a legacy of political collectibles, a record for Beatles memorabilia and the end of a Yankees era make recent antiques and collectibles news, while a work by a female painter fetches record prices in the contemporary-art market.

Finding Shakespeare

  • Jul 7 2008
  • 7 Jul 2008

Roycrofters Commune Source of Desirable Collectibles

Ever since three nine- and ten-year-old chums and I (unbeknown to our parents, of course) ventured to walk the four or five miles through terra-incognita streets to Boston‘s Museum of Fine Arts, guided only by a Gulf Oil Co. street map, I was smitten by the antiquities, travel and collectibles “bug,” seeking the unusual.

  • May 28 2008
  • 28 May 2008

I NEED HELP!!! WHAT R THESE RARE/ANTIQUE 1ST EDITIONS WORTH???

NEED HELP APPRAISING THESE BOOKS

so, i came into these and i need an up-to-date estimate for what these are worth.
ALL ARE 1ST EDITIONS unless otherwise specified

The Hitchhickers Guide to the Galaxy
Adams, Douglas
The Resturant at the End of the Universe
Adams, Douglas
Brave New World
Aldous, Huxley
Nordvest-Passagen
Amundsen, Roald

  • Apr 28 2008
  • 28 Apr 2008

How to Submit a Comic Book Question

Recently I have been contacted by a couple of members that were confused as to what information I would need to help them in figuring out what kind of comics they had and how much they were worth. This got me thinking. I’ve noticed that there isn’t a currently a Worthologist question format for each category so I decided to make one just for comics.