Modern Mystery Collecting

As a reader, you probably already collect books.  However, you may not realize that what you are buying today can oft times become worth quite a bit of money.  Since you are buying books anyway, there are several ways to increase their future value.

Today's on-line auctions are great places to buy and sell books.  Before bidding on a book, make sure you know how much it is worth.  It is very easy to get caught up in the bidding and pay more than you should.  One good way to find out the going price of a book is to look at past auctions.  Another way is search one of the on-line reseller collections, such as   Remember, the prices you see are what the seller thinks the book is worth.  However, you will get a general idea of the book's price range.

Have fun, and maybe you will stumble across a first edition 'A is for Alibi'  at a yard sale or in Aunt Martha's attic. - Passion for Books Logo (468x60)