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Thingamu …..What?? Collectible Book Alert

Some things just are learned as you go along in your trade. This particular series has several books worth about $30.  Click here to see the Thingamujig completed sales on eBay There are several titles in this particular series: Dos and Don’ts Book of Manners Health and Safety Christmas Help

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Where the Wild Things Are – First Edition Points

Maurice Sendak died May 2011.  The latest sale of a true first edition of Where the Wild Things Are was on Abebooks.com sold for $25,000. This is the third highest sale for Abebooks ever. First edition points: 1) Harper & Row, 1963 2) the LOC number on book’s title page

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Ladybird Books – Vintage Readers

Wikipedia —> With the demise of the traditional Ladybird publishing format has come an increased interest in collecting, often by adults who were children when Ladybird was in its heyday in the 1960s and early 1970s. A great many second-hand Ladybird books are available and it can be an inexpensive

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Three Investigators Training Video

The Three Investigators series is a hot series in which to seek. Vintage and highly collectible these are often found in the discarded book sales of the public library. Take a look at my video to find out more:

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Eloise Wilkin a Collectible Illustrator

Eloise Wilkin’s adorable illustrated children are found nearly everywhere. You can bet many of her books appeal to the collector’s market. You can’t miss her books. She was featured mostly on the Little Golden Books of the 50s and 60s. Look for the children with the chubby faces and hands.

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A Chip Hilton Series Comeback Cagers

I’m often asked, “How do I sell used books?” If you learn how to sell children’s used books online you’ll find a great way to make money. I love doing what I do. I am highlighting yet another children’s vintage book you have likely passed up at the yard sales and thrift stores – a […]

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