Quick Answer: Is My Book Valuable?

How do I find out the value of a book?

How to search on AbeBooks to find the value of your book:

  • Use the search box above – begin by completing the title and author fields.
  • Look inside the book and identify the book’s publisher – complete the publisher field but leave out terms like limited, company or press.

What old books are worth money?

20 Iconic Books You Probably Own That Are Now Worth A LOT Of Money!

  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1997), J.K. Rowling.
  2. The Cat in the Hat (1957) Dr.
  3. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902), Arthur Conan Doyle.
  4. The Bible (1600 – 1630)
  5. The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book (1894-1895) Rudyard Kipling:

What is the most valuable book in the world?

These Are Some Of The World’s Most Expensive Books

  • Codex Leicester, Leonardo da Vinci ($30.8 million)
  • The Magna Carta (original exemplar) ($21.2 million)
  • The St.
  • Bay Psalm Book ($14 million)
  • Rothschild Prayer Book ($13.4 million)
  • Birds of America, James Audubon ($11.5 million)

How do you know if a book is a first edition?

Identifying the First Edition of a Book

The publisher may actually state the words ‘first edition’ or ‘first printing’ on the copyright page. Another common method of identification is the number line – that’s a line of numbers on the copyright page. Usually, if a one is present in the line then it’s a first edition.