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Monday, June 11, 2018

8 Recent Rare Book Finds in the Wild

Courtesy Swann Galleries.

Thomas Paine, American Crisis

"You’re pawing through a stack of old books at an estate sale and suddenly you spot a first edition of The Great Gatsby in its coveted dust jacket (worth upwards of $100,000) or a vintage Batman comic book (worth ten times the Gatsby). Think it couldn’t happen? It may be a bit like a lottery win, but it happens often enough to disprove the notion that all the great discoveries have been made, or that the Internet has made book hunting a hopeless pastime."

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