Collecting, Identifying, and Valuing First Edition Childrens Books

Book Collecting Site Links

The following is a list of links to websites related to collecting books, and in some instances, to collecting first edition children's books.

Bookseller Websites - General
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ABAA Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America Search member books
ABE Advanced Book Exchange
Collector's Book Market Nice auction style website.
Children's Book Market Nice auction style website, children's books.
Caldecott Medal Illustrators - eBay Links Links page to children's illustrators on eBay.


Bookseller Websites - Children's Book Specialists
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ABAA Aleph-Bet Highly respected bookseller
TomFolio Appleby Books Contemporary children's books
ABE Bee Thorpe Highly regarded bookseller
ABE Bookbid Books Many Seuss first editions
Books Of Wonder Oz specialist, great book store in NYC
ABE Elaine Woodford Books Contemporary children's books
Jeryl Metz Contemporary children's books
ABAA Jo-Ann Reisler Great children's inventory
Monroe Street Books "Best Bookstore in the State!" says author Stephen L. Harris.
ABE Page Books Highly respected bookseller
Pam's Books
The Prince And The Pauper Large inventory; nice store in San Diego
Windy Hill Books Knowledgable children's bookseller; Caldecott award books


Collectible Bookselling Associations
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ABAA Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America Solid, reputable association
IOBA Independent Online Booksellers Association Very good 'links' page
TomFolio Good collectible bookseller website!


Original Children's Book Artwork
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Chemer's Gallery Annual December Charity event with Illustrators!
Child At Heart Gallery Ed Emberly exclusive gallery & others!
Every Picture Tells A Story
Storyopolis Very nice children's book store + art gallery.


Book Collecting User Groups
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ABE Community Forums
BookSearchers Yahoo Group
BookThink BookThink has something for collectors of all experience level, while it is a must read for beginning collectors. Editor Craig Stark has a passion for bookselling trade.
eBay Forum - Booksellers
ILAB Forum
Rare Books Mailing List


Periodicals Focused On Book Collecting
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Fine Books & Collections Magazine
Firsts Magazine


Blogs On Book Collecting
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Bibliophile Bullpen J. Godsey's 'must read'
Biblio-Technician Bookseller B.N. Guffey's humorous postings
Bookfinder Blog
Books Found A Bookselling Family's Journal
Books @ Brian Cassidy A Blog about, of all things, books!
Hugh Hollowell's Blog Entrepreneurial Bookselling
Selling Books Steve Weber's Selling Books Blog


Miscellaneous Book Links
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Bookologist Resource for online booksellers.
Littera Scripta Resources for readers, rare book collectors, and used booksellers.


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A serious collector having fun with fun books.


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