Rare Books Uncovered: True Stories of Fantastic Finds in Unlikely Places

Rare Books Uncovered: True Stories of Fantastic Finds in Unlikely Places

Rebecca Rego Barry


Feed your internal bibliophile with this quantity on unearthed infrequent and antiquarian books.

Few creditors are as passionate or as dogged within the pursuit in their quarry as creditors of infrequent books. In Rare Books Uncovered, specialist on infrequent and antiquarian books Rebecca Rego Barry recounts the tales of outstanding discoveries from the realm of publication collecting.

Read concerning the kin whose discovery of their attic of a duplicate of motion Comics No. 1--the first visual appeal of Superman-saved their domestic from foreclosures. Or the Salt Lake urban bookseller who volunteered for an area fundraiser--and came upon a 500-year-old reproduction of the Nuremberg Chronicle. Or the collector who, whereas shopping his neighborhood thrift store, came across a collectible replica of Calvary in China--inscribed by means of the writer to the collector's grandfather. those stories and so on will entertain and encourage informal creditors and hardcore bibliomaniacs alike.

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