What are Terry's First Edition HBs worth?

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Dec 31, 2008
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As I'm not allowed to post in the "selling" thread, can someone tell me how much (pounds) you'd pay for this job lot;

First Edition hard backs

Mort
Wyrd Sisters
Soul Music
Guards Guards
Monstrous Regiment
Last Continemt (signed)
Pyramids

Eric - paperback
Carpet People paperback

AND how much for a first edition HB of Carpet people?
 

Jan Van Quirm

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I'm not altogether sure pooh but I think you can still post in HERE if you're looking to sell/trade/giving away and I suppose valuations may come into that category? Tony's not locked the new thread down - but put a big flag on there to keep the spam out?

No doubt he'll be along to help soon soon anyway :)
 

Tonyblack

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"No Digressions" means that you can go ahead and post something you want to sell, but any further questions should be dealt with by the seller and potential buys through Personal Messaging. :)

I think that's fair as people were getting totally off topic and that's not fair to anyone trying to sell or trade things.

As to value. I've always found AbeBooks very good for that. Here's a search I did for a first edition of Carpet People.

Obviously, a book or anything else is only worth what people are prepared to pay for it and prices are likely to go up and down. :)
 
Jul 26, 2008
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Mort £75 - £200
Wyrd Sisters £35
Soul Music £15
Guards Guards £10 - £15
Monstrous Regiment £5
Last Continemt (signed) £10 - £15
Pyramids £20 - £40

The carpet people, last one i saw on ebay went for £55 but i know it can go for several hundred on a good day, you just have to catch the right time.
 
Dec 31, 2008
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I'm buying, not selling.

I've already got 15 first editions HB just by buying them when they come out, so I've decided to try and get every book in hardback (provided they aren't too expensive)

BTW What is the most valuable book?
 

Tonyblack

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poohbcarrot said:
I'm buying, not selling.

I've already got 15 first editions HB just by buying them when they come out, so I've decided to try and get every book in hardback (provided they aren't too expensive)

BTW What is the most valuable book?
Ah! I see. Well you can still put it on the thread if you like. I don't see any reason why people can't put what they want to buy on there as well as what they want to sell. :)
 
Jan 2, 2009
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Problem with First Editions is the price depends on the condition. Serious collectors would demand the book and it's dustjacket be pristine. Even small knocks or dents, inscriptions, folded pages etc., will affect the price.

It can be a minefield.

Cheers, Vena
 

Catch-up

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Tonyblack said:
poohbcarrot said:
I'm buying, not selling.

I've already got 15 first editions HB just by buying them when they come out, so I've decided to try and get every book in hardback (provided they aren't too expensive)

BTW What is the most valuable book?
Ah! I see. Well you can still put it on the thread if you like. I don't see any reason why people can't put what they want to buy on there as well as what they want to sell. :)
Definitely post your wants there too! That's what it's for. :laugh:
 
Dec 31, 2008
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Light Fantastic - Colin Smythe - Hardcover 1987
Colour of Magic- Colin Smythe - Hardcover 1989

Are these two collectable? If so, how much is a good price?
 
Jul 26, 2008
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i reckon about £25 max for each, ive seen them go cheaper but i think thats about the average price on ebay.
 

Ogg

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Larking about taking pics of my books and I came across what I belive to be a first edition hardback of Moving Pictures. To be honest I simply cannot remember getting it so it may have been a gift.





Inside it states 'Published in 1990 by Guild Publishing' with no mention of republishing. Opinion's are sought, please.
 
Jul 26, 2008
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Its a book club version probably is a 1st but not worth an awful lot, the original publisher for this book was gollancz.
 
Jul 27, 2008
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That is what it was called before it became BCA (Book Club Associates) and is a reprint, they did not put in the publishing history then but later on.

Only worth a few pounds at most.
 

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