New books, big bucks

Sherrid, Pamela
December 1993
U.S. News & World Report;12/6/93, Vol. 115 Issue 22, p78
Discusses how a new group of collectors are buying up first editions of the same contemporary authors that they read for pleasure. Examples of first editions that have grown in value in a short time; Collectors including Vanita Esphahanian and Paul Galentine; Importance of a book's physical condition; Resources for would-be collectors.


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