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I have 4 Books from an Family Estate and would like to known

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I have 4 Books from an Family Estate and would like to known Value is possible they are as follows: Poems Robert Burns dated 1927,Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving 1908
Holy Bible leather bound 1867, Uncle Tom's Cabin Leather Bound poor shape 1887, If you can help please reply.
Jim xxxxx 209/xxx xxx *****@******.***
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Frank replied 1 year ago.
Hello Jim,
My name is***** am a Personal Property Appraiser and would be happy to assist you with your question.
Can you give the publisher of each of the books?
Thanks,
Frank
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Uncle Toms Cabin-New York Thomas Y. Crowell. Bible - New York American Bible Society, Rip Van Winkle-Philadelpia
Henry Altemus Company, Robert Burns- ***** ***** & Sons, Ltd, London Edinburgh,& New York
Expert:  Frank replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for getting back to me.
Normally we do single items per question, but I would be happy to give you values on your books in this questions.
Uncle Toms Cabin-New York Thomas Y. Crowell. 1887- (poor condition) 70-80USD
Holy Bible - New York American Bible Society, 1867- 60-80USD
Rip Van Winkle- Henry Altemus Company, 1908- 30-40USD
Robert Burns- ***** ***** & Sons, Ltd, London Edinburgh,& New York 1927- 35-35USD.
When dealing with antiquarian or collectible books, condition plays a major role in the resale value. Collectors are looking for top quality issues with the least amount of damage. Soiling, staining, binding damage, cover damage, or torn pages would result in a drop in value.
I hope this information was helpful to you today Jim.
Best of luck with your antiquarian books.
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Thank You,
Frank
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