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This encylopedia is in excellent condition........... ideas

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This encylopedia is in excellent condition........... ideas as to value?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Frank replied 1 year ago.

Hello and Welcome to Just Answer,

My name is***** am a Personal Property Appraiser and would be happy to assist you with your question.

How's the cover and the binding holding up? Any stains on the interior of the book?

Thanks for your time today,


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Covers and Bindings holding up very well - appear also in excellent condition -------- this is an encyclopedia of some dozen or more volumes -------------- I am unable to attach more files to this reply ------- pics of covers and illustration pages --------- thank you Peter
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will try to add more files now.......................
Expert:  Frank replied 1 year ago.


Thank you for getting back to me.

Your single 1894 edition of Meyers Konversations-Lexikon orignally would have a resale value of 45-55USD.

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.

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