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I have a hardback book: the French Grammar by Hugo Thieme

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I have a hardback book...
I have a hardback book: the French Grammar by Hugo Thieme and John Effinger, published in 1918 by MacMillan. Is there any value to this book?
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Appraisals
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9/11/2016
Appraiser: Doris Matthews,
 replied 1 year ago
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Hello and welcome, John. My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.

My research indicates that your book would have an estimated retail value of $35 assuming good condition and depending on sale geographic location.

In general, a private seller to a dealer, via consignment or at auction can expect 30-50% of estimated retail value.

Insurance replacement values are usually about 10% more than retail values.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I'm a little disappointed in the answer since this is the value that I had found on the internet for a recent reproduction of this book and NOT for the original book published in 1918.
Appraiser: Doris Matthews,
 replied 1 year ago

I am so sorry but I have never made this kind of error.

Please allow me to research again for you.

I have several sources I can check with.

Once again, I thank you for your continuing patience.

Please do not rate me until I can get back to you.

I will work on it right away.

Kind regards,

Dori

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Appraiser: Doris Matthews,
 replied 1 year ago

You are quite right. I missed the "later edition." As I said, this is the first time I have ever made such a mistake. I am a very reliable appraiser with over 99% (1000s) of my customers pleased.

I am unable to locate another copy of your exact book.

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Again, please accept my apologies. This job is important to me and a poor rating really impacts my job. I do hope you find the information you are looking for.

Kind regards,

Doris

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Thanks for your reply and I look forward to hearing from another appraiser. (By the way, my name is ***** ***** it's Jody)
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