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April 20, 2019

The task of putting a value on any book is not an easy one. There are many Idriess books sold that have far exceeded the valuations that we have entered in our Bibliography. 

We have based our valuation on:

  • Condition

  • Rarity or scarceness

  • Past Sales at Aucti...

December 1, 2016

You can use this guide to start with, but you should consult the full bibliography for each particular title.

The first point to make is that none of the first edition Angus & Robertson books actually state “First Edition”.

Note that the USA Bobs Merrill Co. publication...

August 19, 2016

Do not assume that because you have identified your book as a first edition that the accompanying dustwrapper (or dustjacket) you have is also the first edition or first printing dustwrapper.

The task of identifying the correct DW involves just as much work as identifyi...

March 30, 2015

What a remarkable story from an Idriess collector who is also a fan of Jack's and an expert on Jack's work and experience. At his request he is to be known only as "Drquartz" but many collectors of Jack's books will recognise him. Thanks, Drquartz, for sharing your exp...

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