Even though modern books are in favour, classical items still appeal to buyers. A copy of a Christmas Carol printed in 1843 sold at Christie's New York for $240, 000 in December 2009. It was part of the William E. Self library of English and American literature and formerly owned by Alain de Suzannet, whom magnificent Dickens collection was sold in 1971. This very rare copy was one of a group of eight copies that Dickens is known to have signed on December, 17, 1843. Whether your books are worth £50 or £10.000, there always seems to be a good selling market for them.
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