by Jim Lyons, 1989

"Collecting American Newspapers", by Jim Lyons (a full-time dealer in historical newspapers since 1972), clearly and concisely presents the hows and whys of newspaper collecting. Over 400 newspaper pictures enhance this 156 page, 8 1/2 x 11" softcover book.
Topics covered include:
o The most extensive Price Guide yet, listing nearly 600 newspapers!
o An innovative good-better-best newspaper rating scale
o A lavishly illustrated short history of American newspapers
o 26 ways to collect newspapers
o Care & Preservation of your newspapers
o Sensible Investment Strategies
o How to Detect Reprints
o And a great Glossary and Collector's Tips chapter which we have heard is grand fun to read in itself

The price is $39.95 postpaid. California residents please add appropriate sales tax for your county. If you are not completely satisfied return the book and your money will be refunded. The book will be autographed on request.

Send your order to:

Jim Lyons
P. O. Box 580
Los Altos, CA 94023

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