A New Page for Collectors of Old Books

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Ender, The Duke of URL sent over This NYTimes story on book collecting that says collectors have their own vocabulary and it\'s sphere accessible to anyone with time and curiosity. They also say the average price of an antiquarian book rose 16 times and the five most expensive books rose 36 times.

\"Nicholas D. Lowry, the president of Swann Auction Galleries in New York, added: \"Our business has been booming since Sept. 11. Books are more nurturing than a stock portfolio. They provide an emotional anchor.\"

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