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Which category is best for old reference books?

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mellowred    10
mellowred

I have a huge selection of very old text and reference books relating to various subjects including: bird watching, psychology, cooking, the arts and theatre, science and several other obscure subjects.

 

I'm unsure which categories to list under. Which is best: collectibles, text books or non fiction?

 

They are old (some from the 20s and 30s) but they are also reference books.

 

Where would they get the most views?

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BumbleBabe    10
BumbleBabe

Wow, are you planning on selling the lot as one?

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mellowred    10
mellowred
Wow, are you planning on selling the lot as one?

 

No, individually. These books are from various sources. For instance I have a number of child psychology books, but they are from the 50s (still in very good condition).

 

I'm not sure if someone who is looking for a reference or text book would be interested in such old editions(?) But if they use them to compare today's opinions to those of 1/2 a century ago, they may be interested.

 

I'm thinking of putting them up on auction for R10 each as I have no idea if they have any value or not.

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BumbleBabe    10
BumbleBabe

Maybe collectible would be best

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mellowred    10
mellowred

I think so too.

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BumbleBabe    10
BumbleBabe

Under education and children's books, I dont think it will do well. They are not part of the system any more. Only my opinion but I think the only people that would pay more would be collectors.

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mellowred    10
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They are definitely not children's books. Very complicated case studies, technical details and so forth.

 

I also have a few sexual dysfunction books ... no idea who they came from ... LOL.

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