Help: Old geneological book value?

Help: Old geneological book value?

Post by Julie Unruh Ra » Tue, 16 Sep 1997 04:00:00



I need some help from this collective wisdom in determining the value of
this book.  My husband brought the following book home after digging
it out of storage at the old homestead:

Portrait and Biographical Record of Western Oregon
Published 1904 by Chapman Publishing Company in Chicago.

This book is about 5 inches thick, and consists of interesting
biographies and some pix of nearly all of the Oregon families that
were around in 1904.  It is leather bound in black leather that would
probably resore well, the pages are in great shape, and the page edges
are dyed red.  The typical biography is probably a long newspaper
article worth and includes family history, activites, land owned,
buisness owned, stuff like that.

I suspect this book may be valuable.  We are not interested in selling,
but might consider giving people access to information out of the
book.  Can anyone assist in steering me to how to find the value?

Thanks,
Julie Rapp

 
 
 

Help: Old geneological book value?

Post by Jon Meyer » Wed, 17 Sep 1997 04:00:00




Quote:
> I need some help from this collective wisdom in determining the value of
> this book.  My husband brought the following book home after digging
> it out of storage at the old homestead:

> Portrait and Biographical Record of Western Oregon
> Published 1904 by Chapman Publishing Company in Chicago.

There are several books of this type.  To see some prices, go to:

http://www.mxbf.com/

Then enter "Portrait and Biographical Record"  in the title field.

--
Jon Meyers