It is important to know that the myths and misinformation out there will lead to poor decisions that can have grave, life-threatening consequences.
Dating to relating book review
ARCs are usually softbound in wrappers, which may be similar to dust jacket art of the first trade edition, but the wrappers are more typically merely printed text.
Occasionally the distribution of ARCs lead to textual differences between an advance review copy and a first edition.
ARCs are sometimes issued as a hardcover with a review slip laid in by the publisher.
ARCs may include an uncorrected proof copies printed for author’s corrections. ANTIQUARIAN BOOKSELLER A term, in today’s usage, that describes a bookseller whose stock in trade is primarily old, rare, and/or collectible books.
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BOOK PLATE An ownership label, usually placed inside front cover.
Many have become collectible due to the designer or owner; others actually lower the value of books printed in the last 50 or so years, especially book plates that can be purchased in batches of 50 or 100 and a space left for the owner’s name to be penciled or inked-in.
A seller should always disclose if a book is a BCE.