This hobby is one of the hobbies that is subsumed under main hobby more offshoot
That is collecting things & collectables .

books and magazines Collecting is a  wonderful hobby which has great  popular to the educated and  scholars in the history and  some students and reading lovers .

There are many types of books collection,  the most five common is :

1 – Collection according to the shape :

The book collection in this group has the same shape and appearance,  it may look like each other in some features , this collection includes small book , pocket book  , scripts , comics and funny magazines .

2 – Topics collection :

This set includes  books and magazines collecting which connected to specific topic like (Internet – photography – science fiction ) sometimes you reach to thousands of folders in collections to specific topics .

3 – Author collection :

This set includes all  works to one writer  like  (Charles Dickens – Paulo Coelho – Mark Twain)
Some of amateurs look for editions which include inside it Dedication from the writer, and the others look for  the first edition  only , few writer looks for scripts , letters , draft , or handwriting notebook to the author .

4 – Titles collections :

Generally, I’s collected the biggest numbers of  prints to one title , it includes  translated editions to many different languages,  it expands to include original  titles collection script  , even printed workout  tests .

5 – Supreme (ideal ) collection :

This set includes unique & rare books which should be in a good case, this set may include few books but wonderful,  it also includes rare edition books in its style ,meaning  ,content  , letters or old books,  ideal collection is called vaults collection too because some of book collection amateurs show it in vaults .

Hobby Lovers differ in purpose of practicing  , they have  many reasons to practice , some of them collect books for their interest to specific field as (Technology and scientific discoveries ) and  follow up the latest developments & updates  whether it’s dedicated to specific book to this field or little title in magazine . 

The love of reading with some people is the first motivation to collect books and  magazines without paying attention to specific field , reading make them feel they are alive and  imagine what they like without any limits .

Money seekers have  a great position in this hobby by looking for old books and magazines in addition to scripts and messages to buy them & resell them again with great price to collectibles fans ,Now  that is done easily by showing them in electronic shops , that will be good investment for them .

There are some people who collect books & magazines only for the beauty of the view of the books or for the pictures which  in the content for those books and magazines .

Books and magazines prices :

The prices of these books are determined based on some elements ( quality – value – rarity – its age ) as the price of the  book and  magazine  rises if it’s first edition and it contains dedication from book author .

Books and magazines collection hobby needs continuous effort and search to reach to his goal which seeks to achieve from this wonderful hobby .