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 .