If you’re a bookworm, you’ll undoubtedly have a large number of books in your collection, right? If you answered yes, it turns out there’s also an unexpected fortune in store for you!
Matthew Haley, director and head of books and manuscripts at auction house Bonhams, has shared his list of the twenty most valuable books in the UK, some of which may be in your own home!
From Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (worth an estimated £50,000) to The Hobbit (worth £40,000), the list includes all of our favorites!
The only stipulation? The books must be in excellent condition, and even minor damage can reduce the price.
Here is a list of 20 books that can help you make a lot of money:
Following are the Books You Probably Own
The Hobbit (1937), J.R.R. Tolkien.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1997), J.K. Rowling.
The Cat in the Hat (1957) Dr. Seuss.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1902), Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Bible (1600 – 1630).
The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book (1894-1895) Rudyard Kipling.
A History of British Birds, (various editions), F.O. Morris.
The Ladies’ Flower-Garden (1840’s), Jane W. Loudon.
High Street (1938), Eric Ravilious and J.M. Richards.
Verve, 1950s art magazine.
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