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I have a book "Character & Costume - Turkey & Italy" by

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Hi - I have a book "Character & Costume - Turkey & Italy" by Thomas Allom and Emily Reeves. I was wondering what this would be worth
JA: The Antiques Appraiser can help. You can also send photos once I've connected you. Are the pages, cover, and spine in good condition?
Customer: The cover and spine are in relatively good condition, as are most of the pages. One page has come loose, and there are, what appear to be sketches loose in the book. The sketches are smaller in size so I've assumed they aren't meant to be attached
JA: Do you know how old the book is? Is it a first edition?
Customer: I don't know - but there is a message in the front dated 1843 ... from brother to sister (great, great, great, great on my side of the family)(
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Antiques Appraiser should know?
Customer: Apart from the loose page, and some staining on some of the pages, I don't think so

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Character & Costume - Turkey & Italy" by Thomas Allom and Emily Reeves currently holds a market value of 3,000-4,000$. This value is determined by performing a market research based upon similar items sold in latest auctions and private sells.

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