Hello and welcome to EdisonRecords.com! Here you'll find current, in print works available for purchase in addition to information on older, out of print texts that will answer many questions about Edison and other makes of records and phonographs. However, price or appraisal information about records and phonographs is not available from me.
Ron Dethlefson is Professor Emeritus of Communication at Bakersfield College in California. He has collected early records and phonographs since 1953 and has written about Edison records and phonographs since 1980.
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Bob Baumbach operates Mullholland Press and has published my books for several years. He is the recognized world's expert on Victor Talking Machines and Victrolas. His web site contains information about how to get books about these phonographic artifacts.
Allen Koenigsberg runs Antique Phonograph Press (APM). He is one of the most knowledgeable sources about records and phonographs manufactured primarily before 1930. His web site has an extensive list of books related to this subject.
Tom Hawthorn runs Hawthorn's Antique Audio specializing in auctions of pre-1930 recordings and features a selection of Edison cylinders and Diamond Discs. Their auction items are accurately graded and shipped with care to winning bidders.