Basketball player, copywriter, spy, legendary chef: Julia Child would be 100 years old today, and were still indebted to her legacy of greatness. Child was a pioneer in the culinary world, making high cuisine accessible to a wide audience. Childs cookbooks continue to be popular among both cooking enthusiasts and rare book collectors alike.
In most industries, mistakes cost money--sometimes lots of money. In the world of rare books, however, mistakes can impact a book's value in a quite a different way. Called errata, mistakes made in books may include spelling errors, word omissions, or the use of a different word in place of the intended one.