artifactual value

What is artifactual value?

artifactual value meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
The worth of a thing as a physical object, for example, a copy of a book that has little value in the antiquarian market but is important to textual scholars because of its typographic characteristics, or to book historians because of its unusual binding. Normally, any modification of such an object reduces its value. Compare with archival value.  


reference: ABC-CLIO