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Book Collecting as an Investment

Book collecting as an investment

The allure of the prices commanded by some of the high points of literature can be difficult to ignore. But before you divest your 401(k) for shelves of modern first editions, be sure to read this article on book collecting as an investment.

Collecting Proofs

Collecting proofs, galleys, and advance reviews

Devoted collectors of rare books will love finding proofs, galleys, and advance review copies of their favorite pieces of literature. Find rare proofs and advance reading copies in the Rare Book Room.


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Collecting Holographs

Collecting and identifying signed letters and holographic documents

Many authors and other famous literary figures wrote and signed letters by hand, and you can find a great collection of them in the Biblio rare book room. See our great collection of handwritten letters and holographic documents


In stock guarantee

In stock guarantee

We guarantee all books to be in-stock or you get 20% off your next order.

30 day return guarantee

30 day return guarantee

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Collecting Signed Books

Editions signed or inscribed by the author are among the most desirable copies of a book for most collectors, but collecting signed books can sometimes require some acumen. Read more >>


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Handling books

A healthy respect and gentle appreciation for books is always called for, especially when dealing with rare books. However, the rules for properly handling books are surprisingly few and simple. Read more >>


Uncommonly good books found here.

Biblio offers over 100 million used, rare and out-of-print books, but that's not truly what sets us apart. As discerning bibliophiles already know, less is often more. We work with the finest booksellers in the world to cultivate a truly remarkable collection that strikes the perfect balance between quantity and quality of selection.


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Social responsibility

Did you know that since 2004, Biblio has used its profits to build 12 public libraries in rural villages of South America? Read more about Biblio's EPIC bottom line.

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Bibliophiles' Club

Are you a frequent reader or book collector? Join the Bibliophile's Club and save 10% on every purchase, every day!


Exploring Biblio

Here are a few other things that may interest you as you explore the world of books at Biblio: