Both favorites of the British crown, the binders Riviere and Bayntun each began independently in Bath before merging as Bayntun-Riviere in 1939 in London, from where it continues to produce fine, handcrafted bindings.
What exactly does it mean when book collectors and dealers talk about points of issue? Understanding what they are and when to look at them can be critical in developing your book collection and can help you avoid costly mistakes. Read more >>
Perhaps most famous for his abecedarian book, Gorey illustrated dozens of books for adults as well as children with his characteristic macabre style and wit. Read more about Edward Gorey and his works here.
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
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.
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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