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What is a First Edition?

What is a first edition?

Even if you're only peripherally aware of book collecting, you've doubtless heard the term, first edition, bandied about but you may still be in the dark as to what makes them such a big deal. Learn about first editions and why collectors value them here.

Walt Disney

Collecting Disneyana

Welcome to the wonderful world of collecting Walt Disney! From letters signed by Disney himself to classic children's books or ephemera, be sure to check out some of the collectible Walt Disney books on Biblio!


1939 New York World's Fair

Collecting the 1939 New York World's Fair

Born in the midst of the Great Depression, the theme of the 1939 World's Fair was "The World of Tomorrow" - a theme that captured the hearts of a generation. Check out the maps, souvenirs, and other ephemera on Biblio!

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signed churchill

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 >>


book collecting modern guide

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.


social responsibility

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

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Exploring Biblio

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