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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.

Baseball Book Collecting 101: The Must-Haves

Baseball Book Collecting 101: The Must-Haves

Baseball books are obtainable, reasonably priced, and sought after. Here's a suggested list of books with which you can begin a themed collection, curated by Tom Swift.


How to tell if a signature is real

How to tell if a signature is genuine

Author's signatures can undoubtedly increase the value of a rare book or first edition. The more scarce the book is, the more an autograph adds to its value. But how to tell if the signature is real? Find out how you can avoid common pitfalls in identifying an author's signature.

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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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Exploring Biblio

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