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Signed vs Inscribed: What’s the difference?

Signed vs. Inscribed

Know what you are getting into when purchasing rare books, and learn the difference between signed books and inscribed books.

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Books on NYC

Collecting Books on NYC

This gallery is dedicated to some of the best fiction and nonfiction portraying one of the greatest cities in the world. We Heart NYC!  Enjoy browsing these books on New York City.

Cleaning and repairing leather books

Cleaning and repairing leather books

Wondering how to take care of the leather books in your collection? Renowned book care expert Bern Marcowitz explains how and when to clean and repair leather books.


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

Shop with confidence with our 30-day return guarantee.


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 >>


collecting first editions

Collecting First Edition Books

What is a first edition and what makes them collectible? How do you know when you're looking at a first edition? All of these questions and more are answered in our book collecting guide. 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.

bibliophiles club

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: