Regardless of what book series you choose to go for, the collecting experience is invariably fun, and the end result unquestionably appealing on the bookshelf.
Searching Biblio for Audiobooks
Do you enjoy audiobooks? If you like having your stories read aloud to you, we can help you find them on Biblio.
Since each bookseller on the Biblio marketplace uploads their own inventory, we do not have direct control over book descriptions and their details, so there are many ways to find what you are looking for.
When you are performing a search on Biblio, use the word “audio” in the keyword field along with the book title in the title field to see all audio selections. Here is an example with “Lord of the Rings” in the title and “audio” in the keyword field:
Now, if you check those search results, you will notice that some listings are for cassettes, while others are on CD. We may even have a seller or two with vinyl recordings, if you search hard enough! Make sure that you click all the way from the search results into the book detail pages to read the full description before you make your purchase.
You could also search by author name in the appropriate field, and the word audio in the keyword field, if you want a broader search of an entire author’s works.
If you need more details about a listing, you can always contact the bookseller directly, or if you need help with a transaction or order status, you may submit a ticket to Biblio support.
Amber is the current marketing coordinator at Biblio. A lifelong love of the written word brought her to Biblio and she happily spends her days talking about books and delving into the wide world of antiquarian books.
You can also find her in the garden or writing about brewing and plant adventures at Pixie’s Pocket.
Books, especially old and antique books, can be finicky and temperamental. To keep your collection in pristine condition, be sure to avoid the following pitfalls of book ownership.
1. Do not expose to water or damp atmospheres
When wet or damp, pages quickly wrinkle and become brittle. In some cases, the ink can run and spill onto other pages.
2. Do not place pressure on the binding
Age, quality, and use can all result in weakened binding, and undue pressure can cause pages to fall out and the binding to split.
3. Do not subject to harsh or ultraviolet lights
Books with hand-drawn or fragile illustrations and platings can become dull when exposed too frequently to ultraviolet lights or camera flashes.
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