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Biblio is proud to present our collection of rare, antique, and collectible books available for purchase from our fine and reputable booksellers. Some of the antique books showcased date back to the 15th Century, and others hold significant historical and religious value. Antique books require special care and maintenance to preserve their special characteristics, and many of them are quite delicate. Also featured are particularly special and hard to find collectible books. Though they may not be antique, first editions or first printing of popular books are often quite collectible and rise in value over time. It is important to preserve the quality of these books as well, but they are generally more resistant to damage than the much older antique books.



Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens

London: Chapman and Hall, 1839. First edition in book form. Hardcover. Good +/no dust jacket. Daniel Maclise, Phiz, Thomas Onwhyn. Charles Dickens Nicholas Nickleby is a first edition with all the plates and additionally the Charles Dickens Nicholas Nic...

From The First Edition

£950.00


Treasure Island (with scarce dust jacket) by Stevenson, Robert Louis

New York: George H. Doran Company, 1927. Revised Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Edmund Dulac. 1st Printing Copyright date (circa 1927). With a Very Rare Dust Jacket. Illustrated throughout by Edmund Dulac including frontispiece, text illustration...

From mclinhavenbooks

$1,200.00


Treasure Island (Second Edition) by Robert Louis Stevenson

Cassell & Company Limited, London, 1884. Second Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition. Book Frontispiece map plate printed in gray and three other colors (red, brown and blue). Second edition issue points (besides the fact it is...

From Quaint Book Shop, IOBA

$2,958.00


The Works of Mr William Shakespear by William Shakespear [William Shakespeare] and Nicholas Rowe (Editor)

London - Jacob Tonson, 1709 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First edition.. Six volumes of Tonson's dramatic works ofShakespeare. Volumes I-V are in uniform bindings as a set, with the pages trimmed down. Volume VI is bound in a different half calf bindin...

From Rooke Books

£20,700.00


The Century Dictionary And Cyclopedia ~ 10 Volume Set ~ Together with the Century Dictionary Supplement, 1910, 2 Volumes 12 Volumes in All.

The Century Co., 1897. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. VERY GOOD FOR THE AGE OF THESE BOOKS. TEXT PAGES ARE PRISTINE UNMARKED, LEATHER BINDING SOLID AND TIGHT. An extraordinary set of books, a must for and collector of antique books. These will requ...

From Book Quest

$897.00


Alice in Wonderland by Carroll, Lewis

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1932. Leather. F. John Tenniel. 583 of 1500; signed by Alice...

From W.K.Smith & Associates

$3,250.00


Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Société de gens de lettres. by DIDEROT, DENIS, - D'ALEMBERT, JACQUES

VERY RARE: FIRST EDITION OF THE GREAT FRENCH ENCYCLOPEDIE, NEARLY COMPLET (LACKING 4 PLANCHES) IN EXCELLENT CONDITION! DIDEROT, DENIS, - D'ALEMBERT, JACQUES. Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers, par une Sociét...

From Skarstedt Rare Books

€75,000.00


EMBLEMS BOUND BY RIVIERE: A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne: quickened with metricall illustrations, both morall and divine: and disposed into lotteries, that instruction, and good counsell, may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation. by Wither, George (1588-1667)

London: Printed by A[ugustine]. M[athewes]. for Henry Taunton, and are to be sold at his shop in Saint Dunstanes Church-yard, 1635. 1st Edition . Full leather. Near Fine. Passe, Crispijn van de (c.1565-1637); Marshall, William (active 1617-1650). First...

From Lyppard Books

£4,950.00


COMPLETE HAND-RUBRICATED INCUNABULA IN ORIGINAL BLINDSTAMPED WOODEN BINDING: Dialogorum libri quattuor by Gregorius I (Pope Gregory I)

Basel: Basel: Impressi ac diligentissime correcti per Michael Furter, 1496. Full leather. Very Good. Quarto, printed by Michael Furter, Basel, 1496, with dated closing colophon. COLLATION: 58 leaves complete; signatures a8, b-f8, h4, i6. TEXT: double ...

From Lyppard Books

£4,250.00


Selected Tales of Mystery by Edgar Allan Poe

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1909. First edition, hardcover. Good condition, no dust jacket. Thoughtfully illustrated by Byam Shaw. Original decorative black cloth, titles on gold background; gilt and red decoration on front cover and spine. Frontispiece a...

From Fritzi & Louise Vintage

$380.00


HARRYPOTTER and the Philosopher's Stone ( FIRST EDITION -5Th PRINTING) by J.K ROWLING (Joanne)

FINE: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 38 soho Square London 1997, Paperback, FIRST EDITION, 5TH PRINTING, This was J.K Rowling first book. Has The Sunday Telegraph on front cover,,Thomas Taylor 1997 on copyright page.With Joanne on Copyright page, I wand I Wan...

From RB BOOKS

$460.23


An essay concerning humane understanding: in four books by LOCKE, John

1695 John LOCKE Essay Concerning Human Understanding Philosophy Tabula Rasa"I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts." – John Locke The very first modern attempt to analyze human knowledge! (PMM)After studying me...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$2,500.00


Swiss Family Robinson or Adventures of a Father and Mother and Four Sons in a Desert Island by WYSS, Johann David

Swiss Family Robinson, 7th Ed, 1868 Era: Antique; 19th century.Condition: Very Good; wear on binding.Country of Origin:USA. Materials:hardcover/cloth binding. Size:8" L x 6" W x 3" H. Color/Finish:green/gold spine/gilt letteringSwiss Family Robinson o...

From Antique Book Boutique

$450.00


Darben ve def'an Muhasara ve Muharese-i Kila ve Husun (Fenn-i Muhasara) AND Fenn-i Lagim (Traite de l'attaque et de la defense des places, and the author's other work on mines) 2 vols. by Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban

Printed by Muhammed Rasid in Dar ut Tiba'aa al Ma'mura, possibly in Orta Koy, after the third establishment of Ibrahim Muteferrika press.The two works were translated from the original French text to the Ottoman Turkish and dedicated to the Sultan by Kons...

From Archive

$60,000.00


Le Morte Darthur: The Birth, Life, and Acts of King Arthur, of His Noble Knights of the Round Table, Their Marvellous Enquests and Adventures, The Achieving of the San Greal and in the End Le Morte Darthur with the Dolorous Death and Departing out of this World of Them All. (Parts I-XII) by Malory, Sir Thomas, Bart. Aubrey Beardsley

London: J. M. Dent, 1893. First edition. Wraps. Near fine. Aubrey Beardelsy. Twelve original parts in green wrappers. Parts 1-8 and 10-12 are the "Superior Issue" of 300 copies on Dutch handmade paper (this set unnumbered). Part 9 is from the ...

From Thorn Books

$12,500.00


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