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Biblio has many examples of classic literature, and from the poetry of William Yeats to the Lord of the Rings, there are plenty of rare and antique books to choose from featured below in the Biblio Rare Book Room. Many of the rare classic literature in the Biblio Rare Book Room are deluxe or first editions that are signed by the author, and others come complete with fantastic illustrations and fore edge paintings. There is something for everyone in the rare classic literature section of the Biblio Rare Book Room.

Nineteen Eighty-Four [1984] by Orwell, George [Eric Arthur Blair]

London: Secker & Warburg, 1949 First printing of the First British Edition, original light green cloth, spine lettered in red, in red dust jacket, with the publisher's price listed on the inside front flap, 312pp. Slight tanning to spine, else boo...

From Idler Fine Books


His Native Soil by Juan Cabreros Laya

University Publishing Co. Inc., Manila, 1941, Near Fine Hardcover / Good Dustjacket, 421 pages, 6" x 8.25", dustjacket with edgewear and multiple closed tears, stamp on ffep "EXAMINED by Office of Japanese Military Administration", otherwise a clea...

From Don Wood Bookseller


Gone with the Wind by Mitchell, Margaret

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1936. First Edition. Near Fine/Poor. First edition, first printing, with "Published May, 1936" on the copyright page. Signed by Margaret Mitchell on the front free endpaper. Very Good, with a short tear to the ...

From Burnside Rare Books, ABAA


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


Dracula by Bram Stoker

(Sells with a handwritten, certified (L.W. Currey Inc.) two-page letter by author Bram Stoker to Victorian actor Sir Henry Irving (Stoker's inspiration for Count Dracula) signed by Bram Stoker. From the collection of Doctor Roger Anderson & Christian Jüs...

From Christian Jussen


Cannery Row by Steinbeck, John

New York: The Viking Press, 1945 First printing of first edition, first issue/first state in light-buff cloth boards, top page edge stained blue [Goldstone-Payne A22.b]. Book with mild wear to bottom board edge, tiny bump to bottom corner, light age tonin...

From Idler Fine Books


THE DA VINCI CODE ( 1st. / 1st. Signed ) w/ ARC by Brown , Dan

New York: Double Day, 2003. Book. Very Fine. Hard Cover in the Dust Jacket. Signed by Author(s). 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st. Edition , 1st. Printing 2003 , Hardcover gilt stamped black cloth spine , black paper over boards , 454 page...

From GibbsBooks


Canzoniere et Trionfi by Francesco Petrarca

[Sant'Orso]: Leonardus Achates de Basilea, 1474. Second edition of this version; the seventh edition in total.Petrarch's poetry in Italian, the Canzoniere and the Trionfi count among the most celebrated and influential works in western literature. In the...

From Dr. Jörn Günther Rare Books AG


Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

Stated first Edition/First Printing; Fine in a fine dust jacket. A pristine copy very scarce in this condition. A National Book Award winner in 1938, voted the UK's favorite book of the last 225 years in 2017 (beating out To Kill a Mockingbird, Jane Eyre...

From Grayshelf Books, IOBA, TXBA


The Sun Also Rises by Hemingway, Ernest

New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. First US Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Poor/N/A. First Edition, First Printing with all points including 1926 date on Title and Copyright page, and uncorrected "Stoppped" on page 181. In black cloth with ti...

From Lost Paddle Books, IOBA


The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Poe, Edgar Allan

New York. George D. Sproul Company. 1902. Lavishly bound in Publisher's Deluxe custom, 3/4 burgundy crushed morocco and marbled boards. Gilt-tooled spine compartments with fleural motifs.Gilt-tooled raised bands. Marbled endsheets. t.e.g. 8vo. 5.5&qu...

From Heldfond Book Gallery, ABAA-ILAB


Tales Of A Wayside Inn by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"TALES OF A WAYSIDE INN" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1863 true 1st edition, 1st state (with a 22 page publisher's catalog at the back of the book - the listing for "Tales Of A Wayside Inn" does NOT have a price and instead states "Nearly Ready" indicat...

From CraigsClassics


Treasure Island (Second edition-1884) by Robert Louis Stevenson

Cassell & Company, Limited. Second edition. Hardcover. Very good/No Dj cover as issued. VGC. Cassell & Company, Limited, London, 1884.Second edition with some of the first issue points. dead man's chest" on pages 2 and 7, "rain" for "vain" in th...

From Alpha 2 Omega Books


Dombey and Son by Dickens, Charles

London, Eng: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. First Edition in Book Form. Hardcover. Near Fine. Browne, H.K.. xvi, [2], 624 p.: frontispiece, added engraved title page, and 38 additional leaves of plates; 22 cm. The First Edition in book form, with the Bradbu...

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