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Finding and possessing a rare first edition book is often a goal of both the novice and expert book collector. For many vintage books or books published by a small imprint, only 100 or so copies were run for the first edition, so they are both highly sought after and hard to find. This is particularly true of books that later became unexpectedly popular. First edition books that have won a literary award are a true treasure for collectors.

First edition books are often particularly prized because of the integrity to the author’s intent. Later editions may include changes to the original text, format, or binding. Some first editions are almost impossible to find, such as a "Don Quixote" original by Miguel de Cervantes.

Collecting first edition books can be both a science and a gamble... Read more

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THE MODERN JAPANESE PRINT: AN APPRECIATION

June 27, 2016, 6:00 PM AEST
Sydney, Australia

AUD1,000 (starting bid)

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DUBOIS (Hubert) ? [MAMBOUR]. - Pour atteindre à la mort.

June 28, 2016, 11:00 AM CET
Marseille, France

€100 (starting bid)

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CLAVIUS, Christophorus. Gnomonices Libri Octo.

June 28, 2016, 4:00 PM CET
Padova, Italy

€2,500 (starting bid)

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MAEL, PIERRE. “Petit ange”. Illustrations by Alfred Paris. Ed. Tours Mame e

June 28, 2016, 7:30 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€130 (starting bid)

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FONTCUBERTA, JOAN. “Zonas de penumbra”. Introduction by Jorge Wagensberg, t

June 28, 2016, 7:30 PM CET
Madrid, Spain

€50 (starting bid)

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Vol I & II John L Smith Johnny Cash Record Catalog

June 28, 2016, 6:00 PM EST
Quakertown, PA, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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LARGE 1ST EDITION BOOK/?THE RAVEN?:

June 28, 2016, 6:00 PM EST
Middleboro, MA, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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9 Signed Books

June 29, 2016, 6:00 PM EST
Hardeeville, SC, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Railway Kinnaber or The Great Railway Race of 1895

June 30, 2016, 10:30 AM BST
Ludlow, United Kingdom

£60 (starting bid)

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Smith (Philip, 1928-).

June 30, 2016, 12:00 PM BST
Near Cirencester, United Kingdom

£7,500 (starting bid)

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DURHAM Edith Mary,

July 2, 2016, 11:00 AM EET
Thessaloniki, Greece

€70 (starting bid)

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Easton Press Signed 1st Ed. Lesley Stahl Book

July 2, 2016, 11:00 AM PST
Glendale, AZ, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfold, 'The Little Black Jacket, Chanel's Classic revisited',  ...

July 6, 2016, 10:00 AM BST
Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom

£40 (starting bid)

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Concentration Made Easy

July 6, 2016, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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The Boy Spy -JO Kerby

July 6, 2016, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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 From Cedar Mountain to Antietam

July 6, 2016, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Never Call Retreat-First Edition-1965-Hardcover

July 6, 2016, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Great Photographers of the Civil War

July 6, 2016, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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Lifes First Edition Picture History of WW-2

July 6, 2016, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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Wedemeyer Reports By Albert C. Wedemeyer

July 6, 2016, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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This Was Andersonville -Roy. Meredith

July 6, 2016, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$1 (starting bid)

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Battlefields of The Civil War

July 6, 2016, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$1 (1 bid)

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Tur Even Ha'Ezer ? with Beit Yosef, First Edition ? Venice, 1565

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$150 (starting bid)

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Binah Le'Itim ? Venice, 1648 ? First Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$300 (starting bid)

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Beit Aharon - Frankfurt, 1690 - First Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Tavnit Heichal - Amsterdam, 1650 ? Single Edition - Signatures

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$100 (starting bid)

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Shav Ya'akov Responsa - Frankfurt, 1742 ? First Edition ? An Impressive Copy

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$225 (starting bid)

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Yad Rama - Sanhedrin Tractate - Salonika, 1798 - Important Copy

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Binyan Yehoshua - First Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Me'on HaBrachot - Dyhernfurth, 1815 - Single Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Elef HaMagen by Rabbi Eliezer Papo - First Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$100 (starting bid)

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Chomat Anach by the Chida on Tehilim and Nevi'im Rishonim - Pisa, 1803 - First Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$150 (starting bid)

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Three Halacha Books from the 1740's

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$100 (starting bid)

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Three Important Books ? First Editions ? Ancient Signatures

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Six Volumes of Mishnayot ? First Editions, Glosses

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Machaneh Yehuda - Livorno, 1803 / Tosafei HaRosh ? Livorno, 1776 ? First Editions

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Mishmarot Kehuna ? Livorno, 1862 ? First Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$100 (starting bid)

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Nachalat Shiva ? Four Editions

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$100 (starting bid)

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Eight Books - First and Early Editions - Lacking Copies

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$170 (starting bid)

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Simchat Levav ? Shklov, 1803 ? First Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$100 (starting bid)

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Basic Books on the Shas ? First and Early Editions

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Five Responsa and Halacha Books

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Books on the Shas ? Many Signatures

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Halacha and Responsa Books ? Signatures and Glosses

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$150 (starting bid)

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Responsa Shoel U'Meishiv ? Four First Editions

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Sha'ar Kavod Hashem, by the Miracle Worker Rabbi Efraim Ankava ? First Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Or Sameach ? First Edition ? Complete Set

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$180 (starting bid)

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Zichron Yehuda ? First Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Or Yisrael by Rabbi Yisrael Salanter ? First Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Etz Pri by Rabbi Yisrael Salanter, with Igeret Mussar ? First Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$100 (starting bid)

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Ha'Chafetz Chaim by Rabbi Chaim Palagi ? Izmir, 1880 ? First Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Shem Olam ? First Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Sho'el U'Meshiv Responsa - Lemberg, 1865 - First Edition - Ancient Inscriptions

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$100 (starting bid)

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Maginei Eretz - Johannesburg, 1862 - First Edition of the Novellae of Rabbi Akiva Eger

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$100 (starting bid)

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Even Moshe - Warsaw, 1859 - First Edition

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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Chessed Le'Avraham - First Edition - Glosses in Sephardic Handwriting

July 6, 2016, 6:00 PM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$120 (starting bid)

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