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First Edition Books

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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Zerstreute Aufsa?tze ? Emnauel Kant ? Germany, 1793

January 17, 2017, 3:00 PM GMT
Jerusalem, Israel

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January 17, 2017, 3:00 PM GMT
Jerusalem, Israel

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January 17, 2017, 3:00 PM GMT
Jerusalem, Israel

$70 (2 bids)

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Bible ? Bibliophile Edition, Berlin, 1921-1923, Two Volumes

January 17, 2017, 3:00 PM GMT
Jerusalem, Israel

$50 (1 bid)

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Franz Kafka ?

January 17, 2017, 3:00 PM GMT
Jerusalem, Israel

$50 (1 bid)

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CHAGALL Marc (1887-1985) / L.S. SENGHOR.  Elégie des Alizés

January 19, 2017, 6:00 PM WET
Carouge, Switzerland

CHF140 (starting bid)

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1992 'MY STORY' BY ROSA PARKS SIGNED FIRST EDITION

January 20, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
St. Louis, MO, USA

$160 (4 bids)

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1995 'I AM SPOCK' SIGNED BY LEONARD NIMOY (x18)

January 20, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
St. Louis, MO, USA

$100 (2 bids)

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1969 SIGNED, INSCRIBED BOOK, CORETTA SCOTT KING

January 20, 2017, 11:00 AM CST
St. Louis, MO, USA

$90 (starting bid)

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Victorian accounts of expeditions by sea.

January 21, 2017, 11:00 AM GMT
Dublin, Ireland

€110 (starting bid)

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Hurley, Frank. Argonauts of the South:

January 21, 2017, 11:00 AM GMT
Dublin, Ireland

€75 (starting bid)

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Mennie Grandeur of the Gorges Photography

January 21, 2017, 9:00 AM EST
Knoxville , TN, USA

$500 (1 bid)

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Art Work of Chattanooga, Tenn. Published in Nine Parts.

January 21, 2017, 9:00 AM EST
Knoxville , TN, USA

$900 (1 bid)

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A.T. Goodloe: Some Rebel Relics [Civil War] 1893

January 21, 2017, 9:00 AM EST
Knoxville , TN, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Two Hogarth Press Virginia Woolf First Editions

January 21, 2017, 9:00 AM EST
Knoxville , TN, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Cormac McCarthy

January 21, 2017, 9:00 AM EST
Knoxville , TN, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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3 Raymond Pettibon Artist Books

January 21, 2017, 9:00 AM EST
Knoxville , TN, USA

$250 (1 bid)

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William Percy

January 21, 2017, 9:00 AM EST
Knoxville , TN, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Plath

January 21, 2017, 9:00 AM EST
Knoxville , TN, USA

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Walker Percy

January 21, 2017, 9:00 AM EST
Knoxville , TN, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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January 21, 2017, 9:00 AM EST
Knoxville , TN, USA

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Campaigning on the Oxus and the Fall of Khiva

January 21, 2017, 8:00 AM PST
Denver, CO, USA

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A Summer Ride through Western Tibet

January 21, 2017, 8:00 AM PST
Denver, CO, USA

$70 (starting bid)

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Travels in the Mogul Empire, A.D. 1656-1668

January 21, 2017, 8:00 AM PST
Denver, CO, USA

$20 (1 bid)

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