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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.

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[Architecture]. Die Wohnung für das Existenzminimum. (...) Einhundert Grund

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[Photography]. Sannes, S. Oog om oog. Amst., De Bezige Bij, (1964), 1st ed.

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Doesburg, Th. van. De nieuwe beweging in de schilderkunst. Delft, J. Waltma

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[Huszár, V.]. Gouwe, W.F. Ruimte. Jaarboek van Nederlandsche ambachts- & ni

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[Judaica and hebraica]. Alef Bet Bitemunot (in hebrew script). Prenteboek.

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[Movable books, pop-up and shape books]. Löhr, J.A.C. Kleinigheden voor kin

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[Movable books, pop-up and shape books]. Rinke, J. De vliegende kogel. Met

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Müller, J.F.L. Vergeet mij niet. Amst., J. Guijkens, n.d. (1838), 1st ed.,

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Nieritz, G. De overburen.  Haarlem, Erven F. Bohn, (1853), 1st ed., 136,(4)

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Oom Diederik. Wandelingen in de natuur. Schiedam, H.A.M. Roelants, n.d. (18

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Verhalen uit China. Leyden, P.J. Trap, n.d. (±1835), VII,(1),135p., 5 handc

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Walraven Engelen, A. Waarschuwende vertellingjes, in verzen. Geëvenredigd n

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Automatic Pleasures ? The History of the Coin Machine,

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Aletrino, A. Novellen. Amst., Scheltema & Holkema, n.d. (1895), 1st ed., (4

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[Boekenweekgeschenken]. Winter, L. de. Serenade. N.pl. (Amst.), CPNB, 1995,

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Bordewijk, F. Bint. Roman van een zender. Utr., De Gemeenschap, 1934, 1st e

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Büch, B. Nogal droevige liedjes voor de kleine Gijs. Amst., De Arbeidersper

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Claus, H. De Metsiers. Brussels, A. Manteau, 1950, 1st ed., 174,(2)p., orig

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Couperus, L. Metamorfoze. Amst., L.J. Veen, n.d. (1897), 1st ed., (8),429,(

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Couperus, L. De Ode. Rott., Nijgh en Van Ditmar, 1918, 1st ed., 70,(3)p., p

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Couperus, L. De stille kracht. Amst., L.J. Veen, n.d. (1900), 1st ed., 2 pa

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Eeden, F. van. Van de Koele Meren des Doods. Amst., W. Versluys, 1900, 1st

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Gorter, H. Mei. Een gedicht. Amst., W. Versluys, 1889, 1st ed., (4),194p.,

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Hermans, W.F. Ik heb altijd gelijk. Amst., G.A. van Oorschot, 1951, 1st ed.

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Hermans, W.F. Overgebleven Gedichten. Amst., Thomas Rap, 1968, 1st ed., 79p

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Hermans, W.F. De tranen der acacia's. Amst., G.A. van Oorschot, 1949, 1st e

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Vestdijk, S. Simplicia. Rott., Nijgh & Van Ditmar, 1941, 1st ed., printed i

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[Beardsley, A.]. Wilde, O. Salomé. A tragedy in one act. Introd. R. Ross. L

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Billiet, J. Le prince charmant. Antw., Éditions

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[Bindings]. Gezelle, G. Vlaamsche Volksvertelsels, opgeteekend door -. Voor

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Burssens, G. French en andere Cancan. Wilrijk-Antw., Avontuur, 1935, 1st ed

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Burssens, G. Klemmen voor zangvogels. Antw., Avontuur, 1930, 1st ed., 93,(1

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Delasalle, P. Pierre Gringoire. Vers. Paris, Charpentier, 1836, 1st ed., XX

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