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Rare Books

Rare books are a notable investment, particularly for those who appreciate the significance of written language. Books are made rare when there is a high demand from buyers but few known copies in existence. The demand for a book is created by a combination of factors, often including status as a first edition, signed book, or written by a famous historical figure, illustrated by a famous person, or pre-owned and marked by a famous figure. Ultimately, the book is a often a historical record or a work that changed history.

Leonardo Da Vinci’s "Codex Leicester" is one of the most rare books in the world. Da Vinci’s journal focusing on water is one of his more organized manuscripts, although the notes are still the chaotic reflection of brainstorming by a genius. The journal is occasionally... Read more

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A Classic Collection Of Piano Forte Music  - A Rare Music Book

April 22, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$80 (starting bid)

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A Leather Bound Book About Watches - A Rare Reference Book

April 22, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$125 (starting bid)

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The Heroes  by Charles Kingsley

April 22, 2017, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$50 (1 bid)

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Rare Australian Railway Book - First Stop Central

April 23, 2017, 10:00 AM AEST
Fyshwick, Australia

AUD80 (1 bid)

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LIFE AND WORKS OF ANTOINE BARYE 1889 302 OF 525

April 23, 2017, 12:00 PM EST
Tallahassee, FL, USA

$30 (1 bid)

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The First

April 28, 2017, 8:00 AM PST
Reno, NV, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Die Kunstdenkmäler des Grossherzogthums Baden

April 29, 2017, 10:30 AM WET
Radolfzell, Germany

€120 (starting bid)

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1774 CAPTAIN COOK's New Voyage 2-Volumes John Hawkesworth, NY by James Rivington

April 29, 2017, 9:00 AM PST
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA

$5,000 (starting bid)

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Sitting Bull and the Indian War Leather Bound Book

April 29, 2017, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$200 (5 bids)

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Innis, S. Victor. Inner Secrets of Crooked Card Players.

May 6, 2017, 10:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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