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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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A BOOK OF CHINA TOWN BALLADS IN 1906.B030.

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Coram, NY, USA

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A BOOK OF PICTURES OF CHINA TOWN BY ARNOLD GENTHE IN1908.B031.

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Coram, NY, USA

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<i>Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age</i>, Inscribed by Bill Wilson

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Hillsborough, NC, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Mercator - Hondius Hand Colored Map of the British Isles, 1628

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Gallatin, TN, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Rare Historical First Edition of a Colonial 1777 Pamphlet Entitled

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Gallatin, TN, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Rare Original

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Gallatin, TN, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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Hamilton - 4 Folio Engravings

March 3, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Franklin, TN, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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Hamilton - 3 Folio Engravings

March 3, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Franklin, TN, USA

$110 (2 bids)

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Discovery of Yellowstone First Edition 1905

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (1 bid)

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Rambles in Wonderland 1st Edition 1878 w/ Map

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant Leather 1st Edition

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (1 bid)

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Book of the American Indian Hamlin Garland 1923

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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A Popular Life of Gen'l George A. Custer 1st Ed.

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$125 (4 bids)

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Wild Life on the Plains First Edition 1891

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$100 (2 bids)

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In Darkest Africa by H.M. Stanley 1st Ed. w/ Maps

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$50 (2 bids)

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Thrilling Adventures in the Wilds of Africa 1st Ed

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (1 bid)

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Our Wild Indians by Col. Richard Irving Dodge 1882

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Sitting Bull and the Indian War Book 1st Edition

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (1 bid)

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Last Battle of the Sioux Nation First Edition

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

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Story of Kit Carson's Life and Adventures 1873

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Buzz Aldrin Signed Reaching For The Moon Book

March 3, 2018, 9:00 AM PST
Las Vegas, NV, USA

$40 (1 bid)

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Stanley In Africa by James Boyd 1st Edition 1889

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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The Great Company (Hudson Bay) by Beckles Willson

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$100 (2 bids)

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The Mountains of California by John Muir 1898

March 3, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (1 bid)

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