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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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Jim Lovell Signed Apollo 13 Hardbound Book

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

$40 (starting bid)

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Jim Lovell Signed Lost Moon Hardbound Book

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

$50 (starting bid)

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The Wedge of Gold by C.C. Goodwin 1893

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

$30 (starting bid)

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Timber 'n Injuns Rare Signed First Edition

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

$30 (starting bid)

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Little Big Man by Thomas Berger 1st Ed. circa 1964

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

$30 (starting bid)

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Eclectic Collection Of First/ Early Editions

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

$30 (starting bid)

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The Story of American Hunting and Firearms

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

$30 (starting bid)

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Days on the Road by Sarah Raymond Herndon

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

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5 Richard Avedon The Beatles Posters, 1st Edition

March 3, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
West Palm Beach, FL, USA

$750 (starting bid)

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Wanneta the Sioux by Moorehead First Edition 1890

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

$30 (starting bid)

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Hudson Bay by Ballantyne First Edition 1888

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

$30 (1 bid)

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Touring Alaska and Yellowstone 1901 First Edition

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

$30 (starting bid)

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The Flute of the Gods First Edition 1909

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

$30 (starting bid)

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Forty Years a Fur Trader by Charles Larpenteur

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

$40 (2 bids)

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Very Rare French Title On Canadian Arctic (1883)

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

$30 (starting bid)

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Le Petit Trappeur By Emma Faucon; Early Edition

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

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SAMANTHA AT SARATOGA - FIRST EDITION 1887 - GOOD CONDITION 373 PAGES

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$1 (1 bid)

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THE GIBSON UPRIGHT - A PLAY BY BOOTH TARKINGTON AND HARRY LEON WILSON - 1919 FIRST EDITION

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

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1941 FIRST EDITION 405 PAGES VERY GOOD

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

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2 VOLUMES IN NEAR MINT CONDITION 1902 FIRST EDITION

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$2 (starting bid)

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EDGAR A GUEST - FIRST PRINTING 1916 - POEMS AT THEIR BEST VERY GOOD CONDITION

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$2 (starting bid)

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1933 FIRST PRINTING HOMES BY ERNEST ALBERT RAYMOND 212 PAGES EXCELLENT CONDITION

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$2 (starting bid)

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1936 FIRST EDITION WITH PAPER JACKET EXCELLENT CONDITION 100 PAGES

March 3, 2018, 9:00 PM EST
Gloversville, NY, USA

$2 (starting bid)

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THE MAGIC OF ARIA WITH NUMBERED MANY PRINTS 643/1000 FIRST EDITION HARD COVER

March 4, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Londonderry, NH, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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 FIRST EDITION

March 4, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Londonderry, NH, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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March 4, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Londonderry, NH, USA

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March 4, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Londonderry, NH, USA

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AUTOGRAPHED FIRST EDITION

March 4, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Londonderry, NH, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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6 Books on Robert Mapplethorpe and JP Witkin

March 4, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Atlanta, GA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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4 Sherwin Carlquist Signed/Numbered 1st Ed. Books

March 4, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Atlanta, GA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Collection of first edition hardback Winston Churchill-English speaking peoples 1-4 volumes

March 4, 2018, 7:00 PM GMT
London, United Kingdom

£25 (starting bid)

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Besha'arayich Moledet by Yehuda Karni, first edition, 1935, with his handwritten signature

March 5, 2018, 5:00 PM EET
Mazkeret Batia, Israel

$50 (starting bid)

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Ellis, Henry - Journal of The Proceedings of the Late Embassy to China, 1st edition,

March 6, 2018, 9:30 AM GMT
Lewes, United Kingdom

£900 (starting bid)

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