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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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Lot of 2 rare books printed in Shanghai.

May 24, 2018, 6:00 AM EET
Jerusalem, Israel

$180 (starting bid)

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Berckenmeyers Curioser Antiquarius 1731

May 24, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Plauen, Germany

€80 (1 bid)

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Memoiren des Karl Heinrich Ritters von Lang

May 24, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Plauen, Germany

€20 (starting bid)

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Handbuch Neuzeitlicher Wohnungskultur

May 24, 2018, 2:00 PM CET
Plauen, Germany

€80 (starting bid)

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Fornasetti Piero. Lunario del sole per l'anno 1951. Milano: Midy, [1950].

May 29, 2018, 4:00 PM CET
Rome, Italy

€5 (starting bid)

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Letteratura. Lotto di 16 volumi

May 29, 2018, 4:00 PM CET
Rome, Italy

€5 (starting bid)

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Manzoni Alessandro. Pagine d'Amore. Milano: Rizzoli, 1935.

May 29, 2018, 4:00 PM CET
Rome, Italy

€5 (starting bid)

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RARE EARLY 17TH C. BOOK

June 1, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Thomaston, ME, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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RARE 17TH C. FRENCH GUIDEBOOK TO HOLLAND

June 1, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Thomaston, ME, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Rare Southern books: including Rutledge, Wilson and Norton (4vols)

June 1, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
West Columbia, SC, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Rare Southern books: including Pinckney, Ravenel and Bennett (6vols)

June 1, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
West Columbia, SC, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Stirring Lives of Buffalo Bill and Pawnee Bill

June 2, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Story of Kit Carson's Life and Adventures 1875

June 2, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Our Western Empire by Brockett 1882

June 2, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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French Journal of Texas Missionary c. 1872 RARE

June 2, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Thrilling Lives of Buffalo Bill and Pawnee Bill

June 2, 2018, 10:00 AM MST
Bozeman, MT, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Bloch Ichthyologie (Fish) Rare Book

June 2, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$100,000 (starting bid)

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June 7, 2018, 9:00 AM PST
Davenport, WA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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