Rare Books

  • Rare First Edition Books
    Of all rare books in the world, rare first edition books are the most prized of all. A first edition is just that, the very first time a particular book was printed. For many books, the first edition ....
  • Antique Book Prices
    How can you know whether you're getting your antique book for a good price? Where can you find a listing of current prices for antique books? Who decides what to charge for antique books, and are the ....
  • Rare Book Finder
    When it comes to locating the book you want for your collection, a rare book finder can be a real help. Some online dealers will tell you to simply enter the title of the book you want, and they will ....
  • Rare Masonic Book
    Masonic and esoteric books are among those listed as rare and valuable. Since many have heard of Free Masons, but few know anything about them, here is a short overview of their origins and reason for....
  • Rare Medical Books
    Rare medical books are becoming a market in themselves. Ancient books, discussing treatment methods from the distant past, are in increasing demand for their writing and the beauty of their illustrati....
  • Old World Maps
    Many Americans whose families originated in Europe or Asia consider those continents to be the old world. Indeed, they are where the roots of Western civilization first took hold, especially in Europe....
  • Rare Science Fiction Books
    When people think of science fiction, most envision stories about space ships, threatening aliens, or futuristic computers taking over the world. Little attention is paid to long-ago writers who spoke....
  • Finding A Rare Book
    Before you can buy a rare book, you have to understand the process of finding a rare book. Today you have several options in this area. You can browse through antique book stores, you can check out lo....
  • Rare Manuscripts
    A manuscript is a book, document, or other composition written by hand or typed by the author. It is usually considered to be the author's own copy, possibly prepared and submitted for publication. A ....
  • Used Book Search
    There are a lot of reasons for conducting a used book search. You may be looking for a particular out-of-print novel by a favorite author. You may be hoping to save money by purchasing used books inst....