Rare Books

  • 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 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....
  • 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 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....
  • 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....
  • 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 Stores
    If you're a book lover, you have probably had the opportunity to browse through an old book store. They come with a wonderful aroma, lots of dust, and, often, an eccentric proprietor who knows every b....
  • Rare Documents
    Rare and potentially valuable documents are discovered all the time in a variety of places. Not all rare documents are valuable, however. Some may have value to a limited market, while others may be o....
  • Rare Books Neighborhood
    If you love to read, you've probably had the experience of holding an old book in your hands and wondering about all the people who read it before you. Sometimes, when you look closer, you realize tha....
  • Rare Book Dealers
    Rare book dealers are a very elite group. They cater to customers who are seeking very specific, often difficult to find, products. These products, obviously, cannot be manufactured at will. They may,....