Animals and Animalia
From the deepest jungle barn yard and cozy corner; animals domestic and wild. Pets, livestock and wild creatures!
Here within are found books rare and ancient, starting with the earliest printed works encompassing incunabula, 15th century and 16th century volumes.
Business, Finance and the Law
These collections will delight the collector and the financier alike, ranging the gamut of legal treatises to the history of economic thought.
The first loves of the book collecting world. From Beatrix Potter to Der Struwwelpeter.
Cooking, Gardening and Domestic Arts
Domestic pursuits and the books that enable them including guides to plant propogation, theories on brewing and collections of recipies.
The fleeting captured for posterity, tucked in boxes and hidden in drawers through the ages, including pamphlets and playbills, broadsides and political buttons.
That which defies categorization elsewhere, their significance not to be diminished by this lump inclusion, offering diversities from reference to entire collections.
Histories by region, by epoch and by war. Lost civilizations and ethnic regions, from ancient archaeology to personal recollections.
Sublime works of fiction, poetry and quality diversions including wonders for readers and collectors of all ages from childhood classics to Latin tomes.
Records, Tapes and Wax Cylinders
The most transient and exquisite forms of recording history. Since long before the introduction of digital recording, these are the echoes of song and word through time.
Religion, Philosophy and Metaphysics
Theology and theory coexisting compatibly in this page, from the sacred works of many lands to the existential essays of great thinkers.
Science, Technology and Transportation
Molecules and machines, computers and chemicals, birds, bridges, stars and cars. The foundation of our knowledge of the physical world through experimentation, observation and calculation.
Signed Books, Documents and Manuscripts
Autographs, endorsements and dedications in pencil and ink. Presidents and novelists, movie stars and heads of state have graced these pages with their hands.
Social Sciences, Biography and Genealogy
How we are who we are and how we became through tracing family lineage and studies ethnographic and sociologic.
Sports, Games and Recreation
Games of sport, chance and other diversions. Sports of bat and ball, rod and lure, of ice axe or prestidigitation.
The Art of the Book
Opulent illustrations and elaborate bindings in velum and gilt. From the exquisite example of traditional techniques in binding to the book transformed by visionary artists.
Beauty expressed on canvas, paper, stage. Thespians, musicians, minstrels, painters and architects. Original works, prints and monographs. Instruction and example.
Travel and Exploration
Adventure and expeditions. The first ascents of Everest, touring the Italian countryside, cartography and atlases.
We have a terrific selection of autographed copies of all kinds of titles - millions, in fact - all waiting to be discovered. Be sure to check our our signed books section, where you'll find search tools and indispensable information on collecting signed books.
Sometimes unraveling the mysteries of first editions can prove confusing, not to mention trying to find collectible copies that suite your needs. Be sure to visit our page on first editions for more information and resources.