Books inscribed or given to people of particular interest to the author or work itself are among the most unique and collectible of rare books.
A snapshot and a few words from a distant place and another time.
For truly unique manuscripts and original documents, look through here for items that add depth and originality to your collection.
Before the work was printed, published and bound, the author set their thoughts to paper. Manuscripts represent some of the rarest collectible works.
These books and ephemera have been decorated with remarkable signatures.
If you are looking for a signed copy of your favorite book, look here. Some authors rarely signed their books, so those special copies are particularly collectible.