COVID-19 Update

July 15, 2020: Biblio is open and shipping orders. Read more here.

Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

Add to want list

Rare 19th Century Literature Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature by John Clark Ridpath

This is a partial set containing only 15 of the 25 original volumes of the Ridpath Universal Literature, in a deluxe limited edition. The spines have lovely Art Nouveau stamped gilt decoration and marbled endpapers. These volumes are quite worn and only...

From Anne's Books


The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

This is a rare 1st American Edition, 1st Printing of "THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV" by Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1912; The Macmillan Company; New York. Gilt page edges at the top edge of the text block. Constance Garnet translation.Condition:Some very light soiling to...

From CraigsClassics


Tales from Shakespeare (1807) by Charles and Mary Lamb

London, Thomas Hodgkins at the Juvenile Press, 1807. The best first edition of _Tales from Shakespeare_ available for purchase. A fine, clean copy.These 20 tales are illustrated with 20 engraved illustrations by William Mulready. First edition, first impr...

From Amy's Beautiful Books


The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated by POE, Edgar Allan

1889 The Raven Edgar Allan Poe Occult Horror Poetry Illustrated WL Taylor Art "Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before." ­-Edgar Allan Poe, The Raven Edgar A...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Ivan the Fool; or, The Old Devil and the Three Small Devils by Tolstoy, Leo

New York: Charles L. Webster and Co., 1891. This antique hardcover first edition is bound in gray pictorial boards, with red and black lettering and a cover illustration showing a man and three little devils. Spine lettering and decorations are gilt. Some...

From Popeks Books, IOBA


The Federalist, on the new Constitution, written in the Year 1788 by Mr. Hamilton, Mr. Madison, and Mr. Jay. With an Appendix, containing the Letters of Pacificus and Helvidius on the Proclamation of Neutrality of 1793. by HAMILTON, Alexander; John Jay, James Madison

1842 Federalist Papers United States Constitution Hamilton Madison Jay Americana"The most famous and influential American political work!" (Howes)'The Federalist,' or 'Federalist Papers,' was a collection of articles and essays by famous Founding Fathers ...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit by Dickens, Charles

Chapman and Hall, London, 1868 ; 8vo; blank; flyleaf; frontispiece; i-vi; 1-522; 4 pg. postscript; vii; flyleaf; blank; half calf boards; pebbled cloth; raised bands; gilt spine decorations; gilt rules; black morocco spine labels; gilt titles; marbled e...

From AARDWOLF Fine Books


LOT of Stone & Kimball/Herbert S. Stone publications: 200 titles 1st ed. signed by Various

Here is a rare opportunity to own nearly two-thirdsof all publications from the highly-esteemed publishers Stone & Kimball and Herbert S. Stone & Company. This lot consists of 200 individual titles (a few titles are multi-volume sets, so, 208 individual v...

From Zalmoxis Books


The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

Philadelphia: j B Lippincott, 1891. first thus . Hardcover. Very Good/no dj. unsigned. 2 volume set of The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. Limited to 250 sets, this being hand numbered #156. Rebound with three quarter leather binding and marbled...

From Kabi Rare Books


The Story of the Other Wise Man by Van Dyke, Henry

New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1895. SCARCE SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front end page - "Inscribed with best wishes, Henry Van Dyke, Dec. 13, 1922". Very Good Minus, front hinge cracked, cloth covers rubbed and soiled, small ...

From Dale Steffey Books


A History of New York, From the Beginning of the World to the Dutch Dynasty by Irving, Washington

Irving, Washington (1783-1859) as "Diedrich Knickerbocker." A History of New York, From the Beginning of the World to the Dutch Dynasty, Containing Among Many Surprising and Curious Matters, the Unutterable Ponderings of Walter the Doubter, the Disastro...

From SRG Antiquarian Books


The Novels of Jane Austen. Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. The Text based on Collation of the Early Editions by R W Chapman. In Five Volumes. by Jane Austen

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1923 A near fine set of the 1st Oxford edition of Jane Austen's Novels, in the large paper version - limited to 1,000 sets of which 950 were for sale. The set consists of 5 volumes (Northanger Abbey and Persuasion are in one v...

From E C Books


The descent of man and selection in relation to sex by DARWIN, Charles

1877 Charles Darwin Descent of Man Evolution Natural History Monkeys Science "it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science." ― Charles Darwin, The Descent of M...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Wuthering Heights Agnes Grey by Ellis Bell Emily Bronte

London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1858. "Wuthering Heights| By| Ellis Bell;| And|Agnes Grey,|By Acton Bell;|With A| Preface and Memoir of Both Authors,|By Currer Bell,| Author of" Jane Eyre," "Shirley," "Villette," "The Professor," Etc.|A New Edition| London:|...

From Winchester Antiquarian Books


Little Dorrit (First Bound Edition, In A Sangorski And Sutcliffe Binding) by Dickens, Charles

London: Bradbury & Evans, 1857. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illustrations Throughout By Hablot K. Browne. 525 Pp. First One Volume Published Edition, With All Points: Three Line Errata On Page Xiv, "William" F...

From Arroyo Seco Books


Search Rare Books

Book lovers can save on books by joining our Bibliophiles club

Are you a frequent reader or book collector?

Join the Bibliophile's Club and save 10% on every purchase, every day — up to $25 savings per order!