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Back to the Future: The Tom Swift Jr. Collection

Collecting _Tom Swift Jr._

The Tom Swift Jr. stories were a popular young adult science fiction series in the 1950's-1970's. Learn about collecting this series with this guide.

How to tell if a signature is real

How to tell if a signature is genuine

Author's signatures can undoubtedly increase the value of a rare book or first edition. The more scarce the book is, the more an autograph adds to its value. But how to tell if the signature is real? Find out how you can avoid common pitfalls in identifying an author's signature.


Collecting Holographs

Collecting and identifying signed letters and holographic documents

Many authors and other famous literary figures wrote and signed letters by hand, and you can find a great collection of them in the Biblio rare book room. See our great collection of handwritten letters and holographic documents

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In stock guarantee

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30 day return guarantee

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Collecting Signed Books

Editions signed or inscribed by the author are among the most desirable copies of a book for most collectors, but collecting signed books can sometimes require some acumen. Read more >>


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Handling books

A healthy respect and gentle appreciation for books is always called for, especially when dealing with rare books. However, the rules for properly handling books are surprisingly few and simple. Read more >>


Uncommonly good books found here.

Biblio offers over 100 million used, rare and out-of-print books, but that's not truly what sets us apart. As discerning bibliophiles already know, less is often more. We work with the finest booksellers in the world to cultivate a truly remarkable collection that strikes the perfect balance between quantity and quality of selection.


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Social responsibility

Did you know that since 2004, Biblio has used its profits to build 12 public libraries in rural villages of South America? Read more about Biblio's EPIC bottom line.

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Bibliophiles' Club

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Exploring Biblio

Here are a few other things that may interest you as you explore the world of books at Biblio: