Bindings & Editions

This section includes leather bound books and other specially bound volumes, as well as alternate editions like advanced reading copies, poetry chapbooks, broadsides, miniature books and more! Narrow your results by clicking on one of the subcategories listed to the left side of the page below. As the world's largest independent marketplace for new, used and rare books, you always get the best in service and value when you buy from Biblio.co.uk, and all of your purchases are backed by our return guarantee.

Bindings & Editions Books & Ephemera

The Teeth Of The Tiger  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Teeth Of The Tiger - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Clancy, Tom

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. As New. 2003. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. 0399151362 . A most handsome unread Specially Bound Limited first edition/first printing in As New condition in alike slipcase. Both book and slipcase are bound in navy blue cloth with red embossed writing. This one SIGNED and numbered 289/300 by author Tom Clancy directly on the special signature page; "In the Brave New World of terrorism"..." the old rules no longer apply. No... Read more
Item Price
$320.00
The Alexandria Link: A Novel  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Alexandria Link: A Novel - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Berry, Steve

New York: Ballantine Books. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2007. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0345485750 . A handsome first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with minor soiling to fore edge in Fine dust-jacket. SIGNED by author Steve Berry direclty on the title page; Cotton Malone retired from the high-risk world of elite operatives for the U. S. State Department to lead the low-key life of a rare-book dealer. But his quiet existence is shattered when he... Read more
Item Price
$44.00
Chemical Manipulation: Instructions to Students in Chemistry

Chemical Manipulation: Instructions to Students in Chemistry

by FARADAY, Michael

Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1831. hardcover. very good. Edited by J.K. Mitchell, M.D. 689 pages, thick 8vo, original full calf with red leather spine label (spine rubbed, hinges strengthened and ends repaired). Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1831. Very good. Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1831. End papers discolored at edges, still a very good.<br/><br/> First American, from the last (2nd) London Edition of Faraday's first full length book.<br/><br/>
Item Price
$300.00
Traité des Vanitez du Siècle. Traduction de S. Jérôme ou de son Commentaire sur le livre de l'Ecclésiaste...

Traité des Vanitez du Siècle. Traduction de S. Jérôme ou de son Commentaire sur le livre de l'Ecclésiaste...

by Jerome, saint, 345?-420. Martianay, Jean, translator

Paris, Veuve d'Antoine Lambin, M.DCC. XV [1715]. Hard Cover. 12mo, 12 leaves, 435, [437-452] pages; 17 cm. Bound in contemporary full calf. Good, binding worn, spine label missing. Stock#NS0216.
Item Price
$75.00
Brand New: Art & Commodity in the 1980s

Brand New: Art & Commodity in the 1980s

by Gianni Jetzer [ed.]

New York: Rizzoli Electa, 2018. Very Good +/Near Fine. New York: Rizzoli Electa, 2018. First Edition. Quarto. 192 pages. Color illustrations throughout. Printed dust jacket. Glossy white boards. Published in conjunction with the 2018 gallery exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, DC. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed at edges. A touch of smudging to boards at front and light wear along bottom edge. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.
Item Price
$50.00
Be Cool

Be Cool

by Elmore Leonard

NY: Delacorte Press, 1999. SIGNED. 1st/1st. Like New. First edition, first printing with full number line ending in 1. Signed by Elmore Leonard on the title page. The book is tight and square with solid hinges, good corners and clean unmarred boards. Textblock is clean with no writing, bookplate or markings and not BCE, ex-library or remaindered. Dust jacket is unclipped ($24.95) and fine. Protected in a Brodart Mylar cover. Sequel to GET SHORTY. Includes a rare Diet Coke 1998 promotional booklet with an... Read more
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$52.00
...and The Horse He Rode In On: The People V. Kenneth Starr  - 1st  Edition/1st Printing

...and The Horse He Rode In On: The People V. Kenneth Starr - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Carville, James

New York: Simon & Schuster. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1998. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0684857340 . First edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in alike dust-jacket with small stain to spine; .
Item Price
$19.00
The Truth About Lorin Jones  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Truth About Lorin Jones - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Lurie, Alison

Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library. Fine+. 1988. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Full-Leather. A special Limited first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition, SIGNED by author Alison Lurie in unread Very Fine condition; Pulitzer Prize winning Alison Lurie's story of a feminist art historian who immerges herself in the life of a recently-deceased fairly unknown painter in order to write her biography. This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather and features... Read more
Item Price
$65.00
Album

Album

by [ANON.]

Ninetenth century scrapbook. Victorian. Christmas greeting cards and scraps arranged on each page with an outsider art feel. Some of the scraps have been arranged into different letters of the alphabet. Bound in hand-coloured illustrated leather boards, a border made from peacock feathers, title embossed on the front cover, a near fine copy.
Item Price
AU$300.00
Tristram Shandy

Tristram Shandy

by  Sterne, Lawrence

Norwalk, CT: Easton Press. Hardcover. Great Condition. There may be a few scratches to the gilt of the book. . This Easton Press Collector's Edition is bound genuine leather, with elegant gilt design to boards, gilded page-edges, and endpapers of silk-moire fabric. The classic hubbed spines of four raised bands have 22K gold accents and there is a permanent satin ribbon page marker. The pages are thread-sewn for strength and durability, have long-lasting, acid-neutral, archival quality paper, and... Read more
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$30.00
Histoire du ministere d'Armand Jean du Plessis Cardinal Duc de Richelieu, sous le regne de Louys le Juste, XIII du nom, roy de France et de Navarre. Avec des reflexions politiques & diuerses lettres, contenants les negociations des affaires de Piedmont & du Montferrat

Histoire du ministere d'Armand Jean du Plessis Cardinal Duc de Richelieu, sous le regne de Louys le Juste, XIII du nom, roy de France et de Navarre. Avec des reflexions politiques & diuerses lettres, contenants les negociations des affaires de Piedmont & du Montferrat

by Vialart, Charles

Paris, 1650. Leather bound. VG (very light wear to leather boards, bookplates inside front covers, pages have light aging as expected but are otherwise very clean). Two volume set in full black leather boards with extensive gilt tooling covering front, rear and spine. Spines have 4 raised bands and gilt lettering, all edge gilt. Volume 1 is 760 pp, small bw illustration on title page, bw frontispiece, light blue silk ribbon marker. Volume 2 is 645pp, 94 pp, small bw illustration on title page. Two... Read more
Item Price
$800.00
Collected Poems [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

Collected Poems [Signed Bookplate Laid in]

by Stephen Spender

London: Faber and Faber, 1955. Very Good/Very Good -. London: Faber and Faber, 1955. First Edition. Bookplate signed by Spender loosely laid in at front. Octavo. 211 pages. Printed dust jacket with 15s price present. Red boards stamped in gilt. Dust jacket is chipped with a rather large 4" x 1/2" section along top edge of rear panel missing, and a significant chip to top of front panel near spine. General rubbing and dampstaining to spine verso. Boards lightly rubbed along edges with faint... Read more
Item Price
$50.00
The Mating Call

The Mating Call

by Rex Beach

Harper and Brothers Publishers , 1927. Boards and binding are sturdy with moderate wear and soiling. Small stains on back end page and fore edge. Text pages show light wear but are clean and unmarked. Previous owners name on front paste down. No DJ.
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$18.50
Old Cottages and Farm Houses in Kent and Sussex -- association copy, gifted from Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll to John Seymour Lucas

Old Cottages and Farm Houses in Kent and Sussex -- association copy, gifted from Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll to John Seymour Lucas

by W. Galsworth Davie; E. Guy Dawber; (John Seymour Lucas, Princess Louise Duchess of Argyll)

London: B.T. Batsford, 1900. First edition. Hardcover. Fair. 1900, First edition. Hardcover, green cloth. Complete with 100 b&w plates. Book measures 7.5 x 9.5 inches. Bookplate on the front pastedown of John Seymour Lucas, RA, the British painter and costume designer. Additionally, there is a handwritten note in blue pencil on the half-title that reads "Presented by H.R.H. Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll / J. Seymour Lucas, Xmass 1901." Princess Louise was the sixth child of Queen Victoria. We are... Read more
Item Price
$74.95
Shrink Rap  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Shrink Rap - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Parker, Robert B

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket. 2002. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0399149309 . A handsome first edition/first printing in unread Very Fine condition in Very Fine dust-jacket. Signed by author Robert B. Parker directly on the title page; ; A Sunny Randall Novel .
Item Price
$35.00
The Seeress of Kell  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Seeress of Kell - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Eddings, David

New York: Ballantine Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1991. First Edition; First Printing. 1/4 Cloth. 0345330064 . A bright first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with light foxing to front free end paper in alike dust-jacket; Book Five of the Malloreon .
Item Price
$19.00
The Black Book  - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

The Black Book - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

by Pamuk, Orhan

New York: Farrar Straus Giroux. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 0374113947 . A most attractive first American edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, signed by author and Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk directly on the title page; Nobel Prize winner Pamuk's story of Istanbul lawyer Galip, who one day finds that his wife Rüya has mysteriously left him with very little explanation. He wanders around the city... Read more
Item Price
$550.00
The Staggerford Flood : Advance Uncorrected Proofs

The Staggerford Flood : Advance Uncorrected Proofs

by Hassler, Jon

2002; Viking Adult; --Advance Uncorrected Proofs-- Near Fine Trade Paperback. "Jon Hassler returns in his latest novel to the town of his first---Staggerford---reuniting the irrepressible Agatha McGee with characters from her past, as well as introducing her to new friends. The Staggerford Flood delivers another view of life in small town Minnesota." 199 pp. ISBN: 0670031259. COLLECTIBLE! Pre-publication copy (ARC) unrevised and unpublished proofs, Advance Copy. BOOKS IN TIME -- Hard to Find, Rare,... Read more
Item Price
$7.77
De finibus bonorum et malorum libros quinque ex recensione Ioannis Davisii, cum eiusdem animadversionibus et notis integris Pet. Victorii, P. Manucii, Ioach. Camerarii, D. Lambini, ac Fulvii Ursini

De finibus bonorum et malorum libros quinque ex recensione Ioannis Davisii, cum eiusdem animadversionibus et notis integris Pet. Victorii, P. Manucii, Ioach. Camerarii, D. Lambini, ac Fulvii Ursini

by [Cicero] John Davies, ed

Oxford University Press (Clarendon). Used - Very Good. 1809. Full calf, 340 pp. + index. Re-backed, with the new material a little lighter than the original boards. Binding decorated in gilt and in blind. Corners a little bumped, but quite sound overall.. (Subject: Ancient, Roman Literature.)
Item Price
$150.00
Blind Pursuit  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Blind Pursuit - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Jones, Matthew F

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1997. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0374114358 . A handsome first edition/first printing in Fine condition in Fine dust-jacket; .
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$29.00
The Hugo Movie Companion  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

The Hugo Movie Companion - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Selznick, Brian

New York: Scholastic Press. As New. 2011. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Hardcover. 0545331552 . Unread As New first edition/first printing in pictorial boards, SIGNED by author Brian Selznick on the title page; How the 2008 winner of the Caldecott Medal became the Academy Awards winning 2011 Martin Scorcese movie starring Jude Law, Asa Butterfield, Chloe Moretz, Sacha Baron Cohen, Ray Winstone and Sir Ben Kingsley. A behind the scenes look at how a beloved book became a major... Read more
Item Price
$159.00
Ceau

Ceau

by Buchel, Christoph and Giovanni Carmine (Editors)

Gottingen: Steidl, 2008. Hardcover. Pristine but for art school ex-lib. marks, including red stamps on page edgings. Sticker is on acetate cover, not book spine.. White flexible leather boards with gilt lettering. Clear acetate dust wrapper. Color-pictorial end papers. 350 pp. with color images throughout and 28 pp. text, including the 20-page trial transcript. In 1936, the youthful Nicolae Ceausescu was imprisoned for anti-Fascist agitation in Bucharest. Some 53 years later, he was tried and convicted... Read more
Item Price
$75.00
The Family Farm and Gardens, and Domestic Animals

The Family Farm and Gardens, and Domestic Animals

by Stroke, E. G

Albany: Auburn Pub. Co, 1859. Hardcover. G Cover has heavy fading, cracking, peeling, corner/edge damage. Front cover seperate from binding. Spine mising bottom 3rd with cracking, fading, tearing. Bookblock has age toning. Interior pages have some age toning and foxing. Black decorative leather boards. Title lettering and design elements on spine. Decorative bookblock and end pages. Section I 238pgs, section II 261pgs, section III 310 pgs. Illustrations. Includes index.
Item Price
$45.00
Saudi Customs and Etiquette

Saudi Customs and Etiquette

by Kathy Cuddihy

Kathy Cuddihy, 1997. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 19.6 x 13.7 x 0.8 cm-Other than gift inscription on flypage a clean and unmarked copy." This is an enjoyable quick-read, medium-large print font, medium-size paperback of 135 wide-margin pages. Its 16 chapters include: hospitality (greetings, the coffee ritual, invitations, eating, smoking), incense, health and beauty (miswak, perfume, henna, kohl), dress (men & women), social conventions (forms of... Read more
Item Price
$13.45
Opera Aperta [The Open Work], Forma E Interdeterminazione Nelle Poetiche  Contemporanee  - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Opera Aperta [The Open Work], Forma E Interdeterminazione Nelle Poetiche Contemporanee - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Eco, Umberto

Milano: Bompiani. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1962. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. Cloth. First edition/first printing (1962 Casa Ed. Valentino Bompiani, Milano; Contursi A004a) with light peripheral leaf toning as usual, else Fine. White-stamped navy cloth in Nearly Fine condition, slightly soiled yellow matte dust-jacket. Publisher's blindstamp on title page as required. Inscribed and signed by Eco to his bibliographer, James Contursi. An attractive Association Copy... Read more
Item Price
$4,300.00