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Collectibles Spotlight

Earn double ReadingRewards points through January 28 for each book you purchase from our picks below AND everything else in our Collectibles store. See details.

What is a Collectible Book?

The books that are placed into our Collectibles store include rare, out-of-print, vintage titles and even items signed by the author or illustrator. You can browse all first editions, all signed copies, or peruse collectibles by genre by using our search filters. What makes the Collectibles at ThriftBooks extra-special are our rare book experts who inspect and research these items. These experts use their decades of specialization and education in rare books (plus their sheer passion for the printed word!) to find the treasures in our stock and get them the care and attention they deserve. They even photograph the books so that you are seeing the exact item you will get. These experts have chosen all of the items you see on this page, hand-selecting their favorite of these treasures to share with you.

Featured Item: Nineteen Eighty-Four, 1949 Edition

Take home a vintage copy of George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece. This American edition was printed in 1949 by Harcourt, Brace & World Inc., its first year of publication in both England and the United States. Nearly 75 years later, Orwell’s final and most famous work continues to resonate and be read the world-over, often deemed one of the best books of all time.

Nineteen Eighty-Four Book Cover

H. E. CROSS.

from: $672.00

Anthony Trant

from: $140.00

The I AM Discourses - Volume 12 Hard Bound (Saint Germain Series )
Ascended Master Youth Beloved Bob

from: $107.00

Riata Men

from: $90.00

The Timeless Way of Building
Christopher W. Alexander

from: $79.00

A potter's book
Bernard Leach

from: $73.00

Mr. Fong's Toy Shop
Leo Politi

from: $56.00

Golf Secret
Henry A. Murray

from: $34.00

Return of Gunner Asch
Hans Hellmut Kirst

from: $40.00

Noisy Nancy Norris
LouAnn Gaeddert

from: $34.00

Spawn of the Winds
Brian Lumley

from: $40.00

The Tortilla Book
Diana Kennedy

from: $40.00

Tico-Tico

from: $40.00

Richard Wagner to Mathilde Wesendonck
Mathilde Wesendonck

from: $17.00

Only Way to Cross
John Maxtone-Graham

from: $17.00

Mixed Doubles
Fred Stolle

from: $15.00

The Isotope Man

from: $17.00

Album Eluard

from: $40.00

American Fire Engines Since 1900
Walter P. McCall

from: $37.00

Jenny By Nature

from: $37.00

Hell's Gate

from: $45.00

The Plymouth-DeSoto Story
F. Donald Butler

from: $45.00

Damned by Destiny
Richard P. De Kerbrech

from: $45.00

Dune Collection

from: $672.00

Once There Was a War
John Steinbeck

from: $124.00

Songs of a Dead Dreamer
Thomas Ligotti

from: $84.00

Black Hills

from: $56.00

Architecture

Architecture of Leandro V. Locsin
Leandro Locsin

from: $196.00

Architecture of Rome
Stanley Tigerman

from: $30.00

Architectural Space in Ancient Greece
Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis

from: $62.00

Expressionist Architecture
Wolfgang Pehnt

from: $45.00

Paul Rudolph: The Florida Houses
Joseph King

from: $84.00

The Work of William Lawrence Bottomley in Richmond
William Bainter O'Neal

from: $101.00

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