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There is more to romance fiction than Jane Austen, and you can find plenty of that diversity in the rare romance fiction books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. From rare and one of a kind editions of beloved romance novels to gorgeous illustrations of famous literary romance scenes, there are many rare romance fiction books to peruse in the Biblio Rare Book Room.



Alf Layla wa Layla ( Thousand nights and one night ) First volume of two for the most rare edition printed in Bulak by anonymous

First volume of two, 710 p. in fine hard cover binding. the most rare and complete edition edited by Abdurrahman al Safti al Sharqawi. vol.1 contains 536 stories. 26.5 x 18 cm. printed in Bulak 1251 (1834-1835). …

From Archive

$60000.00


Cecilia, by Frances Burney

SOURCE OF THE TITLE PRIDE AND PREJUDICEBURNEY, FRANCES. Cecilia, or Memoirs of an Heiress. By the Author of Evelina. 12mo. Bound in full speckled calf with gilt-lettered spine labels; page edges dyed yellow. London: Printed for T. Payne and Son. 1782. Fir…

From George Robert Minkoff, Inc.

$3500.00


Herba Parietis or the Wall Flower. As it grew out of the Stone Chamber belonging to the Metropolitan prison of London, called Newgate. Being a history which is partly true, partly romantick, morally divine. Whereby a marriage between reality and fancy is solemnized by divinity. Written by T.B., D.D. (T. Bayly) whilst he was a prisoner there. by BAYLY, Thomas

1650 1st ed Thomas Bayly Herba Parietis Wall-Flower Newgate Prison Romance FOLIOA rare, first edition of Thomas Bayly's 'Herba Parietis' – a fascinating romance novel written while Bayly was imprisoned. A few of his writings offended the English authori…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$950.00


A Family Affair ---by Jane Fraser -a Signed Copy ( Rosamunde Pilcher ) by Fraser, Jane (signed) ( pen name for Rosamunde Pilcher )

London, England: London, UK: Mills and Boon, 1958, 1st Edition, First Printing, 1956. ----------hardcover, a Very Good example in original brown cloth with black lettering, a tight square copy, a bit of age toning to endpapers, a bit of age toning to the…

From Leonard Shoup

$759.95


Bridge of Corvie ---by Jane Fraser -a Signed Copy ( Rosamunde Pilcher ) by Fraser, Jane (signed) ( pen name for Rosamunde Pilcher )

London, England: London, UK: Mills and Boon, 1956, 1st Edition, First Printing, 1956. ----------hardcover, a Very Good example in original brown cloth with black lettering, a tight square copy, a bit of age toning to endpapers, a bit of age toning to the…

From Leonard Shoup

$649.95


Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Ga'g, Wanda

Exlib. SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS. Good- Condition/ Good- Condition DJ. 1938. Coward-McCann, Inc. First Edition, 18th Impression Thus. A clean, solid copy. The beloved tale as the Grimm Brothers set it down, accompanied by perfect pictures." Translat…

From Mary Riversong Books

$1000.00


The Woman In White by Collins, Wilkie

The Woman In White (1860 Harper & Brothers 1st Edition) BY WILKIE COLLINS. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1860.[2], 260, [4, ads] pp. Publisher's brown stamped heavy cardboard boards with elaborate blind stamped Harper and Brothers cartouche on …

From Mary Riversong Books

$832.95


The Devil's Highway by WRIGHT, Harold Bell (1872-1944) and John Lebar

New York: D. Appleton, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine+/Fine-. First Printing, with the number (1) in parenthesis on the final page. 8vo; [6], 336pp. Publisher's crimson cloth, the spine and upper cover lettered in gilt; in the original illust…

From Fine Editions Ltd

$565.00


[Works of Tolstoy] by TOLSTOY, Leo

1894 Works of Leo Tolstoy Russian Literature Anna Karenina Caucasus GERMAN 3v "If everyone fought for their own convictions there would be no war." ― Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace A rare 1894 anthology of works of Leo Tolstoy. Most known for his master…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$550.00


Joannis Secundi Opera. Accurate recognita by EVERAERTS, Johannes of Nicolai

1651 KISSING Dutch John Secundus Everaerts Poetry Erotica Romantic Latin Poems Johannes Secundus, also known as Joannes Everaerts was a 16th-century Dutch poet. He wrote several romantic elegies, odes and songs, letters, and epistles most of which deal …

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$550.00


Six Stories of Love & Passion by Colette, Daniel Defoe, Willa Cather, Kathlene Winsor, Emile Zola, Alexandre Dumas

This complete 6 volume set contains: 1. GIGI, JULIE DE CARNEILHAN, CHANCE ACQUAINTANCES, by Colette, illustrated by Scott Fray 2. ROXANA: The Fortunate Mistress, by Daniel Defoe, introduction by James Sutherland, woodcuts by Bernd Kroeber 3. MY ANTONIA,…

From Rhino Books

$525.00


THAT FLANNIGAN GIRL. (SIGNED) by MILLER, Patsy Ruth

FIRST EDITION in dust jacket; SIGNED & INSCRIBED by the author to novelist Rupert Hughes. The book is fine. The unclipped dust jacket has very minor edge wear, minimal paper loss at the spine ends, and is sunned at the spine. Miller was an actress in the …

From MONROE STAHR BOOKS

$279.99


Cleopatra by H. Rider Haggard

Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig, 1889 Hardcover Tauchnitz Copyright Edition. Condition: Very Good. Issued with No dust jacket. This carefully stored book has minor chips and slight shelf wear. Bound in 1/8 contemporary leather, gilt ruled bands, green faux le…

From River House Books

$279.00


Jamaica Inn by Du Maurier, Daphne

086DuMaurier1937 Du Maurier, Daphne: Jamaica Inn Copyright 1936, states 1937 on the title page. Doubleday Doran & Co. QUITE RARE. Used. VERY GOOD CONDITION/ NO DJ INCLUDED. 332 pages. 5 ¾ X 8 ¼. Plot summary: "Shadows moved across the moor. Horses' hoof…

From Mary Riversong Books

$425.00


The Hippodrome by Hayward, Rachel

Hayward, Rachel The Hippodrome , 1913 George H. Doran Company, New York. American First Edition. Red boards with gilt titling and ornamentation. Gilt still fairly bright. Used. Good condition / No DJ Included. Early noir detective novel set in Paris in t…

From Mary Riversong Books

$450.00


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