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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). ...

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Orlando : A Biography by Virginia Woolf

8vo, New York Crosby Gaige, 1928, First Edition, First Print, one of 861 copies Signed by Virginia Woolf, issued without dusk-jacket. Original cloth, plates, cover with slight few marks, spine little faded, conserved in a blue morocco case, (KirkpatrickA1...

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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


The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by HUGO, Victor

1834 EARLY Hunchback of Notre Dame de Paris Victor Hugo Bentley Novels English "Nothing makes a man so adventurous as an empty pocket." ― Victor Hugo, The Hunchback of Notre Dame The best-known and oft-considered greatest French writer is unarguably V...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


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...

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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


[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


Lalla Rookh: an oriental romance by MOORE, Thomas

1868 Mughal INDIA Lalla Rookh Thomas Moore Oriental Romance Illustrated Binding "And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers Is always the first to be touched by the thorns." - Thomas Moore A famous Oriental romance by Thomas Moore 'Lalla...

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Lorna Doone : a romance of Exmoor by BLACKMORE, Richard Doddridge

1894 EXQUISITE Lorna Doone Blackmore English Romance Fine Binding Illustrated 2v 'Lorna Doone' is a famous romance novel by 19th-century author Richard D Blackmore. Set in the 17th-century, this book follows the lives of farmers who seek revenge for murde...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Bitch Are You Retarded?: Stop Being A Dumbass! Either He Loves You, He's in Love With You, Or You're Just Something to Do For Right Now. Either Way, Learn the Difference, and When to Walk Away. by Carlos J. Lee

EVERY WOMAN HAS A GIRLFRIEND WHO NEEDS THIS BOOK! Carlos J. Lee has been every "bad boy" that you have ever dated. He's a former dog, liar, cheater, asshole, user, manipulator and has slept with hundreds of women. He is here to teach you that when it come...

From Rachgrizzaffi


Cleopatra by H. Rider Haggard

Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig, 1889 Hardcover Tauchnitz Copyright Edition. Condition: Very Good. No dust jacket. This carefully stored book has minor chips and slight shelf wear. Unread condition. Previous owners bookplate. Size 6 3/4 x 4 3/4...

From River House Books


The Hill Of Dreams by Machen, Arthur

Boston, Massachusetts: Dana Estes & Company. Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued. 1907. First American Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 010245: No Jacket As Issued. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Has tissue-prot...



The Light In The Ward by Andrews Lucilla

Pen Name To Front Pastedown.Unclipped DJ Has Nick To Spine Foot.Blue Boards Stamped In Silver Text.Very Clean Text.Solid Square Copy Of Scarce 1st Ed. 246pp...

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Allan's Wife And Other Tales by Haggard, H. Rider

London, England: Spencer Blackett. Good with No Dust Jacket as issued. 1889. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 010066: No Jacket As Issued. Boards now protected by a new Brodart Archival Mylar Cover. Boards are dark brown with gilt lettering o...



Emma Watson: The Watsons Completed by Aiken, Joan

New York, NY, St. Martin's Press, 1996, hardcover, 221 pp, first U.S. edition stated, first printing by numberline, Signed by the author on the title page, Fine in Fine dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no wear or markings, Dustjacket uncli...

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