Welcome to The First Edition, where you are able to shop on line for rare books and
autographs from one of the country’s premier book and autograph dealers. The First
Edition is a members of the Provisional Booksellers Fairs Association (P.B.F.A.)
and The Ephemera Society.
The First Edition is both a book dealer and autograph dealer, specialising in rare
and collectable books and mainly literary autographs.
Let The First Edition help you build your collection. Whether you are looking to
collect, invest or give a special present, The First Edition has the main following
categories for you to chose from (please click on link):
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This is the e-Newsletter that comes out every month and the frequency has just been
increased with an Update every time a book is uploaded to The First Edition web site!
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Don’t Miss a Single Book or Collectable
At The First Edition we are always here to assist you in your collecting needs. Just
email us if you need more information on any of the collectable books that we have
If you would like to sell your books then please also email us with details of your
books. We would like to hear from you.
The First Edition has an excellent selection of Antiquarian Books and Antiquarian
Children’s Books to include such eminent authors and illustrators as Charles Dickens,
William Makepeace Thackeray, Rudyard Kipling, Louis Wain and many more. Below are
some of the highlights from our Antiquarian Books and Antiquarian Children’s Books
sections. For more Antiquarian Books please click on the above link or visit our
Second Hand Books Special Offers Page
The First Edition has some of the most collectable Children’s Illustrated Books for
sale. The authors and illustrators include W.E. Johns Books, J.M. Barrie Books,
Mabel Lucie Attwell Books, Enid Blyton Books, Kenneth Grahame Books, A.A. Milne Books,
J.R.R. Tolkien Books, Wizard of Oz Books and many others.