First Editions

In the field of books, and especially in collecting, we hear about the first edition or original edition. The term "first edition" refers to the first publication of a printed work; it is often the case that the term ... Read more

independent publishers

From the reading of a proposal to its publication, it takes a long time... and the publishers know it well! Perhaps those publishers who have been given the term "independent" know this even better, not because their ... Read more

The magic world of Harry Potter

Launched with an initial print run of just 500 copies, Harry Potter has set in motion a phenomenon that has now reached more than 450 million copies sold and translated into 79 languages. When it comes to book collect... Read more

Stan Lee, the daddy of Marvel superheroes

Stan Lee, whose real name was Stanley Martin Lieber, leaves us at the venerable age of 95. The famous American cartoonist was the father of the Marvel universe, who made entire generations dream - and still dream cont... Read more

Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto, Japan, in 1949. His first novel, "Hear the Wind Sing", won the Gunzou Literature Prize for budding writers in 1979. He followed this success with two sequels, "Pinball", 1973 and "A ... Read more

Black Friday... Book Friday

On Book Friday is coming! Look through our catalogue of antique, new and old books, postcards, autographs and much more! Search among more than 600,000 results for the most exclusive offer. This year, d... Read more

H.P. Lovecraft

One of the greatest horror writers, the American writer Howard Phillips Lovecraft was also a poet and literary critic. Together with Edgar Allan Poe, he is credited with being one of the forerunners of Anglo-American ... Read more

The witches

Mark how, at certain seasons, hatred wields this one word Witch, as a means of murdering whom she will. Woman's jealousy, man's greed, take ready hold of so handy a weapon. Is such a one wealthy? She is a Witch. Is th... Read more

Frighteningly...on offer!

Are you ready to live the most terrifying night of the year? On we found over 400,000 discounted old, used, out of print and modern books... we even got scared! This Halloween don't choose between "Tric... Read more

Jean d'Ormesson

Born on 16 June 1925, Jean d'Ormesson was a French writer, journalist and philosopher, who became internationally famous in the fields of narrative, essay and journalism, whose works, in 2015, became part of the prest... Read more

Il Libro d'Ore, Breviary and Psalter

Il Libro d'Ore accompanies daily personal prayer. The first examples appear from the second half of the 13th century and are derivations of the Breviary and the Psalter. Each of them is sui generis, that is, depending... Read more

Stephen King

Stephen King is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspence, science fiction and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, many of which have been adapted into features films, miniser... Read more