Antique books & papers are commonly a collection of rare or non-circulating materials ranging from non fiction to fiction and includes reference manuals and hand written material and journals. First edition prints vary in rarity and can be incredibly common as as well as incredibly rare. It is advised to use an appraisal service, librarian, used bookstore or other knowledgeable source to tell you about the books that you have. There are many printings within editions and other aspects such as condition and content errors that can significantly affect the value and collect-ability of a book. First edition reprints rarely have significant value and are generally not collectible. Here at PrairieGrit we offer a wide range of antique books and antique paper work. We are also the #1 market place for anyone buying and selling antique or vintage items. Be sure to browse our virtual shelves for all your collecting needs.