• Vintage 1950s Childrens Book - The Happiest Christmas Whitman Pillow Book

    In lovely, clean condition inside. The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made.
    £7.99
    £1.99 postage
    or Best Offer
  • 14 Vintage 1960s Children's Books

    All dating, we believe from the 1960s. The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made.
    £4.99
    0 bids
    £2.99 postage
    Ending Sunday at 9:16PM GMT4d 17h
  • 1912 Antique Book - The Tale of Mr Tod - 1st Edition - Beatrix Potter

    The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made. The Tale of Mr Tod.
    £59.99
    £3.99 postage
    or Best Offer
  • Vintage English Edition of STRUWWELPETER / Shock Headed Peter

    £13.50
    8 bids
    £2.99 postage
    Ending Sunday at 9:17PM GMT4d 17h
  • TALES OF THE GREAT WAR 1916

    The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made. There is marks on a few pages, and pages are tanned.
    £7.53
    3 bids
    £2.99 postage
    Ending Sunday at 8:51PM GMT4d 16h
  • 4 Vintage 1960s Magic Roundabout Mini Books - Odhams

    Published by Odhams, dated 1969. The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made.
    £3.99
    1 bid
    £1.99 postage
    Ending Sunday at 9:18PM GMT4d 17h
  • 6 Vintage Ladybird LEARNABOUT Books incl Knots, Handwriting, Easy Meals, Stamps

    All with matt covers apart from Easy Meals. All from the Learnabout Series 633. Covers have wear as shown in photos but inside the pages are neat and clean and free of writing. The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness.
    £3.99
    0 bids
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    Ending Sunday at 9:14PM GMT4d 17h
  • 5 Vintage Ladybird Books Series 633 incl Puppets, Magic, Indoor Gardening ++

    All from the Series 633. Covers have wear as shown in photos but inside the pages are neat and clean and free of writing apart from a name written inside Easy to Make Puppets. All with matt covers. The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness.
    £3.99
    0 bids
    £2.99 postage
    Ending Sunday at 8:43PM GMT4d 16h
  • 11 WAVERLEY NOVELS BOOKS Pocket Edition 1873 and 1874 by Sir Walter Scott

    8 Books dated 1874 and 3 1873 pocket Edition Books. The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made.
    £7.99
    0 bids
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    Ending Sunday at 8:50PM GMT4d 16h
  • 2 1980s Childrens Christmas Elf Books - Noni The Reindeer / Little Lost Angel

    The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made. Hard cover, published by Brown Watson from their Start Right Elf Book series.
    £3.99
    0 bids
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    Ending Sunday at 8:41PM GMT4d 16h
  • THE JUBILEE YEARS 1887 - 1897 THE FOLIO SOCIETY.

    The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made. The Jubilee Years.
    £4.99
    0 bids
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    Ending Sunday at 9:03PM GMT4d 17h
  • Antique Book VRI Her Life and Empire 1901 by The Duke of Argyll KT

    The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made. Subject: This book is a treasure trove of information about Queen Victoria throughout her life.
    £15.99
    £7.99 postage
    or Best Offer
  • Vintage Locospotters' Annual 1961 G Freeman Allen

    The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made.
    £6.99
    £2.50 postage
  • Vintage Salmon Colour Book of Veteran Cars 1972 by Dennis C Field

    The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made. Illustrations: 50 colour photographs of veteran cars.
    £4.99
    £1.50 postage
  • THE CHILDREN'S BIBLE

    The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made. Illustrated from the Art Galleries of the World.
    £3.99
    0 bids
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    Ending Sunday at 8:44PM GMT4d 16h
  • THE SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHER 1872

    The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made. THE HOSPICE.
    £3.99
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    Ending Sunday at 8:48PM GMT4d 16h
  • ARTHUR MEE'S GOLDEN YEAR Over the Hills and Far away

    The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made. The covers are marked and starting to come away from the binding.
    £3.99
    0 bids
    £2.99 postage
    Ending Sunday at 9:04PM GMT4d 17h
  • JULIUS CAESAR The Temple Shakespeare 1900

    Julius Caesar. The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made.
    £3.99
    0 bids
    £2.50 postage
    Ending Sunday at 8:47PM GMT4d 16h
  • ARTHUR MEE'S WONDERFUL DAY

    The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made. Pages: Good condition for age, pages are tanned, and there is small tears and marks on a few pages.
    £3.99
    0 bids
    £2.99 postage
    Ending Sunday at 8:52PM GMT4d 16h
  • DE QUINCEY'S ESSAYS The Macmillan Pocket Classics 1924

    De Quincey's Essays. The Hospice aims to bring peace, comfort and dignity to patients and families facing the crisis of serious illness. Care is free of charge and a flexible and individual approach is made.
    £4.99
    0 bids
    £2.50 postage
    Ending Sunday at 8:46PM GMT4d 16h
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Antiquarian Collectable Books

Antiquarian collectable books that date from pre-1700 to modern times are perfect for reading enjoyment, and also for displaying in a bookcase.

Types of antiquarian collectable books

Collectable books are available in a wide variety of genres. For lovers of the poetic verse there is a selection of limited edition poetry collections.

Illustrated collectable books include classic children's annuals and colourful retro paperback collections , featuring Desmond the dinosaur.

Historical collectable books typically record facts and information about particular locations. Some include military notes and memoirs and are leatherbound.

Classic antique collectable books include hardback copies of stories by popular authors. Choose UK First editions by Roald Dahl , J.R.R. Tolkien, Truman Capote and Stephen King. Complete works in 3 parts are also available.

Rare collectable books include very early Beatrix Potter books that boast unusual features.

Leather bound essays dating back to 1840, and vintage road guides, make interesting reading material. Choose from a wide variety of topics.

Unusual collectable books include a selection of retro guides that feature colour photographs. Some books are ex library copies.

Choosing antiquarian books for display

Many antique books feature elegant leather bound covers that are perfect for showing off in a display case or bookcase. To create an impressive library collection, choose a selection of vintage and antique reading material. Select books that have an authentic aged appearance. A torn or worn cover adds to the collectable charm.

Some large size reference books make a stylish addition to the coffee table. Choose collectable books that have an interesting subject matter, illustrations or photographs.

To create an impressive library display on a shelf or bookcase, choose collectable books that are available in a complete collection and display them in an antique bookcase . Many vintage volume sets have original covers with decorative gilt details.

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