We at Felix Rare Books hold the world's most Unique Early Printed English Bibles.
"There is plenty of time, for the world of Books is an eternity in its own right." Festina Lente.
Orginally, “Biblia" meant “books”. In the Middle Ages, the Greek plural “Biblia" was transform into something more beautiful and into a Latin singular: no longer “books” but “THE BOOK”
"The Golden Legend" 1483 was the first book to print parts of the Bible into the English Language and not William Tyndale in 1525
Even in a World where computers and smart phones and Kindles are taking the place of books, almost all households have a few books in the house, or attics or garages. Books used by your Grandparents or their Grandparents are still in your houses, like old Bibles, Children’s books, Crime books, Cookery Books, Sports books, travel books, and hundreds of other topics, all are very collectable.
To the world of collectors, they're still fetching serious money.
Some well know Names to lookout for, are....
1. Ian Fleming
2. Agatha Christie
3. Arthur Conan Doyle
4. Wilkie Collins
5. Edgar Allan Poe
6. James Joyce
7. Dorothy L Sayers
8. Daphne du Maurier
9. Raymond Chandler
10. Dashiell Hammett
11. Miguel de Cervantes
12. F. Scott Fitzgerald
There are hundreds of Writers so most of their 1st. Editions, are always collectable and command high prices.