It continues to be a tough 2022 for rare books on fractional markets as the index continues to slide with no bottom in sight.

Books are now undervalued by an average of 14%, so there are some bargains to be found.

Rare Books ROI 2021-22

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Rare Books Insider – Nov 11, 2021

Today is an analysis of last week’s performance and this week’s performance of rare books assets, including;
-Churchill: The Second World War (Signed 1st Ed)
-Robert Frost: “A Boy’s Will” First Edition
-F. Scott Fitzgerald: The Great Gatsby (signed first edition)
-Lewis Carroll: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1st Ed)

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Rare Books Insider

Today is an analysis of last week’s performance, this week’s performance, and new rare books assets performance.

James Joyce: Ulyssess (Matisse Signed)

Invest in James Joyce

Today we’re digging into a special piece of literary history – a Matisse-signed copy of James Joyce’s Ulysses. It’s trading today on Rally from 9:30 am to 4 PM EST.

Invest in Einstein

Today we’re digging into a special piece of science history – Albert Einstein: Philosopher-Scientist – Signed First Edition. It’s trading right now on Rally until 4 PM EST.


Invest in the Continental Congress

Today, we’re covering the investment opportunities for The Journal of the Proceedings of the Congress, Held at Philadelphia, September 5, 1774.

The Time Machine

Invest in The Time Machine

Today, we’re covering the investment opportunities for The Time Machine, by HG Wells:
-First edition inscribed copy of The Time Machine
-A few interesting collectable options from around the internets

Inaugural Addresses (Inscibed by Jackie)

Invest in JFK and Jackie

We’re digging into a special piece of JFK / Jackie nostalgia: Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the U.S. inscribed by Jackie Kennedy. It will be trade on Rally May 27th, 2021 from 9:30 AM – 4 PM EST. If you want to get these updates for all asset types, you can click the button below. That will subscribe you to updates and analyses for the secondary markets.

Grimms' Fairytales

Invest in Grimms’ Fairytales

This week, we’re looking at the children’s classic Grimms’ Fairy Tales:
-A third edition presentation copy will drop on Rally 19th May 2021 at noon EST.
-Affordable modern 1st editions
-A Grimm comic book that’s a bit NSFW

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