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The First Edition has a great selection of Disneyana, trading cards, Rock and Pop Memorabilia, film memorabilia collector as well as a large selection of used books for sale.

The First Edition main categories are Americana, Autographs and Signed Books, Antiquarian Books, Children's Illustrated Books,Illustrated Books, Modern First Edition Books, Cigarette Cards & Trade Cards, Comic Books & Annuals, Film & TV Memorabilia, Postal History, Postcards, Rock & Pop Memorabilia, Press Photographs, Sporting Collectables, Theatre Programmes, Titanic collectables, and Walt Disney Collectables (or vintage Disneyana) 



The First Edition has some of the most collectable Americana on the internet today. Americana for sale includes American Civil War memorabilia, vintage maps of America, film and television memorabilia on the wild West, vintage Disneyana, antiquarian used books, trade cards, and cigar labels depicting Native American Indians.

Autographs & Signed Books

View authentic autographs, signed documents, handwritten letters, signed books and signed limited edition books.

Antiquarian Books

View antiquarian used books from such authors as Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, William Makepeace Thackeray, Edward Lear, and many more.

Children's Illustrated Books


View a large range of used children's books for sale that includes Mabel Lucie Attwell books & collectables, Enid Blyton books, Lewis Carroll books, Kenneth Grahame books, W.E. Johns books, Thomas the Tank books, Louis Wain books and postcards, Wizard of Oz books, and much more

Illustrated Books

View very collectable illustrated used books from such artists as Edmund Dulac, Arthur Rackham, Willy Pogany and many other artists.

Modern First Edition Books

View rare and collectable modern first edition used books that includes Agatha Christie books, Leslie Charteris books and signed books, Frederick Forsyth books, Rudyard Kipling books, H.G. Wells books, Oscar Wilde books, P.G. Wodehouse books, and many others.

Cigarette Cards & Trade Cards

View vintage cigarette cards and trade cards that includes such diverse subjects as Disney, The Beatles, actors, the Olympics, the Second World War, and more.

Comic Books & Annuals

View vintage film and television annuals from the 1920's to the 1970's.

Film & TV Memorabilia

View Film & TV Memorabilia that includes film campaign books, film books, film postcards, film posters, film programmes, film sheet music and soundtracks.​

Postal History


View Postal History collectables that includes individual and collections of first day covers, many limited editions, covering Royalty and aviation.


View collectable vintage postcards that includes Louis Wain, Donald McGill, Mabel Lucie Attwell,Charlie Chaplin, and many more.

Rock and Pop Memorabilia

View vintage Rock and Pop Memorabilia that includes vinyl records, concert programmes, concert flyers, posters, lobby cards from such artists as Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Prince, Madonna, and many more.

Press Photographs


View vintage Press Photographs that includes desirable subjects as the Olympic Games, Royalty, Charlie Chaplin, and many more.

Sporting Collectables

View are a great range of Sporting Collectables that includes Berlin Olympics 1936 trade cards in their original album, Muhammad Ali biography signed by Ali, vintage boxing programmes, vintage football programmes, and more.

Theatre Programmes

View a great range of vintage Theatre Programmes that covers the 1930's to the 1960's and features the great productons and stars of the day.

Titanic Collectables

View vintage Titanic Collectables that includes Titanic postcards and the autographs of the youngest survivor of the sinking of the Titanic, Millvina Dean.

Walt Disney Collectables

View vintage Walt Disney Collectables (also known as Disneyana) that includes vintage Disney Mickey Mouse books and annuals, Disney toys including a boxed projector complete with slides, Disney posters, Disney records, and more.