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“These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves. From each of them goes out its own voice and just as the touch of a button on our set will fill the room with music, so by taking down one of these volumes and opening it, one can call into range the voice of a man far distant in time and space, and hear him speaking to us, mind to mind, heart to heart.” – Gilbert Highet

Used, out-of-print, signed and collectible books have always been an important part of the inventory at Book Revue. As a matter of fact, when we first opened in 1977, we sold only used books.

We believe our store is far more interesting because our stock is not limited to books that are currently in print. There are literally millions of books that are no longer being published and the possibility that some of these may be discovered on our shelves adds an exciting dimension to our store.

Among our used book stock many collectible books may be found. Signed, rare and valuable books make a special gift or investment, as often the value of signed and collectible books increases over time.


At Book Revue, our author readings and signings as well as our purchases of private libraries and estates yield a steady stream of signed books.

In past years a few of the authors who have visited Book Revue and signed stock for us include former President Jimmy Carter, President, Bill Clinton, Hilary Clinton, Anne Rice, Neil Simon, Whoopie Goldberg, Tom Clancy and Yogi Berra. Click here for a complete list.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

By Ken Kesey


– 1st British Edition,
– 2nd Printing
– very good condition
– dust jacket very good overall


Canterbury Tales

By Geoffrey Chaucer


– signed by the illustrator,
– Rockwell Kent
– in fair condition



Roger Maris at Bat

By Roger Maris & Jim Ogle


– book is in very good condition

– dust jacket has multiple tears

– overall fair copy


History of the First Maine Cavalry 1861-1865

By Edward P. Tobie


– rebound 1/2 leather with marble boards
– an excellent copy



Cartier: A Century of Cartier Wristwatches

By George Gordon


– near fine condition in all aspects.
– a gorgeous copy



The Pilgrim’s Progress

By John Bunyan


– full leather with marbled endpapers.
– minor scuffing to leather




The Art of Racing in the Rain

By Garth Stein


– 1st Edition signed by author




By Philip Roth


– Signed 1st Edition

– Mint condition



The Surrogate

By Robert B Parker


– A very scarce title limited to 300 copies. This is #183 and signed by the author.

– The book is in fine condition; dust jacket is near fine.

The Compleat Angler

By Izaak Walton, Illustrated and signed by Arthur Rackham


– Limited to 775 copies of which this is #627

-Publishers review slip enclosed

– Full vellum with some browning to front & rear endpapers

– Exterior a bit dirty

– Mylar wrapped

The Boo

By Pat Conroy


This is a rare FIRST EDITION of Pat Conroy’s first book The Boo – Inscribed by The Boo in November 1967.

The condition is very good overall with a few tiny tears to the dust jacket. The rear of the dust jacket is a bit dirty as well as the front endpaper. Overall a scarce item and a very good copy.