Gift Ideas from Atlanta Vintage Books
One good thing about having inventory of 75,000+ books, is that we can generally help you find that special gift that fits your budget. From vintage travel books and children's classics to a First American Edition/First Printing of The Hobbit there's usually something here for everyone. Here are a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing. Still not sure? Ask us! We love being literary matchmakers...
The Works of Shakespeare - 6 Volume Set
(1891), $250
The Hobbit (1938)
First American, First Printing, Third State DJ
Robert Heinlein First Editions
Stranger in a Strange Land (1961), 1st/1st, $2000
Rocket Ship Galileo (1947), 1st/1st, $750
Starman Jones (1954), 1st/1st UK Ed, $175
Vintage Metaphysical/Esoteric
Sixth & Seventh Books of Moses (1919), $250
The Lost Keys of Freemasonry (1946) by
Manly P. Hall, $125
Will-Ability (1875), $175
Education & Service by Krishnamurti (1912), $40
Art Magic & Spiritualism (1898), $175
...and more!

AVB Gift Certificates

What book lover doesn't love an excuse to buy more books?

Edgar Allen Poe's This and Nothing More (2018)
Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus (2019)
Both books are accompanied by beautiful gothic art nouveau illustrations by artist Matt Hughes. Limited Edition, SIGNED by illustrator, $85/each
Check out Matt's site and preorder Bram Stoker's Dracula Illuminated:
RARE Early American History Books
Acts Passed at the first Third and Fourth Congress (1794-1796), $1000
1847 Diary of Henry Strong Mulligan (grandson of George Washington spy Hercules Mulligan), $499
Thomas Jefferson's A Manual of Parliamentary Practice, 2nd Edition (1812), $850
The Life and Essays of the Late Dr. Ben Franklin (1812), $300
R. Crumb and Sophie Crumb's illustrated books,
Eccentric artist of the famed Zap Comix. You'll love 'em or hate 'em! $6 - $130
James Bond novels by Ian Fleming
Dr. No (1958), 1st/1st, $1700
Diamond are Forever (1956), 1st American/1st Printing, $950
James Brown Black and Brown Trading Stamp Album (1969)

The Black and Brown Trading Stamp Corporation was established in 1969 in Oakland, California by former Oakland Raiders football player Art Powell, who saw an opportunity to reward shoppers and create loyalty within the African-American business community. Customers collected trading stamps featuring Black American icons, which were later redeemed for discounts. The first and only icon featured on these stamps was James Brown. There are 1230 stamps in the album. RARE! $750
Naked Lunch (1959) by William Burroughs
SIGNED, 1st/1st, $1200
1st Naked Lunch paperback (1966), $45
Dooley: My 40 Years at Georgia (2005)
SIGNED and Inscribed by author and coach Vince Dooley, $55
Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume Two (1970), SIGNED by BOTH Julia Child and her husband Paul Child, $1250
Two books SIGNED by James Baldwin
The Fire Next Time (1962), SIGNED, 1st/1st, $1000
Just Above My Head (1979), SIGNED, 1st/1st, $400
Sherlock Holmes in The Strand

The Adventures and Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1891 - 1893)  by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These are the original illustrated stories published by The Strand. Also included are several other stories by Doyle. 8 Volumes, $800
Once on a Time (1917) by A. A. Milne, author of Winnie the Pooh, SIGNED, $1000
The Beast That Shouted Love At the Heart of the World (1969) by Harlan Ellison, SIGNED, Nebula Award Winner, BOMC, $225
Flight to Arras (1942) by Antoine de Saint-Exupery , SIGNED, Limited Edition #273 of 500. In slipcase, $2000
Animal Farm (1946) by George Orwell
1st American /1st Print/1st DJ, $250
The Stand: The Complete & Uncut Edition, Deluxe First Edition,
SIGNED by Stephen King and Illustrator

Deluxe First Edition, Limited to 1250 copies, signed by both Stephen King and illustrator, Bernie Wrightson. This deluxe edition has a beautiful leather binding and is housed in a wooden box designed to be reminiscent of a coffin. $2750
Burr (Modern Library, 1998) by Gore Vidal, SIGNED, plus...
5 letters from Vidal and his partner Howard Austen (1960-1974)
Signed, illustrated and/or collectible Stephen King novels
We have over 25 collectible books by the master of horror, including a fine looking 1st/1st of Carrie. $100 - $3000
No Future Without Forgiveness (2009) by Desmond Tutu
SIGNED, Easton Press, $180
A Christmas Carol (1843) by Charles Dickens, First Edition, Third Printing. Engravings by John Leech. Full calf leather. $7500
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), 1st/1st w/ SIGNED note

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) by Harriet Beecher Stowe, First Edition, First Printing with a SIGNED note, $10,000
Spalding's Official Football Guide (1906), edited by Walter Camp. 
This special edition was the first time the forward pass was permitted, along with other new rules. Containing a full text of official rules, the book also includes: scores, national and sectional reviews, All-American selections, and dozens of team photos. RARE, $400
The Handmaid's Tale (1986)
by Margaret Atwood
SIGNED, First Edition, First Printing, $400
The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes: Fencing, Boxing & Wrestling (1889)
Limited Edition, #146 of #250
James Brown Reader (1968)
by Mr. Welvin Stroud's Sixth Grade Class at the Martin Luther King School in San Francisco, $25
Signed Dr. Seuss books

Scrambled Eggs Super! (1953) , SIGNED w/ illustration hand drawn by Theodore Geislel, $3000
If I Ran the Circus (1956) , SIGNED, $3000

Books by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little House on the Prairie (1935),
1st/1st, $2500
By the Shores of Silver Lake (1939),
1st/1st, $400
Little Town on the Prairie (1941),
1st/1st, $400
Leather Books
We have hundreds of leather titles published by Easton Press, Franklin Library, Classics of Liberty, etc. Subjects include the Greatest books of the 20th century, 100 Greatest books every written, Legal classics, literature, biography, poetry, sci-fi, medicine, philosophy, science, history, and signed books. $15 - $250
The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr
(7 Volumes)
This comprehensive collections contains all of MLK's published and unpublished works that constitute his intellectual legacy. Includes letters, speeches, sermons, student papers and articles. $425
Harper's Weekly (4 Volumes) - 1861 to 1864
These 3/4 leather bound elephant folios contain the original Harper's Weekly magazines published during the Civil War years. Includes articles, 1000+ illustrations, advertisements, letters, political cartoons, etc. all in remarkable condition. $5500