a book that is distinguished by its early printing date, its limited issue, the special character of the edition or binding, or its historical interest.
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How to use rare book in a sentence
It’s a rare book that can make “I told you so” surprising, horrifying, and screamingly funny.The books that made us think and act differently this year | Vox Staff | December 8, 2021 | Vox
Priore would hide the items in manila envelopes or larger items but sometimes he simply hand-carried rare books out of the building.Forget Art and Gems, Thieves Make Discreet Millions at the Library | Candida Moss | May 30, 2021 | The Daily Beast
Eventually, they had to lock it up in the stacks, where they had this cage with all the rare books from the Middle Ages.How a Groundbreaking Book Helped a Generation of Lesbians See Themselves in the 1970s | Paul Moakley | February 13, 2021 | Time
This is that rare book which is at once worthwhile and great fun.Britain’s Last Great King: The Epic Life and Indulgences of Edward VII | Michael Korda | December 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper is the rare book that I can recommend to everyone.
We have a rare book Room where there are collectibles at all price ranges.
A Tramp Abroad' is a rare book, but it cannot rank with its great predecessor in human charm.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete | Albert Bigelow Paine
This translation, which has become a rare book, has been here slightly revised, and a few illustrative notes have been added.Early Travels in Palestine | Arculf et al.
It would be difficult to foretell what would happen to a man who should propose to borrow a rare book.In the Track of the Bookworm | Irving Browne
The impression was probably large, for it is still by no means a rare book.The Vision and Creed of Piers Ploughman, Volume I of II | William Langland
This is Schelhorn's edition of it, which is chiefly coveted, and which is now a rare book in this country.Bibliomania; or Book-Madness | Thomas Frognall Dibdin