The History of the ISBN

The History of the ISBN

You don’t have to be a book enthusiast to be aware of the acronym ISBN, many people will have heard of it even if they have no knowledge of what it stands for. This year marks 50 years since the International Standard Book Number was rolled out worldwide. To celebrate we are taking a look […]

Great series from the the past.

It has been 10 years since the release of The Deathly Hallows, the final installment in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series that created a global phenomenon. Since the unparalleled success of these stories and no doubt in part due to their financial success, there has been an unending parade of fiction for young audiences spanning […]

Popular Editions

Popular Editions | Jane Austen

This week in Popular Editions we are taking a look at one of our most popular authors at World of Rare Books, the magnificent Jane Austen. Austen’s novels have been a mainstay in the literary world since their first publications in the early 1800s and have grown in ever increasing popularity over the years. Though […]