Aleph-Bet Books

Aleph-Bet Books
Fine First Editions of Children's and Illustrated Books

We sell only first editions and the finest copies of rare and collectible children's books. Since 1977.

As experts in the field, we have been in business since 1977 and members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America since 1982. We offer books from all eras and in all languages.


Articles of Interest

100 Important Children's Books

Children’s books continue to be one of the most popular categories of collectible books. Twenty years have gone by since I wrote 100 Years / 100 Books: High Spots of Collectible Children’s Books, yet much has changed...

Buying Books

Raggedy Ann Stories

Buying Rare Books Online

Many assume that the internet has made it easier for collectors to find the books they want. Not so! It has made clear what is available in the marketplace, but the online marketplace is a quagmire! ...


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