Modern First Editions

Explore contemporary literature with a selection of modern first edition books. Immerse yourself in the classics such as J.R.R. Tolkien's The Return of the King, C.S. Lewis' The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, and Agatha Christie's Ordeal by Innocence. Search by genre and choose from other popular authors like John Steinbeck, George Bernard Shaw, or H.G. Wells, who had works nominated or received Nobel Literature Prize awards. These influential people have inspired generations of other authors, artists, and playwrights to create engaging tales that also bring to light social issues. Choose signed first editions to add value and authenticity to your collections.

Find collectible modern first edition books on a variety of topics to complete your collections or begin new ones. Reminisce with childhood favorites, such as the iconic Peter and Wendy by J. M. Barrie, Uncle Dynamite, a humorous novel by P. G. Wodehouse, and the precocious story of The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. Sleuth your way through the mystery genre with twisted tales from a selection of popular authors, or search suspense novels such as Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell or The Poseidon Adventure by Paul Gallico. 

Many of these modern first edition books became so popular that Hollywood adopted them as scripts for the movie scene. Works from authors such as Dan Brown, Suzanne Collins, and Stephenie Meyer set audiences ablaze with their thought-provoking and relevant stories. The Twilight saga captured young hearts around the world with its unique spin on young adult fiction and romance, while The Da Vinci Code caused others to question what they know and search for the truth surrounding ancient mysteries. These are a few examples of how and why literature has the power to influence and shape cultures and thoughts.

Shop modern first edition books to find the perfect match for you and your favorite reading spot. Read more from your beloved authors and artists, or indulge your curiosity for new tales and topics while expanding your collections.