There are many collections of souvenir manuscripts owned privately. Oftentimes these ancient manuscripts tour in some of the largest museums in the world, so anyone can take look at them. Though there are many antique books in antiquarian shops, it is quite a difficult task to find an appropriate specimen. Most antiquarian shops specialize in early printing, translations of classical texts, atlases and antique maps of different regions. Antique maps date back even before the 19th century and are preserved from getting worn out in special depositories. In addition, a consumer can find ancient manuscripts, various topographical, and natural history prints. Needless to say, these antique books are completely genuine. They cost lots of money, so, their authenticity is thoroughly verified by antique experts.
London is one of the biggest centers of antique souvenirs, manuscripts, books, and other rarities. Almost every antique shop in London can offer printed materials from theater posters to contemporary first editions, which makes this city a unique place to go shopping. London antique shops have already proved to be the best places where one can find new rarities, such as antique books, souvenir manuscripts, and antique souvenir books. It is noteworthy that most antique shops and depositories operate online, so you can look through their collections via the Internet. You can contact many London antique shops by email and expect a response shortly. Sometimes, it is very difficult to find a proper collection of antiques, so it is very important to scrutinize lists of available rarities. First of all, you should read descriptions of antique books, introductory notes about available materials. Then you can place an order for a particular specimen. Different categories of antique books can be found. You can do a quick search in search engines.
The catalogs of rarities, such as antique books, souvenir manuscripts and antique souvenir books are available online, and most probably you will not find them printed. This is understandable, since the catalogs are regularly updated. Some antique books and especially antique maps sell very well. London antique shops have a considerable stock of antiquarian books and a great number of antique maps and prints. Antique books embrace a large period of history. At London antique shops one can encounter great works of classical literature by such poets as Catullus and Virgil, historians Herodotus, Thucydides, Livy and Tacitus and classical philosophers, such as Plato, Aristotle and Lucretius. In addition, there you can find a good collection of Bibles dating back to many centuries. Antique stores also endeavor to stock antiquarian editions of some of the obscurest classical authors, including ancient novels by Petronius and Heliodorus, ancient medical writers such as Hippocrates, Dioscorides and Galen, classical scientific works, such as those on astronomy by Manilius, Aratus and Ptolemy.