Rare Book: In ShopYaar world a Rare book that is distinguished by its early printing date, its limited issue, the special character of the edition or binding, or its historical interest. e.g. the origin of rare books .1890-1895. First recorded in 1890-95. The most essential factor in determining rarity is the book's intrinsic importance, or how important the book is considered in its field... A book known to exist in only a few copies may have value if it has importance and is in demand.