The Library of Asan was founded by Areoz, the 6th King of Asan. He sent adventurers out into the world to gather tomes of all types. Kings of Asan today still sen out parties of adventurers to gather tomes and offers substantial rewards to others for tomes that are brought to the library.
The Kingdom of Asan now has the largest library in the known world and scholars come from around the globe to study the secrets of the library and their magnificent collection of knowledge.
This Pdf provides descriptions, effects and price for hundreds of tomes common and rare. It is a great resource for your games.
An example of some of the entries:
The Corrupt Scrolls of Dalla: This exotic book is written in black wax and bound in platinum plates. When first opened, the reader's eyes permanently change color to gray.
The Alpheos Slates: This book is written upon silk pages and bound in carved wood plates. It is written in an archaic form of Common.
The Liathu Esoterica: This set of carved wooden slates is bound by leather cords. When used in larceny, this tome provides a +1 competence bonus to Open Lock checks. Price: 200 gp, Weight: 7 lb.
The Emos Tablets: This libram is written upon silk pages and bound in steel plates set with amethyst. When first opened, the reader becomes permanently left-handed. This spellbook contains the spells Daze, Detect Poison, Disrupt Undead, Flare, Light, Mage Hand, Message, Open/Close, Prestidigitation, Read Magic, Resistance, Touch of Fatigue. Price: 300 gp, Weight: 6 lb.
The Astral Tome of Lama: This rare libram is bound in carved wood plates. This spellbook contains the spells Arcane Lock, Levitate, Minor Image, Mirror Image, Scorching Ray, See Invisibility, Web, Whispering Wind. Price: 800 gp, Weight: 3 lb.
The Elysian Libram of Pisandro: This flawless book is written in red wax upon silk pages and bound in leather trimmed with lynx fur. This spellbook contains the spells Acid Splash, Arcane Mark, Daze, Disrupt Undead, Flare, Ghost Sound, Light, Message, Ray of Frost, Read Magic. Price: 250 gp, Weight: 6 lb.