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SOUTH CAROLINA    TENNESSEE   TEXAS   UTAH   VERMONT   VIRGINIA   WASHINGTON  WEST VIRGINIA   WISCONSIN

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NEW ZEALAND  •  SPAIN

 

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Please visit the oldest professional association of antiquarian booksellers in America (ABAA) ,
where you can browse at your leisure, search for rare and collectable books, locate ABAA member
booksellers in your area, access an extensive glossary of terms, read articles written by experts on book-related
topics, check our extensive book fair calendar for fairs in your area, and review the ABAA code of ethics
to which all ABAA members adhere; this is your guarantee that the bookseller stands behind his
merchandise by describing it accurately and well, and has an appropriate return policy.
Enjoy your visit and learn about rare book collecting at the ABAA!

 


A cooperative of independent used/rare booksellers from all over the world

 


—— ANCHORAGE——
ALASKA SCHOLARLY SALVAGE
The same old story. . . for less

—— JUNEAU ——
OBSERVATORY BOOKSTORE
Rare and common books and maps since 1977, specializing in Alaska and other Polar Regions

 

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—— FLAGSTAFF——
BOOKMANS ENTERTAINMENT EXCHANGE
Arizona's largest and best store for used books and more

—— MESA——
BOOKMANS ENTERTAINMENT EXCHANGE
Arizona's largest and best store for used books and more

—— PHOENIX——
BOOKMANS ENTERTAINMENT EXCHANGE
Arizona's largest and best store for used books and more

—— SCOTTSDALE——
ALCUIN BOOKS
Specializing in scholarly, rare and antiquarian books in all aspects of the humanities
CHARLES PARKHURST RARE BOOKS

Literary highspots, First Editions, early and important works . . . with a few elusive treasures along the way
GUIDON BOOKS
New, out of print books on the Civil War and American West

—— TUCSON ——
BOOKMANS ENTERTAINMENT EXCHANGE (3 locations)
Arizona's largest and best store for used books and more

THORN BOOKS
Rare books in all fields

 


—— ALAMEDA ——
TAVISTOCK BOOKS • ABAA
A large selection of First Editions, rare & other collectible books with a special focus on Charles Dickens

—— BERKELEY ——
BOOKISH BOOKSHOP
Berkeley's boutique bookstore of personally selected, gently used, and collectible books

—— IONE ——
BOOKFEVER.COM

50,000 carefully selected quality books; personal attention to every order

—— LAGUNA BEACH ——
BARNABY RUDGE BOOKSELLERS

Selling rare and collectible books from the 15th century through the early 20th century

—— LA JOLLA ——
LAURENCE McGILVERY • ABAA
Books on art & artists, exhibition catalogues, art periodicals

—— LOS ANGELES ——
APPLEBY BOOKS
Specialists in Collectible and Rare Children’s Books

WILLIAM DAILEY RARE BOOKS • ABAA
Specializing in literature, illustrated books, books-about-books, occult, French literature, medicine & science

—— SAN FRANCISCO ——
ARGONAUT BOOK SHOP • ABAA
Specializing in California, Western Americana, Western Exploration, and early American Travel
THOMAS A. GOLDWASSER RARE BOOKS • ABAA
Rare book and manuscripts. Fine bindings. First editions.
MEYER BOSWELL BOOKS, INC.
Rare and Scholarly Law exclusively

—— SANTA BARBARA ——
RANDALL HOUSE RARE BOOKS AND FINE ART

Rare, collectible books — fine art — all fields — since 1975

—— SONOMA ——
CHANTICLEER BOOKS
A wonderful selection of fine, rare, and out-of-print books

—— WALNUT CREEK ——
JAMES M. DOURGARIAN, BOOKMAN
Specializing in John Steinbeck/Steinbeckiana, Wallace Stegner, modern first editions
 

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—— COLORADO SPRINGS ——
BORN AGAIN USED BOOKS

A used Christian music and bookstore — from theology to childrens’ books

—— CRESTED BUTTE ——
MT. GOTHIC TOMES AND RELIQUARY
Specialists in Western Americana, Colorado history, and first edition literature

—— DENVER ——
CAPITOL HILL BOOKS

Fabulous used bookstore stocked with diverse books & knowledgeable staff
GALLAGHER COLLECTION BOOKS

Rare, out-of-print books — Westword “Denver's Best Specialty Bookshop”
LINDA M. LEBSACK BOOKS
Western history & art, photography, railroading & ephemera. Open shop.
PRINTED PAGE BOOKSHOP

First editions, childrens, mystery, history, art, Americana, Western History, military

—— EVERGREEN ——
CHESSLER MOUNTAINEERING BOOKS • ABAA
America’s leading seller of mountaineering, adventure, polar and exploration books

 


—— WATERBURY——
BRODER’S RARE AND USED BOOKS
Wide selection of Americana, first edition genealogy, town history, antiquarian titles

—— WOODBRIDGE ——
DAVID M. LESSER • FINE ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS • LLC
Political, cultural and social history of the Americas 1700-1900

 


—— SARASOTA ——
A. PARKER’S BOOKS
Specializing in antiquarian books, fine bindings, library design and collection development


—— ATLANTA ——
ATLANTA VINTAGE BOOKS
Over 60,000 used, rare, and collectible books in all categories


—— CHICAGO ——
BEASLEY BOOKS • ABAA
First Editions our specialty; catalogs issued

—— EVANSTON ——
CHICAGO RARE BOOK CENTER
A multi-dealer store in Chicago’s Gold Coast area

—— GRAYSLAKE——
THIS OLD BOOK
We have over 20,000 used books in an organized store!

 


—— OXFORD ——
GINNIFF BOOKS
History of medicine; Ophthalmology; Books about books; Modern children’s picture books

 


—— KANSAS CITY ——
PROSPERO’S BOOKS

A world of ideas -- open mic poetry, live unplugged music!

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——MT. AIRY ——
ANTIQUARIAN BOOKWORM

Specializing in travel, exploration, Americana and American Civil War

—— RANDALLSTOWN ——
JOHN GACH BOOKS, INC.

Psychiatry, psychoanalysis, psychology, neuroscience, philosophy, social science

—— WASHINGTON, D.C.——
WILLIAM & NINA MATHESON BOOKS, INC.
Internet and mail order sales only

——WHITE PLAINS ——
BOOKNUTS BOOKSTORE

Gathering the most interesting books for You!


—— BOSTON ——
BROMER BOOKSELLERS

Specializing in rare and unusual books

—— CONCORD ——
JOSLIN HALL RARE BOOKS
Curious, unusual & interesting books of the 16th-20th centuries

—— HADLEY——
KEN LOPEZ — BOOKSELLER •  ABAA
Modern literary first editions and manuscripts bought and sold

—— HOPKINTON——
VINTAGE BOOKS
30,000 books in a comfortable renovated barn

—— JAMAICA PLAIN——
BOSTON BOOK CO.  •  ABAA
Specialists in English & American Literature and books of and about East Asia

—— LANESBORO——
SAVOY BOOKS • ABAA
Fine antiquarian books in all subjects, horticulture a specialty

—— NORTHAMPTON ——
THE VEATCHS ARTS OF THE BOOK • ABAA
Rare printing history & typography, illustrated & private presses, bookbinding, papermaking, bibliography


—— BAY CITY ——
JETT W. WHITEHEAD RARE BOOKS • ABAA
Out-of-print modern poetry specialists

 


—— ST. PAUL ——
RULON-MILLER BOOKS • ABAA/ILAB
Americana • Language • Literature • Voyages & travel • Fine, early & unusual printing

 


—— JACKSON ——
LEMURIA

We sell first editions in addition to books



——
ROLLA ——
THE READER’S CORNER
Fine condition used books presented in a unique, relaxing setting

—— ST. LOUIS ——
THE BOOK HOUSE
Independent booksellers since 1986 • New, used, rare, and unusual Books



BOOKSELLER’S ASSOCIATION OF
SOUTHERN NEVADA

—— LAS VEGAS——
GREYHOUND BOOKS
Books of worth in all genres
PLAZA BOOKS
Thousands of fine used and collectible books in all genres

 


—— UNION ——
THE LAWBOOK EXCHANGE, LTD.

Law & Legal History

 


—— PORTSMOUTH——
ANTIQUARIAN BOOKSTORE

Antique and rare books and collections of books

 


—— GRANDVIEW ——
JAMES TAIT GOODRICH ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS
Specializing in antiqurian medicine, science, manuscripts and prints by catalogue only

—— HARTSDALE ——
STRAY BOOKS
Specializing in modern first editions since 1995. Free book searches

—— HAWTHORNE ——
THOMAS & AHNGSANA RARE MAPS • ABAA/ILAB
Fine early maps and atlases, pre-1800

—— NEW YORK CITY ——
ARGOSY BOOK STORE
Family owned since 1925! Over 80,000 rare books! Fully searchable!
EVERYTHING GOES BOOK CAFE AND NEIGHBORHOOD STAGE
Used and new books and records, organic coffees and teas, Internet, wifi, stage, & gallery

—— WILLIAMSVILLE——
T.A. GIBBS BOOKS

New, out of print & used books on Photography & the Arts plus collectible books

Sustainable Style for Kitchen and Dining

 


—— CHAPEL HILL ——
DANIEL HIRSCH - FINE & RARE BOOKS
Specialists of fine, early children’s & illustrated books with a focus on fairy tales

—— HIGHLANDS ——
SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY

Predominantly used books with an emphasis on classic fiction, poetry and art


—— PRYOR ——
THE BOOK EXCHANGE

New and used books, special orders welcome; downtown Pryor, Oklahoma 

 

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—— BEND——
THE ANTIQUARIAN SHOP • ABAA
Sellers and buyers of Antique Books, Rare Books, Worthwhile Books

—— EUGENE——
THE PRINTS AND THE PAPER

Purveyors of unusual non-fiction and technical books, paper ephemera, periodicals

—— MCMINNVILLE ——
PHILLIP J. PIRAGES RARE BOOKS
Offering beautifully printed, beautifully bound, beautifully illuminated, beautifully illustrated books


—— GREENCASTLE ——
BUCKINGHAM BOOKS
Specializing in fine first edition books dealing in mystery, Western Americana, adventure fiction, and WWII

—— KINZERS ——
THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA
Antiquarian book and manuscript specialists for over 35 years

—— PHILADELPHIA ——
THE PHILADELPHIA RARE BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS COMPANY
Early Books of Europe & the Americas • Other rarities as chance may supply

 


—— MT. PLEASANT ——
BOOKS TELL YOU WHY

Specializing in rare, autographed, and out-of-print books,
hand-crafted bindings in fine leather and first editions

—— WEST COLUMBIA——
ED’S EDITIONS LLC

Columbia's Finest Rare & Used Bookshop Since 2001

 


—— ARLINGTON——
THE PUBLISHED PAGE

Every book ever published in the English language? Not yet. . . but we’re working on it!

—— AUSTIN ——
CURIO CORNER BOOKS
Children’s series & illustrated, cookbooks, ephemera, sci-fi, Texana

MAC DONNELL RARE BOOKS
19th & 20th century American & English literary first editions

—— GAINESVILLE——
STARRBOOKS
Gainesville's finest! First Editions/Autographed, New/Used. Texas and Cooke County history.

—— TAYLOR ——
THE NOVEL SHOPPE
Automotive, mystery, art, theology and other diverse selections
 

 


—— SALT LAKE CITY ——
SAM WELLER’S BOOKS

Three floors with thousands of new, used and rare books on all topics. Experienced booksellers.

 


—— BRANDON ——
SEASONED BOOKSELLERS

Used books on sustainable lifestyles, wilderness adventures and renewable energies


—— CHARLOTTESVILLE ——
THE BOOK BROKER • ABAA
Specializing in Virginiana and Southern Americana

—— RURAL RETREAT ——
BOOKWORM & SILVERFISH
We specialize in Virginia material, Civil War, sheet music (19th C.), technical material (antique)


—— EDMONDS ——
HINCK & WALL
Specialists in rare books on the history of Gardens, Landscape Architecture, and early Horticulture

—— SPOKANE ——
2ND LOOK BOOKS
Large, organized used bookstore. Broad selection, no depth. Searchable on-line

—— VANCOUVER——
VINTAGE BOOKS
Southwest Washington’s largest Independent.
Specialties: automotive, mysteries, literature, juvenile, history

—— WALLA WALLA ——
EARTHLIGHT BOOKS

New & used — family owned & operated since 1973

 


—— MONONGAHELA RIVER (WEST VA / PENNSYLVANIA) ——
MONONGAHELA BOOKS
A partnership of two bookshops on the Monongahela River
 

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—— FITZROY, MELBOURNE——
BOOKS FOR COOKS
new & old books about wine & food

—— BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND——
LOST CHAPTER USED & RARE BOOKS
Specializing in collectable books from the Victorian Era

—— CALOUNDRA, QUEENSLAND——
BOOKSFOREVER
Online War & Military Books Specialist, Australia

—— SUNSHINE COAST, QUEENSLAND——
BOOKSFOREVER
Specializing in rare Military Unit histories


—— TORONTO——
ALEXANDRE ANTIQUE PRINTS, MAPS, & BOOKS
16th to 19th century illustrated books, rare and decorative maps and antique prints

—— GUELPH, ONTARIO ——
JANUS BOOKS LTD.
First editions: Sherlockiana; detective, mystery, and suspense fiction; mystery reference

—— LONDON, ONTARIO ——
ATTIC BOOKS
Antique books, maps, prints & postcards. Members of ILAB & ABAC.

—— WINNIPEG, MANITOBA ——
BISON BOOKS
In the heart of town, with a headful of books
GREENFIELD BOOKS
Rare and antiquarian books bought and sold. Member ABAC

 


—— GARDOUCHE ——
HUGUES DE LATUDE • LIVRES ANCIENS
Located in the south of France, we specialise in sciences, medicine,
natural history, travels, gastronomy and early printed books.

—— LAVAL ——
L’EX-LIBRIS
French used books. Livres anciens et d’occasion.

 


—— KIRCHHAIN——
ANTIQUARIAT KRETZER
German antiquarian bookseller for theology, church history and classical philology

—— ALNWICK, NORTHUMBERLAND——
BARTER BOOKS
One of the largest secondhand bookshops in Britain:
“The British Library of secondhand bookshops”-
THE NEW STATESMAN

—— LONDON ——
CECIL COURT
Renowned among bibliophiles worldwide,
London’s greatest concentration of fearless antiquarians

BERNARD J SHAPERO RARE BOOKS
Rare book dealer specialising in travel and color plate books
MAGGS BROS. LTD.

The world’s finest rare and antiquarian books from London’s Mayfair
STEPHEN FOSTER BOOKS AT 95 BELL STREET
General bookshop with arts emphasis —  rare, out-of-print & reader’s books
UNSWORTH BOOKSELLERS

Antiquarian, secondhand and remainder books on the humanities
TIM BRYARS LTD
Antiquarian books including classics & travels, rare atlases & maps.

—— YORK ——
KEN SPELMAN RARE BOOKS • ABA, ILAB
Described by The Times as a “A True Treasure Trove”

 


—— NEW DELHI ——
CHINMAYA MISSION BOOKSHOP
For the finest books on Vedanta and Indian culture
MOTILAL BANARSIDASS
One of the largest publishers of Indology books

 


—— THE HAGUE ——
ANTIQUARIAAT JAN MEEMELINK
Old, rare and second-hand books and prints in the field of
flowers, botany, gardens and gardening, trees, herbals, etc.
LIBRARIUM
Antiquarian books on military history, militaria, Holy Land, Palestine, economics, politics

 


—— CHRISTCHURCH ——
SOUTH SEA BOOKS

Stocking approximately 13,000 quality books specialising in non-fiction

 


—— BARCELONA——
ANTIQUARIAN BOOKSHOP COMELLAS
Online catalogues of rare antiquarian books (15th - 19th century); history of sciences,
medicine, history of ideas (economy, politics, philosophy), travel books, arts and literature

 

This listing is free to independent antiquarian bookstores by request.
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