Book collecting, care, and restoration.
A Preservation Endeavor at the University of Illinois Library.
Bookbinding and the Conservation of books including A Dictionary
of Descriptive Terminology from Stanford University.
Book Care and Repair Resources this is a list of links
to Care and Repair pages.
Antiquarian Book Review The UK magazine for bibliophiles.
Firsts Magazine, the premier publication in the Book Collector's field, is
a resource for book collecting, first editions, rare, antiquarian books. If you love books, Firsts is your magazine!
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- A Book is a Wonderful Thing (Ashland,OH, USA) We are an online bookseller of new, used & out-of-print books, tapes & ephemera. We enter new books weekly & ship quickly (usually the next day). 4/-
- A Book Legacy (Palm Harbor, FL, USA) Member FABA, CPBA, International College Rare Book Road Show. We are an online store specializing in Americana, Genealogy, Religion, Business and General Stock that is mostly non-fiction. We ship within 24 hours and provide tracking within USA. Visit us today! 4/-
- A Reader's Corner (Louisville, KY, USA) We are a general used-bookstore with over 50,000 volumes in stock in almost all categories. We have a large selection of philosophy and religion. We also stock many remainders, audio books, CDs, Videos, and can order New Books. Since 1997.4/3
- Abstract Eye Books (Wilmington, NC, USA)Specialists in new, used, and rare books on photography and the arts with general stock. Full line of Replogle globes, plus a selection of antiquarian maps and prints.4/-
- Advertising Cookbooks (Sealy, TX, USA) An online bookstore specializing in vintage and modern advertising cookbooks, booklets, recipe leaflets and brochures published by food manufacturers. We also offer regular cookbooks, vintage and modern kitchen appliance manuals, and back issues of recipe magazines. Find exactly what you're for with an easy search or browse by brand name or food category.1/-
- Ageless Pages (Duanesburg, NY, USA) An online bookstore owned by professionals. Choose from among Antiquarian, Rare, Out-of-print, and General-Interest Used books, plus selected printed and nonprint matter -- on a wide variety of subjects. Includes, not limited to: Biography; Business; Books for Children; Education; Large Print; Español (Libros en); Occult; Religion; Science Fiction; Signed Copies; Sports... Where appropriate, we clean and recondition before shipping your order at no added cost. 2/-
- As They Were Antiquarian Books - Booksalot.com (Westminster, MD, USA) Buying and Selling Quality Used, Rare and Out of Print Books Online Since 1994. While I try to offer a general variety of titles, I usually have a very nice selection of books relating to the following: Maryland Regional Histories, Civil War and Military, Genealogy and Family Histories, Western Americana and American History.4/-
- The Avocado Pit (Charlottesville, VA, USA) An open shop as well as an on-line bookstore. You will find a small but diverse selection of used books, including occasional remainders and publisher's closeouts. There is a wide range of topics available in paperbacks, softcovers, and hardcovers with emphasis on Art, Military, Hunting, Virginiana, Technical, Cookbooks and Children's books, including Juvenile Series.4/-
- BiblioMarket (Worton, Maryland, USA) Biblio Market offers a broad range of subject categories in it's new and used non-fiction book selections, along with the usual fiction. Quick, professional, and courteous service. Orders shipped daily. All major credit cards accepted. New titles added several times a week. 12,000 books presently online and growing.3/-
- Book Em Books (Portland, OR, USA) Welcome to Book 'Em's new website! Although the website is new, the business is not: we have been selling collectible paperbacks, first editions, and other used and rare books since 1994. We do not have an open shop, but welcome serious collectors by appointment. Please call ahead at 503-255-2216.
- The Book Faerie (Las Cruces, NM, USA) Biographies, mysteries, and fiction galore, old westerns, new crafts, and so much more! Out-of-print classics to enlighten the mind, keep looking, her treasures are easy to find. Fantasy and sci fi, exploring the stars, adventures and art, and how to fix cars. Excellent plays, and poetry too, read what you like, there's more waiting for you. In her shelves and boxes, the world is revealed, explore them today and see what they'll yield.3/2
- Bookmaven, Inc. (Ventnor, N.J., USA) I have been a book collector for over 30 years. Seeking out and browsing in dusty old bookstores (of times gone by) was a favorite pastime of mine. For many years I managed an Antique, Rare & Out-of-Print book shop,when the owner retired and I decided to continue on-line, I wanted to provide the same personal experience as we did in our little brick & mortar shop. This site and the book descriptions are designed to provide our customers with the best information and the broadest search ability to find a book. Member of New Jersey Antiquarian Book Society.4/-
- Bookshelf Classics (New York, NY, USA) Bookshelf Classics is an online bookstore located in New York City's former Lafayette Hotel. We do not specialize in specific genres. Instead we focus on obtaining first edition classics, out of print and antiquarian books; works we believe will be welcome additions to your library. Over the past twenty-five years we have offered, in addition to antiquarian and collectible books, vintage magazines and controversial publications including Scanlan's, Puck, Judge, The New Yorker, Vogue, New Masses, The Liberator and Seven Days, among many others, and in genuine correspondences from noted personalities in the worlds of literature, politics, and entertainment. 0/0
- Book-Smiths (Metro Detroit, Michigan, USA) Book-Smiths is your neighborhood used bookshop online. We have a good bit of everything - popular fiction, food & cooking, mysteries, children's books, home & garden, and a large collection of cat-related. We have new items arriving all the time - currently over 12,000 books online. Book-Smiths catalogs new books & ships daily.3/-
- Bookworm's Nest (Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA) Free shipping on all US orders over $35.00! Offering a general selection of used, out-of-print, and rare titles at reasonable prices. We are especially pleased with our large selection of books for children of all ages. We also offer some interesting books on the Amish and Mennonite. 3/-
- Brick Road Books (Ellensburg, WA, USA) We provide quality used and hard to find books to satisfy a wide range of interests. Business, Outdoor Recreation, Cookbooks, Textbooks, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery and Children’s Books. Growing collection of Vintage Paperbacks. Member, Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). 4/-
- Brussel Fine Books and Paper (Denver, CO, USA) A variety of fiction and non-fiction books and ephemera with specialty categories including German language, aviation, militaria, history, and art.-/-
- Charter Oak Books (Cromwell, CT, USA) Charter Oak Books has a general stock mostly of out-of-print books, in Good or better condition. We carry a large number of Signed or Inscribed books, Art books, and other Non-Fiction books. Our proprietor is Marcia Goodman, who has been both a university librarian and a government attorney -- always focused on helping people. If we don’t have the book you want, she will help you find it through her national and international network of sources. Charter Oak Books ensures that our customers receive our books in the same condition as described in our listings, both by packing each book with excellent protection, and by insuring each book at no cost to our customer. 3/2
- Confetti Antiques & Books (Spanish Fork, UT, USA) Specializing in rare books, out-of-print books, used books, secondhand books, and other hard-to-find books and New LDS Books. We also have a great interest in Mormon / LDS / Latter-Day Saints, Utah and Western Americana books, Autographs, and other Mormon ephemera. Authorized reseller for Most Major LDS Publisher, Deseret Book, Covenant Communications, Cedar Fort, Ogden Kraut, Pioneer Publishing, Signature Book, and Many others. 4/-
- Crazy Horse Books (Austin,Texas,USA) An online bookstore specializing in North and South American Indians, Texana, Western Americana, Classical Texts, Civil War, World War II, Judaica, and Signed First Editions. Books are carefully packaged and shipped promptly. 3/-
- Curio Corner Books (Austin, TX, USA) We have an open shop and carry antiquarian, used/rare books and ephemera: Children's, Texas, American West, Science Fiction, Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, Judy Bolton, Cherry Ames, Nancy Drew, and other series books. 4/-
- Dan Glaeser Books (Modesto, CA, USA) Specialties: Religion (Protestant & Catholic Theology and History), California History, Modern Library, Children's Illustrated and Children's Series. We try to keep a large stock of "Living History Books" available to suppliment Home Schooling Curriculum.4/-
- Darkwood Online Book Sanctuary (West Yorkshire, UK) Welcome to Darkwood, our Yorkshire Pennine home and online bookshop. We specialize in happy customers, and have a general stock of books as varied as a rich fruit cake, with a light icing of special items for collectors!4/-
- Dave Shoots, Bookseller (Saint John, NB, Canada) We specialize in antiquarian, rare and used hardcovers, with an emphasis on non- fiction. We have an extensive religion collection, as well as history, art, classic literature and biography. Our children's section spans 1860 to 1970...perhaps we have your favourite childhood book! 3/-
- East Riding Books (East Yorkshire, England) We are a British online bookstore. We specialize in new, second-hand, rare and out-of-print books on all aspects of music:- history, instruments, opera, musicology, ethnomusicology, jazz, and also stock a small amount of sheet music and scores. Members of the P.B.F.A. -/2
- Eternally Thankful Books (Beaver, PA, USA) Online Christian bookstore offering a variety of new, used, and out of print books. Our specialties include current Christian titles, collectible and out of print Bibles, Christian, and Children's books, and out of print contemporary Christian music. Most orders ship within one business day with prompt, personal service. 3/-
- Folio Fine Books (Toronto, Ontario, CA) Crisp, fresh clean pages, exquisite hand-coloured plates, important works of fiction and non-fiction......these are the things that get our hearts racing. Cruikshank, Doré, Dickens, Rowlandson, Newton, and Töpffer - these are some of the names that excite and inspire. To gaze upon the pages of Gustave Doré's London is to peer into soul of a great city and be transported back to a different time. It is with this kind of fervour that we seek out the great works of the past centuries and deliver them to you at a fair price. We don't have a high priced store on Madison Avenue. We leave the expensive mahogany shelves to you! What we do have is a selection of fine books and ephemera for you and your family to adore for generations to come. Thanks for visiting and stay awhile... 2/-
- Fyrbyrd Bookshop (Connecticut, USA) Where you'll find the best in Mystery and Suspense, from Cozies-and-Capers to Hard-Boiled, with an extensive selection of True Crime and Medicine. 3/-
- Gloria Reiser's Books & Esoteria (Quincy, IL, USA) Our specialties are: Psychology, Religion, Metaphysics, Tarot (decks, books and more), Spirituality, and various kinds of Needlework and other Crafts. We also carry cookbooks and general fiction. We add new titles daily and strive to offer something for EVERYone. 3/-
- Grandpa's Books (Wisconsin, USA) Sellers of pre-1950 books: Civil War, History, novels, etc.. 0/-
- Great Lakes Books (Two Rivers, WI) We specialize in previously read juvenile fiction and nonfiction books, especially Newbery and Caldecott Award winning authors and illustrators, Sonlight and FIAR curriculum books, juvenile series books, and collectibles. We also have a large selection of biography and history books, and adult/teen fiction. Great Books at Great Prices! . 3/-
- HGBooks (PA, USA) HGBooks is dedicated to providing good quality used, rare and out-of-print books. We specialize in Non-fiction: Biography, History, Natural History & Religion/Theology. We also have a good selection of Modern First Editions, general fiction, especially historical novels, historical biographies, mystery/crime fiction, and much more. 3/3
- Innes Books (Shropshire, UK) Operating from the historic town of Ludlow on the borders of England and Wales we sell used, rare and collectable books in a range of categories, including: Poetry, Literature, Children's, Crime, Fiction and Academic. We offer an efficient, speedy and personal service. 3/3
- Jackdaw Books (Holt, North Norfolk, UK) Specializing in History we also offer a wide range of other subjects which can be browsed on our website or, if you are visiting this area, please call on us in our shop. 3/-
- KingChamp Books (Daytona Beach, FL, US) A general-interest on-line bookstore, with special emphasis on entertainers and other celebrities, royalty & the rich, crime, and spirituality. Fast expanding in culinary, art and GLBT categories. 2/-
- Laura Nevada's Library (Colorado, USA) Specializing in new and used books relating to breastfeeding and human lactation. You will also find a good selection of children's picture books, as well as many other fiction and non-fiction books, with a developing section of German language books. 2/1
- LeftCoastEtc Books, IOBA (Keyport, WA, USA) LeftCoastEtc Books, an online shop, has sold used and collectible books on the internet since 1999. Please search or browse our inventory of hard to find, used, and rare books and ephemera. Our inventory offers general stock and out of print non-fiction in many areas of interest with new listings added regularly. We take pride in accurate descriptions, prompt shipping, careful packaging and personal service. Scans gladly sent upon request. Proud to be a member of the IOBA. 1/-
- Les Livres The Books (Flagstaff, AZ, USA) Les Livres The Books (LesLivresTheBooks.Com) Is An on-line bookstore with a large selection of used, Rare and out-of-print books. Specialties include Metaphysics, Religion, Occult , New Age, Art, Architecture, Science, Obscure titles and the Strange and Profane! We specialize in happy customers and a pleasant shopping experience. We provide swift and efficient service with a pleasant and personal touch. We have many years of experience selling books both online and off (since 1989)so be confident you are in good hands. Member Of IOBA. 3/1
- LJ's Books (Cody, Wyoming, USA) Our specialties include religion, science, nature, children's and literature, but we also offer a broad range of other categories. We seek to provide a professional, courteous and efficient service, and to ship books quickly. 3/-
- Lotzabooks (Garland, TX, USA) We are located in Garland, TX (in the Dallas area). We provide a very diverse set of books, and strive to have something that will appeal to everyone. We also strive to provide the very best in customer service, and will be happy to take custom pictures for you if there is anything you'd like to see closer. -/-
- MagicCarpetBooks.com (Carson City, Nevada, USA) We offer used and rare books including signed and first editions. Our specialties are Modern Literature, Western Americana, Nevada, Unusual Nonfiction, Hard-Boiled Mystery, Pulp Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Erotica, and Counterculture. 2/-
- March House Books ( Henstridge Somerset, UK) We are an online bookseller of new, used & out-of-print books, and ephemera, we specialist in children's and illustrated books and also hold a small general stock. 3/-
- McDowell's Emporium (Anderson, SC, USA) McDowell's Emporium is an open shop brimming with used, out-of-print, and select new hardback and paperback books. Our inventory includes most major categories with large selections of Literature/Fiction, Juvenile, Religion, Mysteries/Thrillers, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Romance, Christian Fiction, Regional, and Cookbooks. We currently have 4500+ books in our ever-growing online inventory with more than 18,000 in our open shop. We package our books with profound care and ship daily during weekdays. 3/-
- McKenzie Company Books (Edmonds, WA, USA) Welcome to McKenzieCompanyBooks.com, your source for collectible books on the following subjects: fly-fishing, Western US in the 1800s (+/-), adventure, travel, military, nature, photography, good literature, and just simply any interesting book in fields generally related to the above list. -/-
- Military History Book Shop (Brooks, Maine, USA) In business since 1968, we specialize in rare and out of print books in the areas of military, naval, maritime, aeronautics, China and the Far East, history and biography. The small town of Brooks (population 1,000) is twelve miles inland from the midcoast city of Belfast, Maine. 1/-
- Mr Mac Books (Thornhill, Scotland) We specialise in books on Scotland but also hold a large stock of general books. We are members of the P.B.F.A. (Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association. Business) established in 1994. 3/2
- MyBookieJoint (Tarzana, California, USA) My Bookie Joint is the home of The BOOKie Joint. Please search or browse our inventory of hard to find, out of print, used, and rare books; we also feature back-issue pulps and popular culture magazines. Send requests to us. 3/-
- The Novel Shoppe (Taylor, Texas, USA) Originally an online only bookstore located in our 80+ year old house which was beginning to sink from the weight of the books, has become a brick & mortar store a few blocks away. Now open to the public, we've expanded our inventory to include more than just books. Still doing business as The Novel Shoppe, you can find us inside Aunt Teek's & Uncle Lectable's Vintage Store.3/-
- Paperback Palace (Vienna, WV, USA) Welcome to the home of Paperback Palace. Please search or browse our inventory of hard to find, out of print, used, and rare books. If you can't find what you like please fill out our off-line search form and we will search our off-line inventory, other bookstores and book search services for you.-/-
- Paperbacks Unlimited (Cambridge, Ontario, Canada) A general used bookstore with a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction paperbacks and a small stock of hardcovers. Our online store features only part of our inventory and are mostly hard-to-find, out-of-print books, with new listings added regularly.3/1
- Patty's Bookshop (Beaverton, OR, USA) Patty's Bookshop offers collectible children's books, educational, homeschool resources, cookbooks and other non-fiction titles. 1/-
- Peacock Books (Temecula, CA, USA) Located in Southern California we sell rare, used, out-of-print, and new books featuring HISTORY and non-fiction. 2/-
- Peter & Rachel Reynolds (Dingwall, Scotland, UK) We specialise in Christian books, mainly printed in 19th and 20th centuries, including reprints of earlier books. Our books emphasise the evangelical / reformed perspective and include some of Scottish and missionary interest. 5/3
- Pilgrims Rare Books (Kingsport, TN, USA) We have approximately 2,900 used and rare books on line. Our books can be seen at P&J Antique Mall, 204 Broad Street, Kingsport, TN. 37660. We specialize in Children's/Juvenile Series books but have a variety of others. 1/-
- Poor Mans Books (Egg Harbor Township, NJ, USA) We carry a general selection of used, out-of-print, and rare titles at reasonable prices. We lean towards more obscure material with largely older books. Some Decorative Bindings. All orders are shipped promptly and packed with professional materials. We have over 10,000 books online and list more daily. We also feature free insurance on all orders. Our website has a Language Translation feature. 4/-
- Ravenroost Books (Pennsylvania, USA) We specialize in uncommon, antiquarian, used, rare and collectible books about natural history, the sciences, history of science and medicine, botany, gardening, and horticulture. We also offer a general selection of classic literature, poetry, first editions, reference and non-fiction books. 4/-
- Reading More (Odessa, Texas) Our shop the Ye Old Bookworm is Located in beautiful downtown Odessa, our family owned and run operation since 1991. With an open bookstore and online bookselling offering a variety of thousands of quality used and gently read books, in stock to chose from, covering just about every subject, most titles listed are Out-Of-Print. 2/-
- Roses Are Read Books (Haverhill, MA, USA) A variety of used and new books and some movies. Specialties include Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery and Historical books. Roses Are Read Books has thousands of books from the run of the mill to the weird. 2/-
- Sweet Beagle Books (Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A.) Thousands of out-of-print and rare books, with especially strong holdings in history, military, and general non-fiction. Can't find a book? Tell us your "wants" and let us do the searching. Member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). 4/-
- Texas Book Lady (Austin, TX, U.S.A.) Texas Book Lady is a cyberspace store only. All books are in our possession, located in the beautiful hill country of Austin, Texas. We carry Modern First Editions, Early 20th Century Firsts, Children's Illustrated, Women's Studies, Texas Authors, and Texana. We are here to help you with all your book needs. Satisfaction guaranteed with all orders!. 0/-
- Three Spires Books (Fradley, Lichfield, Staffs, UK) We are a family run business in the heart of Staffordshire, the village of Fradley being a few short miles from Lichfield. The inspiration behind our name is the Cathedral of Lichfield, which is the only medieval cathedral in the country with three spires. We specialise in hard-to-find, used, out of print, first edition and rare books. We also have a stock of signed and new books. 3/2
- Vintage Books (Hunter Valley Wine Country, NSW, Australia) We are an online general used bookstore with a slight bias toward Gardening, Cookery, Wine in non-fiction and Romance, Crime, Mystery, Thriller in fiction. 2/-
- White Unicorn Books (Dallas, TX, USA) White Unicorn Books is an on-line only bookstore started in October 2001 by Joan and DeWayne White. Started with the Science Fiction collection developed over 40 years, they have continued adding to that collection from various places, adding many other categories to satisfy their customers. This site is not only packed full of fascinating books but also has articles and Science Fiction, Mystery, Romance, and other references. White Unicorn Books is a proud member of the IOBA.3/-
- Wintertime Used Books (Rantoul, IL, USA) We have a store front being renovated, so for now, we are an internet dealer. Local folks are welcome to call and make arrangements to pickup books at the shop. If you don't see a title you are seeking, be sure and ask, we might have it, or can try to help you locate a copy! We love to combine shipping and save you money! Be sure and contact us for multiple book orders with over 5 books for discounted shipping/handling rates! 2/-
- Withywindle Books (Lunenburg, MA, USA) An online, independent bookstore specializing in collectible fantasy, science fiction and horror new, used and rare books. We carry small press titles, antiquarian books in many subjects and feature a sci-fi/fantasy art gallery. Proud member of the IOBA. 4/-
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