We buy and sell old and rare books as well as vintage photographs, postcards, manuscript material such as old diaries and letters, etc.
We also maintain an inventory of vintage ephemera of historical interest, including prints, maps, postcards, posters and other interesting historical printed and manuscript material.
We are always interested in buying single books or whole collections.
Let us know if you have books for sale. We make house calls on short notice in Seattle and can visit other locales if the circumstances warrant. Call us today at 206 624 4100 if you have books for sale!
Independent book store. Serving the UW community since 1900. Shop independent, be independent.
Book Larder opened on October 12, 2011, offering a carefully selected collection of new, collectible, and imported cookbooks to lovers of food and cooking in Seattle and beyond. We are also a spot to gather for author events, cooking classes, demonstrations and other food related discussions, both formal and informal. When you visit, we hope you’ll linger over titles that catch your fancy, and make yourself at home around our big kitchen counter.
The Globe offers books of good value, new and used, in the arts and sciences. Strengths include literature, history, children’s titles, and cooking. Owned and operated by Carolyn and John Siscoe since 1979, the Globe is open from ten to six, seven days a week.
We specialize in children’s books and have an espresso café. Additionally, we carry an assortment of books for young adult to adult readers. Our café is typically stocked with cookies, cold beverages, and all the necessary ingredients for a good espresso.
Following the first store in San Francisco in 1969, the New York City store in Rockefeller Center opened in 1981. It was replaced by its current location near Bryant Park on 6th Avenue in 2007. The New York store became the headquarters of Kinokuniya Book Stores of America. The company now has seven store locations in the United States, including New York City, San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles, Costa Mesa, Seattle, and Portland. Each store offers a large range of books in English, Japanese and Chinese, as well as CDs, DVDs, and high quality stationary. In addition to bookstores, Kinokuniya operates sales offices which provide services to business and academic institutions.
Pegasus is a family-owned used and new bookstore in West Seattle, under its current ownership since 1983. We have large selections of mystery, science fiction/fantasy, horror, literature/classics, children’s, young adult, romance, poetry, history, gardening, crafts, spirituality, psychology, philosophy, cookbooks, health, travel and tons of other things!
We are a local, independent Used and New Bookstore,Cafe, and a Performance and Community Gathering Space: New and Used Books, Homemade Baked Food, Coffee,Drinks–including Beer and Wine. Visual Art, and Open Mics, Poetry and Book Reading, Live Acoustic Music featuring original and traditional music from local musicians, and Meetings, and More!
We are a large Indie bookstore, carrying a large selection of new & used books. With 5 restaurants and a variety of community & author events each month – we ARE your Third Place!
We are an independent general bookstore serving the local community since 1992. We offer a thoughtfully chosen selection of books for all ages, and a surprising depth of inventory that will keep you interested but never overwhelmed.
Publisher of the World’s Greatest Cartoonists since 1976.
Fantagraphics publishes a wide variety of classic, independent, alternative, underground, and lesser known comics, as well as retrospectives and prose fiction.
Welcome to Arundel Books, offering rare, antiquarian and fine books for readers and collectors. Our Seattle store is located in historic Pioneer Square (between Washington and Main). Our store has an independent mindset, and a select, diverse stock that is constantly changing and growing. In addition to the books displayed in our retail store, we have well over 100,000 books available for sale from our internet bookstore. No matter where you order from, we can assure you that your order will be handled promptly and professionally, and that we pack and ship every order with care.
Episcopal Bookstore offers books, lectionary and liturgy resources, gifts, church supplies, calendars, rosaries and prayer beads, and more. We are a family-owned independent bookstore located in Seattle. We specialize in meeting the needs of the liturgical Christian book reader, from many religious denominations.
A collection of over 16,000 items focusing on alternative, controversial and mind-opening subjects not normally found in public and academic libraries.
Our 500-square-foot shop is brimming with over 10,000 new, used, and out-of-print poetry books, as well as a selection of titles about poetry. You’ll find a broad range of volumes on our shelves, from the experimental work of Bhanu Kapil to the fragments of Sappho (in several translations), from the latest Tony Hoagland collection to the writings of John Clare. We order from publishers huge, tiny, and in between and select worthwhile used books to maintain what we hope is a continually varied and interesting stock.