Located in Seattle’s University District since 1978, Magus is one of the oldest and largest independent used bookstores in the city.
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.
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.
Located in the historic Pike Place Market since 2003, Lamplight is one of the more eclectic independent used bookstores in Seattle.
A collection of over 16,000 items focusing on alternative, controversial and mind-opening subjects not normally found in public and academic libraries.
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.
Independent book store. Serving the UW community since 1900. Shop independent, be independent.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
Located in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, The Elliott Bay Book Company is a full-service bookstore, home to over 150,000 titles, set on cedar shelves in a multi-level, inviting unique atmosphere.
We offer one of the region’s best selection of new books, as well as a large collection of bargain editions. Elliott Bay presents an unparalleled schedule of author readings and events throughout the year.
Amazon Books in University Village, Seattle, is a physical extension of Amazon.com. We’ve applied 20 years of online bookselling experience to build a store that integrates the benefits of offline and online book shopping. The books in our store are selected based on Amazon.com customer ratings, pre-orders, sales, popularity on Goodreads, and our curators’ assessments. These are fantastic books! Most have been rated 4 stars or above, and many are award winners.