Northeast USA Top Bookstores+
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Pageant Book & Print Shop, New York State

Canel Street Sta.  - Manhattan - New York, NY   10013-
 
http://www.pageantbooks.com

Pageant Book Shop was founded in 1946 by Sidney B. Solomon and Henry "Chip" Chafetz as a used and rare book shop in New York City. Pageant had its home in several locations along Fourth Avenue, known as “Book Row of America”, for 35 years before moving around the corner to East 9th Street. During that time, Mr. Solomon and Mr. Chafetz branched out into several additional areas which included selling prints and maps, reprinting scholarly and important works such as Henry Roth’s “Call It Sleep” and publishing the award winning Pageant Facsimile of the Gutenberg Bible.
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Argosy Book Store, New York State
116 East 59th Street  - Manhattan - New York, NY   10022-
http://argosybooks.com
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80 Years in Business!<br> Argosy Book Store, founded in 1926, is now in its third generation of family ownership. We have an enormous stock of antiquarian and out of print items, occupying all of a seven floor building in midtown Manhattan, and a large warehouse in Brooklyn. We specialize in Americana, Modern First Editions, Autographs, Art, The History of Science and Medicine, and Antique Maps & Prints. Many thousands of books in all other fields of interest are also available. We are founding members of the ABAA and belong to the Appraisers Association of America.
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Quest Bookshop, New York State
240 East 53rd Street  - Manhattan - New York, NY   10022-
 
http://www.questbookshop.com

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The Quest Bookshop has been open for business for over 30 years; it is owned and operated by the New York Theosophical Society, which has been serving the spiritual needs of New Yorkers of all religions and creeds for well over a century. <br> We are an independent bookshop. This means that we are here to fit the needs of the community, not to fit the needs of some large corporation, or pressure groups from another part of the country. We pride ourselves on our independence, and stand as a barrier to those who are trying to create a monopoly on the publishing industry.
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Labyrinth Books, Connecticut
290 York Street - New Haven, CT   06511-
 
http://www.labyrinthbooks.com

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African American Studies, African Studies, Anthropology & Archaeology, Architecture & Design, Art, Asian Studies and more.
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Unoppressive Non-Imperialist Bargain Books, New York State
34 Carmine Street  - West Village - New York, NY   10014-
http://unoppressivebooks.blogspot.com/
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A family-owned bookstore in New York's West Village, this is the city's least-oppressive source for a hand-picked array of new books at bargain prices.
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Barnes & Noble Booksellers, New York State
675 6th Avenue (6th @ 22nd)  - Manhattan - New York, NY   10010-
     
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/

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The Internet's Largest Bookstore<br> Taking advantage of vast warehouses across the United States, we stock over 1 million titles for immediate delivery -- that's more titles than any other online bookseller. With so many titles, it is vital to give customers an easy way to find precisely the books they are looking for. Our fast search engine enables customers to locate books by title, author, or keyword in a few seconds at most. And our groundbreaking BookBrowser lets users sift through hundreds of categories to find exactly the right book. To further assist the customer, we offer descriptions, reviews, and excerpts, in addition to editor recommendations and customer reviews on hundreds of thousands of titles.
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Hickory Stick Bookshop, The, Connecticut
2 Green Hill Road - Washington Depot, CT   06794-
 
http://www.hickorystickbookshop.com

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The Hickory Stick Bookshop is an independent book shop which has been located in Washington Depot, CT for over 55 years. Are you looking for a particular title or are you hoping for the unexpected? The owners and staff offer over 100 years experience (collectively) in the book business to help you find that book or answer a question. You can also learn about our upcoming book signings, discover what the staff are reading, look for books by local authors, and a lot more.
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Polish Bookstore & Publishing, New York State
161 Java St. - Brooklyn, NY   11222-
 
http://www.polbook.com

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"We started in 1990 as a traditional bookstore offering Polish language literature on the American market. Very soon we realized how important it is to reach people that cannot just visit Polish neighborhoods in New York and Chicago to purchase books. We quickly turned into a mail order company producing book catalogs reaching the whole country and some Polish-Canadian readers. We also kept enlarging our offer: adding videos, CD's, multimedia, audio books. In 1999 we made our first catalog named “Poland Sweet Poland” where we for the first offered Polish gourmet products. It was a huge success! And it also gave us an idea for a creation of SweetPoland.com"
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Librería Lectorum, New York State
137 West 14th Street  - Manhattan - New York, NY   10001-
http://www.Lectorum.com
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The oldest and largest Spanish-language bookstore in the U.S. Over 10,000 books in all subjects for every type of reader. Frequent Readers Rewards. Special orders for Universities
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Levine J. Co. Books & Judaica, New York State
5 West 30th Street - New York, NY   10001-
   
http://www.levinejudaica.com/

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Serving the Jewish community for over 100 years from the Lower East Side to Midtown Manhattan.
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McGraw-Hill Book Store, New York State
1221 Avenue Of The Americas - New York, NY   10020-
   
http://www.bookstore.mcgraw-hill.com/

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McGraw-Hill Professional helps individuals excel in their learning and occupations by providing timely and authoritative knowledge to professionals around the world.
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Labyrinth Books, New York State
536 West 112 Street  - Manhattan - New York, NY   10025-
   
http://www.LabyrinthBooks.com

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New releases, discounted remainder-titles, and used books, specializing in academic and serious general-interest books in all areas of the humanities and social sciences, and in literature, art, architecture, and photography. We regularly carry a vast selection of sale books in these same areas of specialization at 20-90% off. <br> Labyrinth serves a growing number of colleges and universities for their course-book needs, taking a hands-on approach to assuring that students get their books.
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Cave Comics, Connecticut
57 Church Hill Rd. - Newtown, CT   06470-
 
http://www.cavecomics.com/

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Cave Comics opened on May 15th 1989 in the old train station in Newtown CT. It's a great old building with 14 foot ceiling giving us a nice open feeling space. We are always striving to be a helpful, informative and fun store that welcomes everyone. Whether its your first comic or the next of many, we're here to make it a great experience.
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Atticus Bookstore/Café, Connecticut
1082 Chapel St. - New Haven, CT   06510-
http://atticusbookstorecafe.com/
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The bookstore opened in 1976, before the museum itself. It was designed by Jay Bright, who emulated the white oak finish of the Louis Kahn interior of the museum. The two comfortable chairs, visible from the street, and the custom designed fixtures were a significant counterpoint to the generic mall stores of the era. In 1980, we relocated an adjacent cheese store and expanded.
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Raconteur Books, New Jersey
431 Main Street - Metuchen, NJ   08840-
http://www.raconteurbooks.com/
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An eclectic mix of museum, bookshop, theatre, and saloon. Filmmakers, musicians, writers, and poets all regularly rent our space for premieres, readings, and concerts. Rental is for three hours and includes 25 folding chairs, podium, music stand(s) and/or screen -- all set up by our staff prior to your event. Our digital projector is not included in the initial rental fee, but can be arranged for a small, additional cost.
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River Road Books, New Jersey
759 River Road - Fair Haven, NJ   -
   
http://www.riverroadbooks.net

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Always happy to help ou make a personal selection for yourself or as a gift!
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Written Words Bookstore, Connecticut
194 Leavenworth Road - Shelton, CT   06484-
 
http://www.writtenwordsbookstore.com/

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Shelton's own independent, community bookstore. A full-service, general bookstore with new books for all ages and interests.
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Booktrader of Hamilton, New Jersey
2421 Nottingham Way - Hamilton, NJ   08619-
http://booktrader.weebly.com
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Selling all paperbacks for 1/2 their retail cost and hardcovers sell for $5. Some books may be priced slightly higher but will be clearly marked. A selection of bookmarks, magnets and other items, discounted 20%.<br> Accepting books for store credit only. You will get 20% of the retail price on paperback books in credit, and can use your store credit for 1/2 the purchase of books from the store. We accept limited hardcovers for which you will receive 20% of our sell cost.
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New Jersey Books, New Jersey
59 Market Street - Newark, NJ   07102-
http://www.njbooks.com
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"Inside you will find various offerings for College Bookstores, College Students, and Faculty. We offer specials on various items every month, so make sure you visit us often. New Jersey Books also operates several retail bookstores serving local universities. If you are a student or faculty member at one of these schools, or just curious about this month's specials, please click on the appropriate university link."
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Whitlock Farm Booksellers, Connecticut
20 Sperry Rd - Bethany, CT   06524-3599-
http://www.whitlocksbookbarn.com
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Selling used and rare books since 1948, Whitlock's Book Barn is located just minutes from downtown New Haven and Yale University. The store operates from two weatherbeaten barns sitting amid a scenic pasture.<br> For decades, buyers and sellers of used books, old maps, and ephemera have come to Whitlock's looking for intellectual adventure. With these pages, the store now offers a selection of items online, making it possible for those unable to visit to take advantage of the store's unusual finds and bargains.
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Carmel Judaica Gifts & Books, New York State
10 Carmel Avenue - Staten Island, NY   10314-
http://www.carmeljudaica.com
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CarmelJudaica.com aims to deliver total satisfaction when communicating with our customers. There are many convenient ways for you to reach us, either to make an inquiry, place or track an order, give us valuable feedback about improving our service on this web site, or if there's something you are interested in and haven't found it on our site.
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Second Time Books, New Jersey
123 Creek Road, Store #4 - Mt Laurel, NJ   08054-2089-
http://www.secondtimebooksonline.com
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A "Bricks and Mortar", family-owned bookstore selling both new and gently-read, quality hardcover books of most genres. We specialize in American, Miliitary and World History and Science Fiction/Fantasy. With nearly 25,000 titles in stock, you can also find books of almost any genre including audio books, large-print, hard and softcover popular fiction, cooking, religion & philosophy, literature, art, antiques, children's and much more! We also carry a nice selection of value-priced DVDs from "The History Channel" and "A&E".
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Town Book Store, New Jersey
270 E. Broad St. - Westfield, NJ   07090-
 
http://www.townbookstore.com

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The Town Book Store has been serving Westfield and neighboring communities since 1934. According to the American Booksellers Association, we are the last independent book store located in Union County, New Jersey. In today’s rapidly changing retail environment, The Town Book Store remains one constant where shoppers can find a first-rate literary selection with friendly, personalized service in an attractive, convenient setting. Whether you are reading for escape, for comfort, to gain knowledge, for pure pleasure or as a source of lively conversation, visit or call us at The Town Book Store and we can match you up with the right book.
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Book Trader Cafe, Connecticut
1140 Chapel Street - New Haven, CT   06511-
 
http://booktradercafe.com

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The ranks of New Haven's used bookstores have thinned a little in recent years: Whitlock's on Broadway is gone, so too is the fine Elm City Books, which had a good run on York Street a few years back. But even if those stores were still around, the Book Trader would be a worthy winner of this category. And even if you couldn't buy a delicious sandwich or muffin here, it would still be a major destination for book lovers. The key is selectivity. The shelves are not weighted down by mediocrity, but rather lifted up by good stuff. Some of it is obvious: You'll get your Ian McEwan, your Kazuo Ishiguro, your Jonathan Spence. Some of it is more obscure: Sitting on shelves in recent weeks has been a first edition of John Ashbery's hard-to-find novel, which he co-authored with James Schuyler. And you can also buy a good paperback mystery or sci-fi adventure.
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R.J. Julia Booksellers, Connecticut
768 Boston Post Rd. - Madison, CT   06443-
http://www.rjjulia.com
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Located in the shoreline town of Madison, Connecticut, RJ Julia Booksellers has always been a place of inspiration, information, and excitement.<br> RJ Julia opened 20 years ago as an independent bookstore whose mission was, and is, to be a place where words matter, where writer meets reader, where the ambiance and selection and merchandising of books creates an atmosphere that is welcoming and presents the opportunity for discovery. Ultimately we are fiercely committed to putting the right book in the right hand.
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House Of Books, Connecticut
10 North Main Street - Kent, CT   06757-
http://www.hobooks.com/
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A charming, upscale bookshop in a historic building in beautiful Kent. A full selection of books on all subjects.
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Symposia Community Bookstore, New Jersey
510 Washington St. - Hoboken, NJ   07030-
http://www.symposia.us
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Symposia Community Bookstore, Inc. is a Public Bwnwfit nonprofit corporation organized and operated exclusively for educational and charitable purposes. Specifically, we operate a thrift shop consisting of books and offer our shop location to be used as a community center. Symposia Community Bookstory is the only used books store in Hoboken.
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Bank St. Book Nook, Connecticut
50 Bank St. - New Milford, CT   06776-
http://bankstbooknook.com/
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Story Time every Tuesday at 10:30 am and Saturday at 2:00 pm
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Paranormal Books & Curiosities, New Jersey
627 Cookman Avenue - Asbury Park, NJ   07712-
http://www.paranormalbooksnj.com
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From birthday parties to corporate functions, the bookstore combines elegance with the extraordinary, all in one beautiful setting. Invite your guests to explore the unknown with a haunted cocktail brunch, a murder mystery dinner or afternoon tea complete with tea leaf readings. Everything from decor, invitations, entertainment and catering can call be arranged with us to custom create your perfectly paranormal party.
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Montclair Book Center, New Jersey
221 Glenridge Ave. - Montclair, NJ   07042-
 
http://www.montclairbookcenter.com/
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One of the largest independent bookstores in New Jersey, with more than 15,000 square feet. Large selection of Modern First Editions, Americana, and other rarities. Only a half hour from Manhattan.
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Labyrinth Books, New Jersey
122 Nassau St - Princeton, NJ   08542-
 
http://www.labyrinthbooks.com

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Serving a growing number of colleges and universities for their course-book needs, taking a hands-on approach to assuring that students get their books. Labyrinth Books stores are as densely packed as is the knowledge in the books. These are places in which to get lost in the best of ways: so you can find what you didn't know you were looking for. The stores are conceived as sites for an ongoing exchange of ideas with a full program of author-events.
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Chicklet Books, New Jersey
301 N. Harrison St. - Princeton, NJ   08540-
http://www.chickletbooks.com
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The stores are unlike any other bookstore in the area. Hot Pink, Purple, Apple Green, Turquoise are just a few of the bright colors to put a smile on your face as you enter. The many windows allow plenty of natural light for reading and tons of sunshine for the trees and plants to thrive. Comfy sofas and plenty of seating invite you to stay a while and relax... or just hang out and watch the fish in the tank swim around and around and around.
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Bookworm, The, New Jersey
99 Claremont Road - Bernardsville, NJ   07924-
http://www.bookwormbernardsville.com
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The Bookworm is a full service bookstore featuring new books for all ages. We are avid readers and book lovers who are pleased to help you find the perfect book.
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Another Bookstore, Connecticut
1535 Stanley Street - New Britain, CT   06053-
 
http://www.anotherbookstore.com/wp/

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Another Bookstore is across the street from DiLoreto Hall next to Dunkin’ Donuts. We’re locally owned and independent. No corporate headquarters in another state. All Connecticut State University bookstores are run by Barnes & Noble College Booksellers. When you support a local independent bookstore like ours, the revenue is directly funneled back to the community throughout Connecticut. (Here’s Proof) We absolutely guarantee our textbook prices are lower than the local competition. (If we make a mistake you paid more, bring in your receipt and we’ll refund the difference and give you a free notebook for your trouble!)
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Cranbury Book Worm, New Jersey
54 North Main Street - Cranbury, NJ   08512-3241-
http://www.cranburybookworm.com/
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"We will travel anywhere to buy your books. We regularly purchase collections from estates, libraries and people who have more books than can fit on their shelves... In many cases, a family member passes away, and relatives have no idea what to do with their books. We will come to you and buy everything sight unseen. We move the books, We will transport them and pay you on the spot. We also purchase antiques and paper ephemera."