Encore College Bookstores, Inc., our parent corporation was founded in September 1988, with the acquisition of Zavelle's Bookstore in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Zavelle's Bookstore has served the community of students at Temple University for over 60 years. The operation of Zavelle's fits the profile of our philosophy in that all students should have the opportunity to buy and sell books at the best possible prices.
Books of Wonder is your source for the finest in children's books -- both new and old. We offer a wide range of services via our New York City bookstore, our extensive mail order service, and now a fully functional e-commerce web site.
Founded in 1980, Books of Wonder is New York City's largest and oldest children's bookstore and the city's leading specialist in children's literature. Among the various departments in our store are sections devoted to children's classic and contemporary picture books, board books for infants and toddlers, foreign language children's books, reference books for children (dictionaries, atlases, etc.), non-fiction, and chapter books and novels for children from beginning readers to teens. And, of course, there is our world famous Oz section - a whole bookcase devoted to the many Oz books by L. Frank Baum and his successors. Of special interest to collectors is our wall of old, rare, and collectible children's books and original children's book art.
TASCHEN is happy to announce the opening of our second store in Los Angeles at the historic Farmers Market. This store follows the opening of Beverly Hills location in 2003. The new store is located inside the historic Clock Tower on the threshold of The Grove and the world-famous Farmers Market. A wide range of TASCHEN books will be for sale. Philippe Starck has designed the space – as he has done with all TASCHEN Stores in New York, Paris, and Beverly Hills.
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.
Specialties include Cultural Theory, Graphic Design, Poetry & Small Press Publishing, Film Studies, and Foreign & Domestic Periodicals and Journals. Open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to Midnight, Sundays 11 am to Midnight.
Part of the history of Greenwich Village is it's authors. From Melville to Cather they've been writing here and buying their books here for centuries. In the Village the hunt for a good book is part of the life of a reader or a writer. And that's why we're here. We enjoy tracking down, buying and selling interesting, esoteric and weird books. You'll be amazed! We're in our second decade.
Since 1990, skyline books has been providing out of print, rare, used and hard to find books of all types, specializing in the following:
art, photography, modern literature,
scholarly subjects / quality remainder and overstock items, beat literature,
first editions, african-american literature. http://www.skylinebooksnyc.com
We purchase many large collections and always strive to pay the highest price possible for quality merchandise. Rare or unusual titles are always of interest. We deal exclusively in used titles, and do not order titles from the catalogs of record labels, manufacturers, distributors, etc. For more information regarding specific items, please call and ask to speak to one of our courteous and knowledgeable buyers.