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WELCOME TO THE FABA MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY

You can find members of the Florida Antiquarian Booksellers Association in every section of the state. Use this page to locate dealers near you. FABA is a membership organization and does not purchase books or provide evaluations.

If you have questions about books or want to sell your books, please contact FABA members near you. To obtain a paid appraisal, search our membership directory below for "appraisals" to see which members may assist you. 

The Accidental Bookseller

Andrew Nottman
Boca Raton, FL
954-294-6731

Email: theaccidentalbookseller@gmail.com

Web Site: www.theaccidentalbookseller.com

 

Specialties: Interesting and Uncommon Books in Unusually Nice Condition. Small, Select Stock with Focus Areas in Signed Books; Modern First Editions; Poetry; Economics; American History; and Scholarly books.

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A. Parker’s Books, Inc. - ABAA

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G. P. Hurst
1488 Main St., Sarasota, FL 34236

(941) 366-2898 | (888) 317-7300 - Toll Free

Website: www.aparkers.com

Email: books@aparkers.com

 

Store Hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00 to 5:00 Sunday 12:00 to 4:00

Rare book room open by Chance/Appointment.

A. Parker's Books has been located in downtown Sarasota, Florida for over thirty years. We have consistently offered one of the finest selections of rare and antiquarian books in the Southeast and provide Library Design and Collection Development among our services. Our knowledgeable staff and our high level of integrity are demonstrated and monitored by our professional memberships in the Florida Antiquarian Booksellers Association (FABA), Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), and International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

Specialties: General Antiquarian; 19th & 20th Century Literature; Americana; Art & Architecture; Leather Sets & Bindings; Children’s Books; Limited Editions & Signed Books; Illustrated Books; Civil War; Photography; Maps & Prints.

A-Book-A-Brac Shop

Steven & Edie Eisenstein

2250 W. Bay Dr. #15, Miami Beach, FL 33141

(305) 868-5515

Email: edieeisenstein@aol.com | stevenabookabrac@aol.com

By Appointment only.

Available for Appraisals

General Stock, Antiquarian to Modern, Autographs, Photos, Search  Service,  5,000 books

BUCKS ON THE BOOKSHELF SATURDAY 10 am-12pm est on WDBFradio.com and on WDBF.Fm 888-575-4394 is our call in number. We love valuation questions or any others. Let us help you.

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African Diaspora Literature & Culture Museum and Bookstore

Skip Richardson & Gigi Best-Richardson

83 Washington Street St. Augustine, FL 32084

Store Hours:Tue - Sat:10:30 am-5:30 pm Closed Sunday & Monday

813-944-2112 

Email: bradlcmuseum@gmail.com

Website: www.Bradlcmuseum.com

The museum provides both youth and adults with educational artifacts and information on African Diaspora literary and cultural history. The museum features rare and antiquarian books written by writers of African descent, and the shop showcases used, rare, and new books, as well as high-quality African Diaspora and Gullah Geechee gift items.

Assoc, African American Museums; DUVCW, Founders & Patriots America, CDXIIC

(SDUSMP)-Pas VP, New England Women Society Order; First Families of NC, CDA

AAHGS, (NSSDP)-Past FL State Governor; Society of First African Families of English America-Historian

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Back in Time Rare Books - ABAA

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Mike Cotter, ISA

PO Box 601057, Jacksonville, FL 32260

(931) 216-6114

Website: www.backintimerarebooks.com

Email: mike@backintimerarebooks.com

USPAP Compliant Appraisals.

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Back in Time Rare Books is the home of Mike Cotter and his traveling band of misfit books! Mike, formerly of Yeoman’s in the Fork Rare Books, has been in the rare books business in some form or fashion for nearly a decade and a half. The older he gets, the more his collection starts to resemble his bedroom at the age of 10. The stock at Back in Time is officially classified as “General Antiquarian”, but the truth of the matter is that the stock is a smattering of historical pieces that have found their way beyond the gates of Endor. You see, Mike has two great loves in his professional life – American History & Pop Culture of the late 20th Century. While Harry & the Henderson’s, Max Headroom and Jurassic Park may be the Goondocks that Mike always dreamed of, he would never shy away from a first edition copy of The Whale by Melville or a letter signed by Charles Carroll of Carrollton. Always remember, Indiana Jones might have been after the Golden Idol, but he didn’t pass up the chance to score other pieces worth the price of the ticket to Marrakesh!

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Back in the Day Books

Boe Rushing

355 Main Street, Dunedin, Florida 34698

(727) 221-0025

Website: www.facebook.com/backinthedaybooks

Email: backinthedaybooks@yahoo.com

Store Hours: Sunday - Wednesday 10:00AM - 7:00PM and Thursday -

Saturday 10:00AM - 9:00PM

Specialties: General, Floridiana, Classics. 6,000 books

From the Classics to the Obscure.

Bing and Burnell, LLC

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Margaret "Peggy" Bing
40 Cubby Lane
Lake Placid FL 33852
863-304-1069
By Appointment
Email: peggy5791@aol.com

Website:

Specialties: Fine Books, Music, Collectibles, Private Cataloging.

Blind Horse Books - ABAA, IOBA

Richard and Dottie Oates

816 Hanover Road, Deland FL 32724

(305) 766-8270

Website: www.BlindHorseBooks.com

Email: richard@blindhorsebooks.com  

Available by Appointment

Member: ABAA – American Booksellers Antiquarian Association

               FABA – Florida Antiquarian Booksellers Association

               IOBA – International Online Booksellers Association

                Ephemera Society of America

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Blind-Horse-Books is committed to finding the best copies of the rare, the unusual, and modern literature for your pleasure. Specializing in Travel, Exploration, and Geography with an emphasis on mid-19th-century exploration in the Polar Regions and Africa. Additionally, you will find a nice selection of Florida and West Indies items. Blind-Horse-Books is operated by Richard and Dottie Oates retired educators since 2001. We live in DeLand, Florida. Books and reading have always been a pleasure beginning in our childhood and continuing until today. We have been selling on-line since 1999. We are not a Brick and Mortar store but may be available by appointment.

Book Bazaar

G. P. Hurst
1488 Main St., Sarasota, FL 34236

(941) 366-2898 | (888) 317-7300 - Toll Free

Website: www.aparkers.com

Email: books@aparkers.com

 

The Sarasota storefront houses two distinct shops; A. Parker's Books, Inc., which continues to specialize in antiquarian, rare and finely bound books and maintains a rare book room which is the highlight of many visits to the store, while Book Bazaar, Inc., fills the majority of the space with an array of used, out-of-print and scholarly books.

 

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Bruce Barnett

PO Box 742523, Boynton Beach, FL 33474

(847) 913-5160

Email: blockbook@thebookblock.com | rarebooks@thebookblock.com

Website: www.thebookblock.com

Available for Appraisals. we are particularly knowledgeable about IRS rules and regulations.

 

Specialities: fine and rare books including illustrated books, fine bindings, calligraphy and typography, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Arts & Crafts, private press, finance including the capital markets, Western Americana, and The Dance of Death.

 

We also assist clients in developing book collections.

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The Book Block - ABAA

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The Book Chaser

Dotti & Joe Delfino

352-262-6338

PO Box 358962,

Gainesville, FL 32635

 

OPEN SHOP

Locations: Double large booth @ Antique City Mall Exit 374 @ I-75 Micanopy, FL

 PLUS at Antique Emporium, The Big Red Barn, Exit 368 @ I-75 Micanopy, FL

 

EMAIL: thebookchaser@gmail.com

 

Specialties: Specialty Design Bindings, Florida & the South, Non Fiction: Natural Sciences, Historical, Children’s, Art & Modern First Editions.

 

Specialties: Professional Book Restoration and Repairs, Appraisals & Searches.

Bookwise  -  Booksmart

David, Ann & Jim Wulf; Corinne Fitzsimmons

399 N.E. Spanish River Blvd., Boca Raton, FL 33431

Email: david@booksmartusa.com

Website: www.booksmartusa.com


 

Specialties: Mathematics, Science, Engineering, Literature, Art, Americana, History, Travel, Philosophy, Religion & many others. 75,000 books, 20,000 paperbacks

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Two Locations:

Rare Book Room by Appointment.

 

Lake Worth

4469 S Congress Avenue, #116

Lake Worth, FL

33461(561) 964-0023

Store Hours: Mon - Thurs: 10am - 6pm

Fri: 10am - 2pm; Sat: 10am - 2pm

Closed Sunday

Boca Raton

145 NW 20th StreetBoca Raton, FL 33431

(561) 394-6085

Store Hours: Mon-Fri:10am - 6pm;

Sat: 10am - 4pm

Booklovers' Best Book Deals

Dr. Robert Norman

(813) 860-4221
6205 South Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL  33611

Email: info@bookloversbestbookdeals.com
Website: www.BookLoversBestBookDeals.com
By Appointment Only


Specialties:
Antiquary, Classics, History, Medical, Psychology; all Liberal Arts, religions & subjects

Brant’s Books

Barbara Barone

429 N. Lime Ave., Sarasota, FL 34237

(941) 365-3658

Email: brantsbooks@gmail.com

Web Site:www.brantsbooks.com

Store Hours

Monday-Friday 10:00-5:00, Saturday 11:00-5:00,

Sunday CLOSED.

Open past 5 by Appointment or Chance.

Please call ahead for information.

 

Specialties:  Hard-to-Find, Out-of-Print, Recent Bestsellers, Signed First Editions, Military, Classics, Metaphysical, Florida, Ephemera. 150,000+ books

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop.
ABAA, ILAB, FABA, ESA & ABA

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William Chrisant

3426 Griffin Rd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

(954) 319-1441

Email: Info@oldfloridabookshop.com

Web Site: www.oldfloridabookshop.com

We buy good books and Libraries

Store Hours: Usually 11-6 Mon-Sat; 1-6 Sunday, otherwise by chance or appointment.

Specialties: Fine Library Furnishings, Fine Bindings & Sets, Antiquarian Books, Antique Maps, Classic Literature,  Fashion & Vintage Haute Couture Magazines, Ephemera. 60,000 books, 22,000 other items.

Copperfish Books

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Cathy Graham & Serena Wyckoff 

212 W Virginia Ave, Ste 112, 

Punta Gorda, FL 33950 

(941) 205-2560

 

Email: info@copperfishbooks.com

Website: www.copperfishbooks.com 

OPEN SHOP

Store Hours

Monday-Friday 10:00-5:00

Saturday 10:00-4:00.

Specialties: Floridiana, Americana, Children’s, History, Literature, Decorative Bindings, and Ephemera. Our open shop carries a variety of new and used books, gifts, and hosts book clubs and author events.

Dusty Jackets

Cindy & Jim Mannella

Loxahatchee, FL  33470

(561) 254-5490 | (561) 444-5216

 

Email: dustyjackets@aol.com

Website: via Abe Books

By Appointment only.

Specialties: Cooking, Children’s, Biography, Art, Religion, Travel, Interior Decorating, Gardening, Automobiles, Sewing & Needlepoint from 1910-1940, Sheet Music from 1890-1940, Architecture, Non-fiction, a little Fiction, Lots of Nice Sets, Post Cards (Victorian) and Lots of Ephemera. 1,800 + books.

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The Family Book Shop, ABA

Kerry & Karen Johnson

1301 N Woodland Blvd.,

DeLand, Florida 32720

(386) 736-6501

 

Email: familybookseller@yahoo.com

Website: https://www.familybookshopdeland.com/

 

OPEN SHOP

Store Hours

Monday-Saturday 9:30AM-5:30PM

 

The Family Book Shop has been a staple of DeLand's community for over 35 years. The deceptively large building holds over 350,000 books spread over 6,000 square feet.

The store has evolved and grown over the years and through different owners, but is proud to continue as a independent bookstore serving the reading community of Florida! 

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Foster Books

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Sharon Kissell

13883 S.W. 44th St.,

Davie, FL 33330

(305) 632-2179

 

Email: Kissellmia@aol.com

Website  Link Here

Specialties: Signed Books, Children's, Illustrated, Juvenile Series, Biography, Music, Entertainment, Cookbooks, Modern Firsts, Pop Culture and General Stock.

We Buy Good Books and Libraries

Heartwood Books and Art ABAA/ILAB

Richard Meli, MD 

3536 N. Federal Hwy, Ste 201

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308

(954) 565-8020

Email: info@heartwoodbooks.com

Website: www.heartwoodbooks.com

 

Internet, Mail Order and By Appointment.

Specialties: Mystery & Detective Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror & Supernatural Fiction, Popular Fiction, Pulp Magazines, Original Illustration Art and Illustrated Books over 25,000 items listed.

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Inklings Book Shoppe

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Dr. Finley W. Walker

243 North Florida Avenue

Lakeland, FL 33801

(863) 665-3004

Email: fin@inklingsbookshoppe.com

Website: www.inklingsBookShoppe.com

 

OPEN SHOP​

Store Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 9:30 - 5:30; Closed Sunday and Monday

Specialties: General Stock, Modern First Editions, Vintage Paperbacks, Space-race era, Sci-fi/Fantasy and early 1900's and Children's Detective Series

Doing business for over 40 years, we are the local used book store of the Lakeland community. With over 200,000 books in stock, there is truly something for everyone. Book Bazaar is a branch Inklings, LLC.

Gebhard & Burkhart Books

Kathleen Burkhart

1871 S.W. 13th St.,

Miami, FL 33145

(305)-541-9982

 

Email: wgebhard@bellsouth.net

By Appointment Only

 

Specialties: Modern First Editions, Children's Pop-up, Florida, Art, History, Philosophy, Natural History,

General Stock.

1000 books.

JN Bookseller

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Joseph Niforos

113 Mayfair Cir W

Palm Bay Harbor, FL 34683

(914) 564-6527

Email: info@jnbookseller.com

Website: http://www.jnbookseller.com


By Appointment Only

Always looking to purchase fine, rare, antiquarian books and old libraries, as well as, all manner of vintage ephemera.

Member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA), Florida Bibliophile Society, and Society of Florida Archivists.

Kitchen Garden Books

Lynn Nelson

24357 U.S. Hwy. 331 S.,

Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

(850) 622-1077

Email: kitchengardenbooks@yahoo.com

Website: OnFoodandHistory

OPEN SHOP

10am-2:00pm Tuesday-Saturday or by Appointment. 

Specialties: Antiquarian Cookery Books, Southern Cooking & Gardening, Currier & Ives Lithographs & Literature 6000 Out of Print Rare Collectible hardcover volumes.

 

Certified Culinary Professional CCP Emeritus

Emerald Coast Antique Dealers Association. 

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Liberty Book Store, ABAA/ILAB/IOBA

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Thorne Donnelley DBA

4237 East Main Street

Jupiter, FL 33458

(561) 906-5399

By Appointment Only.

Email: thorne@libertybookstore.com

Website: www.libertybookstore.com 

Liberty Book Store, in West Palm Beach, Florida, is an online (and by appointment) an antiquarian bookstore that buys and sells rare and interesting books. Association Copies, Florida History & Authors, Books with a story, 17th, 18th & early 19th century English language books.

The Muse Book Shop

Janet Bollum

112 S. Woodland Blvd., 

DeLand, FL 32720

(386) 734-0278

Email: janet@themusebookshop.com

Website: www.themusebookshop.com

 

OPEN SHOP

Store Hours: Monday-Wednesday 10:00-5:00, Thursday-Saturday 10:00-6:00

Specialties: Americana, Floridiana, Hispanic, Children’s, Illustrated, General Stock. 50,000 books.

 

 

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Lighthouse Books, ABAA/ILAB

Michael Slicker

14046 5th Street

Dade City, FL  33525

(727) 822-3278

Available for Appraisals.

Email: LighthouseBooksABAA@gmail.com

Website: www.OldFloridaBookStore.com

OPEN SHOP

Store Houres:Tuesday through Saturday, 11 am - 6 pm

Specialties: General Antiquarian, with a broad assortment of 95,000 books; Americana; Florida & Caribbean History; Military History; Rare & Unusual; Maps & Prints; Ephemera & Postcards;

 

 

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The Miami Memorabilia Company

Seth H. Bramson

330 N.E. 96th St.,

Miami, FL 33138

(305) 757-1016

Email: sbramson@bellsouth.net

By Appointment or at  Shows.

Specialties: U.S. Transportation Memorabilia, Floridiana, US Travel & Destination Material, US Postcards & Ephemera. 1,000 books,

5,000 paperback, 1 million other items.

The Miami Memorabilia Company is the largest collection of Florida East Coast Railway and Florida transportation memorabilia in the world and the largest private collection of Miami memorabilia and Floridiana in private hands (private as opposed to the museums) in the country.

 

 

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New World Maps, Inc.

Karen & Charlie Neuschafer,; Cynthia Newman

PO Box 541389,

Lake Worth, FL 33454

(561) 642-9705

Email: sales@newworldmaps.com

Web Site: www.newworldmaps.com 

By Appointment & Mail Order; Map & Book Fairs;

Specialties: Original Antique & Collectible Maps & Atlases, including Gas Station and Oil Company Road Maps, Official State Highway Maps, Vintage Topographic Maps, Civil War Maps, National Geographic Maps, Pocket Maps, and Railroad, Steamship, Airline, Subway, Bus, and Streetcar Maps. Plus, a wide range of Paper Ephemera, Postcards, Travel Brochures, Books, Pamphlets, and More.

 

 

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Old Bag Lady Books

Madlyn Blom 

PO Box 5407,

Sun City Center, FL 33571-5407

(239) 222-7949

Email: OldBagLadyBooks@gmail.com

8:00am-8:00pm EST. 

Internet, Mail Order & by Appointment.

Specialties: African-Americana, Special Bindings, American History, Travel, Ephemera, Post Cards.

4000 books + Ephemera. 

 

 

Robert A. Hittel, Bookseller

Robert A. Hittel

PO Box 11745,

Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33339

(954) 563-1752

Email: info@hittelbk.com

Website: www.hittelappraisals.com 

 

Appraisals.

Accredited Senior Appraiser American Society of Appraisers,
Certified Appraiser of the International Society of Appraisers.

Specialties: Art, First Editions, Fine Bindings. 5,000 books.

About Robert A. Hittel, ASA, ISA CAPP
I never know what I might see, but I usually see amazing things every day. I’ve worked in houses, apartments, warehouses, offices, banks, vaults, and government facilities. My work has taken me onto yachts, inside wine cellars and out in the sun. I work with attorneys, investors, bankers, auctioneers, flea market and antique dealers, collectors, artists, restorers, government workers and other appraisers.
 

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Shelf Indulgence Used Book Cafe

Nichole Snyder

2805 N. Tamiami Trail,

Sarasota, Florida 34234

(941) 260-5326

​Web Site: www.shelfindulgenceusedbooks.com

 

OPEN SHOP

Store Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-7pm;

Sunday 10am-5pm

We are Sarasota's only Used Bookstore and Coffee Shop!

 

Proudly brewing Latitude 23.5 coffee and teas and serving up fresh pastries and lunch items daily. Offering collectible science fiction  and fantasy, signed books, first editions and general stock.

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Sleuth Books

Steve Bolter

8 Flagler Dr.,

Palm Coast, FL 32137

(813) 917-4485

Email: sleuthbks@hotmail.com

By Appointment only.

 

OPEN SHOPS

Located at Webb’s Antique Mall (I-75 south of Lake City, FL.) and

Avonlea Antique Mall in Jacksonville.

Specialties: Juvenile Series, Children’s Illustrated, Mystery, Modern First Editions, Sports, Florida History.

15,000 books .

Solaria Bookstore

Dillon Baldwin

Lakeland, FL  33803

(352) 409-2572

EMAIL: dillonjbaldwin@gmail.com

Specialties:

Vintage Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Tippecanoe Antiques Trader

Susan Mick

819 E Park Ave #5

Tallahassee FL 32301

 

shmick@talstar.com

 

By appointment only. Exhibiting at various antique shows.

Specialties: Florida History, and Unusual Topics & Titles, Natural History, Early Printed Material including prints, maps , documents, botanical and aviary plates.

Available for Estate Collection Assessments and Appraisals.

Tomberg Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB

Andrea Tomberg

11506 Claymont Circle

Windermere, Florida 34786

(203) 223-5412

EMAIL: info@tombergrarebooks.com

WEB SITE: www.tombergrarebooks.com 

We specialize in the preservation of 20th and 21st century cultural movements, focusing on traditionally marginalized communities.

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The Unbound Bookery

Sandra Silverman

1026 S Florida Ave,

Lakeland FL 33803

(863) 670-0110

 

EMAIL: bookerybabe@gmail.com

​WEBSITE: https://www.theunboundbookery.com/

OPEN SHOP

Specialties:

Antique, Collectible and Vintage Books

We are a quaint and cozy bungalow housing a bookshop like no other offering a unique selection of antique, vintage, used and new books as well as services related to locating hard-to-find book. We are proudly independent and woman owned. Visit us locally and online.

 

WhalonBooks

Matt and Rebecca Whalon

Lakeland FL 33803

(813) 484-0324

 

EMAIL: whalonbooks@gmail.com

Specialties:

Children's Series, First Editions, Space / NASA, Military and Naval History

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Wild Hills Books

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Sean Donnelly
Largo, Florida
813-380-7993


Email: sdonnelly_bookseller@yahoo.com
By Appointment Only

Selling online since 1997.

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Abe Books

Biblio

eBay

Specialties: American and British literature, with a particular interest in science fiction, horror, and mysteries, 1880-1960. Private press books. Vintage paperbacks. Ephemera and manuscript material.

Associate Membership

InkQ Rare Books IOBA

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Yoonjeong Lee
3205 Deep Springs Drive
Plano TX 75025 Suite 160
(214) 809-3362

Manager: Blake Thompson
214-707-8994
Info.inkqnabula@gmail.com


Email: inkqnabula@gmail.com

Specialities: Literature, General Stock, Firsts, Illustrated, Fine Bindings, and Ephemera

Vivian Moore Bookseller

Vivian & Tom Moore

PO Box 55, Cumming, GA  30028

(678) 677-6514

Email: pibookie@aol.com

Website:  Click Here

 

Specialties: General Stock with an Emphasis on Florida,

Americana, Children's, Civil War, & Ephemera.

2,000 Books by Internet & Mail Order

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