Austin Abbey Rare Books
P. O. Box 293, Mount Vernon, VA 22121
Hours: By Appointment
Specializing in Illustrated Books and Decorative Bindings of the 19th Century and the Fin de Siècle; Private Press and Americana. Used and Antiquarian books bought and sold. Out of print book searches. Internet, mail order or telephone inquiries welcome.
Friends of Sherwood Library Bookstore
2501 Sherwood Hall Lane, Alexandria, VA 22306
Hours: Mon-Thu, 10-9; Fri, 10-6; Sat, 10-5; Sun, 1-5
Featuring over 15,000 donated general interest books and media items. We have some new, gift quality, and rare books as well as an impressive selection of children's books, military history, and biography. Additional rooms with books are open on the second floor every Wednesday from 1-4 and the first Saturday of every month from 10-4. All books are sorted and shelved on two floors at the Sherwood Regional Library. We give a free book to every child and every senior. We sell selected books of higher value on our Amazon site, Friends of Sherwood Library. All proceeds support the programs and services of the library.
Edward N. Bomsey Autographs, Inc. ABAA, PADA
7317 Farr Street, Annandale, VA 22003
Original, authentic signed letters, documents, photographs, and books from American and international personalities of significance in all areas of human endeavor.
Internet, mail order, or by appointment.
2731 Arrington Road, Arrington, VA 22922
Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5, please call for directions
434-263-8671; (800) 722-2460
Ornithology and natural history; New, used, out-of-print, antiquarian.
Berryville Old Book Shop
7 East Main St., Berryville, VA 22611
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 12-5, Evenings & Sundays by chance
The finest bookshop in historic Clarke County, we are a medium sized
bookshop with over 15,000 handpicked titles and a bookstore cat. A
delightful assortment for all readers, with emphasis on history, WWII,
Civil War, Virginia history, cooking, gardening, children's books and
more. Less than an hour from the Capitol Beltway (I495) via Dulles Toll
Rd., Dulles Greenway, and Rt. 7 West. Ten minutes from I-81.
HORSE BOOKS PLUS LLC
5292 Slate Mills Road, Boston, VA 22713
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-6, Sunday 12-6
90% Out-of-Print & Hard-to-Find with an emphasis on Horse Sports and Children's books. Large quantity of good general stock divided into easy to browse or search catalogs at our website. Receive 10% off any in-stock purchase by typing: HBP in the coupon code box at www.HorseBooksPlus.com Free Book Search Service, any topic, any time.
Blue Whale Books
115 West Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22902
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11-6, Friday and Saturday 11-9; Longer Summer Hours
Art, architecture, and scholarly books; antiquarian maps and prints.
The Book Broker
114 Bollingwood Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Hours: By appointment, by internet and by mail
Virginiana. Appraisal services for estate, insurance and tax purposes.
Clover Hill Books
P.O. Box 8372, Charlottesville, VA 22906
Hours: Internet or mail and phone inquiry
Modern British and American literature, poetry, little magazines, literary ephemera. Some gardening titles.
Franklin Gilliam: Rare Books, ABAA
218 West South St., Charlottesville, VA 22902
Hours: Monday-Saturday 12-6 or by chance or appointment. A call ahead is advisable.
Americana, law to 1870, English and American literature, food and wine, manuscripts, printed ephemera, books about books.
Heartwood Books, ABAA
5 Elliewood Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Hours: Used: Monday-Saturday 10-6, Sunday 12-5, Rare: By chance or appointment
General, scholarly, Americana, literature, Thomas Jefferson
Oakley's Gently Used Books
112 West Main St. #9, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Hours: Monday, Wednesday-Saturday 10-6, and By Chance or Appointment
16,000 carefully selected books. General stock, science fiction, history, children’s. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Oakleysgentlyused
Oliver &. Co. Books
1417 Ricky Rd., Charlottesville, VA 22901
Hours: By Appointment
Literary first editions; Hemingway, Faulkner, Steinbeck, Joyce, Fitzgerald, T.S. Eliot, Thomas Wolfe, etc.
Read It Again, Sam
214 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Summer Hours: Sunday-Wednesday 10-7, Thursday-Saturday 10-9
Winter Hours: Daily 10-5; additional hours by appt or chance
Mystery, military, art, and good selections in all other areas; buy and sell fine used books
P.O. Box 2459, Chester, VA 23831
Hours: By appointment
Antique maps, antiquarian books with maps, map reference books, globes, prints.
Dalley Book Service
90 Kimball Lanes, Christiansburg, VA 24073
Hours: By Appointment
Civil War, Southeast Asia, Theology, Vietnam War, and Virginiana
Hole in the Wall Books
905. W. Broad Street, Falls Church, VA 22046
Hours: Monday-Friday 10-8, Saturday & Sunday 10-6
Beck's Antiques & Books
708 Caroline St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Hours: Noon-5:00 Seven Days a Week
Virginia, Civil War, architecture, art and antiques
805 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Hours: Nice Weather: Monday-Saturday 10-9, Sunday 12-5; Cold Weather: Monday-Saturday 10-6, Sunday 12-5
General selection of nearly 30,000 volumes on 3 levels plus an additional 25,000 available online only. A bookstore for readers and collectors. Constantly changing stock, but with an emphasis on American history, Fine bindings, Benjamin Franklin and early Americana. Quite a large section of current literary fiction at $5/volume and several thousand kids books in great condition. Vintage movie posters and Hollywood stills, a smattering of maps and ephemera. We buy books every day - single volumes or entire libraries. Located in historic downtown Fredericksburg.
Royal Oak Bookshop
207 S. Royal Ave. (Rt. 340), Front Royal, VA 22630
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-6, Sunday 12-5
General stock, with Virginia, Civil War, children's featured in used, sale, collectible; also new books in featured collections.
6670 Main Street, Gloucester Courthouse, VA 23061
Hours: Tuesdays-Saturdays 10:30-5:30
General stock of 15,000 hardcover books in VG condition plus 3 Rare Book Rooms. Visit us in Historic Gloucester Court House.
Wilkerson Books and Prints
Toots Creek Antiques Mall, 5293 Halifax Road (Highway 501), Halifax, VA 24558
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 1-5
Fine selection of Art, Architecture, Children's, Cooking, Gardening, and Literary First Editions in the midst of an outstanding gathering of antique dealers.
The Way We Were Bookshop
32 E. Mellen Street, Hampton, VA 23663
Hours: Wednesday-Friday 10:30-4:30, Saturday 10:30-5, Sunday 12:30-4:30
10,000+ Hardbound, used and rare; very good selection of 19th and 20th century history (U.S. and World), railroading, Virginiana, and hunting/fishing/gunning.
Ye Olde Book Shoppe
7072 Northumberland Hwy, Heathsville, VA 22475
Hours: Thursday-Friday 10-4, Saturday 10-2
Opened in April 2014 by the Northumberland Public Library, they sell donated books and books the library no longer keeps in circulation. There are thousands of books ranging from children's stories to antique novels to unique table top display books. There is a coffee section, a children's corner, and a reading area.
Jerry N. Showalter, Bookseller, ABAA
P.O. Box 84, Ivy, VA 22945
Hours: By Appointment
Southeast Americana, Virginiana, Civil War, modern Southern literature
107 W. Nelson St., Lexington, VA 24450
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9-5:30, Sunday 9-3
More than 50,000 new, used, and rare books--Civil War, Virginiana, military, newspapers, local history, topos, signed books, general; out-of-print searches.
Bookshop on the Avenue
3407 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24501
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-7
Theology, Children, Science Fiction, Mystery, classics, and biography; also gift cards, chess and many others.
2236 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501
Hours: Monday-Friday 8-8, Saturday 9-7
General book store; new, used, rare, out of print, etc.; Central Virginia's largest independent book store and Lynchburg's oldest since 1976.
Spencer Alexander Used Books
P.O. Box 207, Madison, VA 22727
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 11-5, or By Appointment
Americana is our specialty, but we strive to maintain a solid selection of History, Literature, Sporting Material including Equestrian, Guns and Weaponry, Vintage Cookbooks, Architecture and Planning, and quality First Edition Fiction, all with an emphasis on out of print and hard to find material. Our Americana books also include a section that focuses on Virginia county histories, genealogies and other historic "Virginiana.”
P.O. Box 243, Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103
Hours: By appointment and regional book fairs
Specializing in signed First Edition and Limited Edition Angling Books, Literary Firsts, Rare, Collectible and Out-of-Print books to the Learned.
Whiting's Old Paper at Antique Village
10203 Chamberlayne Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 12-6, Closed Wednesdays
Paper Memorabilia. Since 1976, magazines, postcards, advertising, photos, sheet music, posters, ephemera, majority 1860s-1960s. Appraisals offered.
Michael F Robinson & Associates
P. O. Box 1947, Middleburg, VA 20118
Hours: By appointment
Specialist Appraisers: Archives, Manuscripts & Autographs, Printed Books, Prints, Historical Association Items, and related materials.
Read 'Em Again Books
4393 Kevin Walker Drive, #107, Montclair, VA 22025
Hours: By Appointment, Internet and Mail
In addition to a nice selection of Americana, children's and illustrated books, pop-ups, and unusual non-fiction, we also maintain an inventory of sheet music and ephemera. Although we don't have an open store, we do have a booth in the Antique Gallery located among the dozens of antique and specialty shops in Fredericksburg, VA at 1023 Caroline Street where we offer very reasonably priced books that are not in our on-line store.
Marninart--Rare Illustrated Art Books, ABAA
1804 Post Oak Trail, Reston, VA 20191
Hours: By Appointment, Internet, Mail Order
Marninart specializes in deluxe edition of Livres d' Artistes illustrated from the masters of 19th and 20th Century: Chagall, Matisse, Miro, Picasso, and Impressionists; important art journals such as: Verve, Derrière le Miroir, XXe Siecle are also part of the inventory.
Black Swan Books, Inc.
2601 W. Main St., Richmond, VA 23220
Hours: By appointment or by chance.
Rare books and ephemera including Antiquarian, Virginiana, Americana, Civil War, Literature and the Arts. Buying estates or individual titles. Visit us also in Staunton, Virginia at Black Swan Books and Music
536 Granite Ave., Richmond, VA 23226
Hours: Monday-Friday 10-7, Saturday 9-6, Sunday 1-5
Personal service to the extreme.
Chop Suey Books
2913 W Cary St., Richmond, VA 23221
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10-7, Friday & Saturday 10-8, Sunday 12-7
A new and used bookstore featuring Literature, Art, Photography, Design, Architecture, Poetry, Philosophy, and Counter Culture. We buy or trade every day. 10% off special orders of new books.
Deborah Evetts Book and Paper Conservation
1119 Hyde Lane, Richmond, VA 23229
Hours: By Appointment
All types of rare book, book binding and paper conservation.
6921 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA 23228
Hours: Monday 11-6, Tuesday-Friday 10-6, Saturday 10-4:30
General used (pre-enjoyed!), Civil War, Virginiana, World War II, African-American
Michael Pyron, Bookseller and Bookbinder
P.O. Box 7064, Richmond, VA 23221
Hours: By appointment
Buying and selling used and antiquarian books with an emphasis in fine press, illustrated books, Americana, literature, art and photography. Offering a range of bookbinding and book repair services; consultation and estimates are always free.
Owens & Ramsey Historical Booksellers
2728 Tinsley Drive, Richmond, VA 23235
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10-6
(804) 272-8888 or toll free (866) 808-1861
New used and rare books on the American Civil War, Virginia, the Revolution, WW I & II, and most eras of military history. Also rare paper and prints. Appraisals available, plus house calls made almost anywhere.
808 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Hours: Monday-Saturday 2PM - 7PM, Sundays optional
Books and antiques - general used and rare book store with the following added areas of emphasis: Posters (new and used Marilyn Monroe, vintage Rock and Movie and much more), Back-issue and vintage Comic Books and Underground Comix, Vinyl - records of all eras and styles, Movies, modern and vintage Pin-ups, original Comic Art and Illustration, Magazines (all kinds and all eras) including Fashion, Pulps, Science Fiction, Life, etc., plus Sculptural Shelf Stuff beyond description and Images of All Kinds!
Too Many Books
1504 Grandin Avenue, Roanoke, VA 24015
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-5:30, Sunday 1-5
General stock of antiquarian and used books with a large inventory of Virginia History, Rail, Military History, and Art. More than 40,000 books.
The Avocado Pit
2621 W Beverley St., Staunton, VA 24401
Hours: Monday through Saturday 2pm-5pm (or later), Sunday By Appointment
General used nonfiction, softcover fiction/literature. Some Genealogy. Also home to BookTrakker software. Often open on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday by noon or earlier. Look for the open sign and if good weather the flag. Best to call ahead.
1 Lawyer's Row, Staunton, VA 24401
Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10:30 to 5:30
Ten thousand interesting books, an eclectic variety in very good condition. Should you visit Staunton on the days we are closed, we will gladly open the store by appointment.
Black Swan Books and Music
1 E. Beverley St., Staunton, VA 24401
Hours: Wednesday - Saturday 11-6; Sunday 12-5
Quality used and rare books in all fields with an emphasis on local history; Civil War; literature, especially poetry & Shakespeare; and the arts, photography, art, architecture and music. Vinyl records as well, especially jazz, rock and roll, blues and indie. Buying estates or individual books or records. Visit us also at Black Swan Books in Richmond.
Captain Ahab's Rare Books
111 Rotunda Drive, Stephenson, VA 22656
Hours: By appointment only
Specialists of first editions in literature, film, art, crime, pop-culture ephemera, and zines.
Stone Soup Books
908 W. Main Street, Waynesboro, VA 22980
Hours: By Chance or Appointment, Phone or Internet.
General used and Antiquarian books with specialties in Fiction, Classics, Poetry, Spirituality, Gardening & Sustainable Living, and Vintage Children. Over 12,000 volumes in our 19th century farmhouse. Available for scouting or event book selling services.
Bertram & Williams Books and Fine Art
1459 Richmond Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Hours: Daily 10-6
Antiques, Art, Books, Collectibles, Historic paper, account books,
American history, autographs, diaries, documents, ephemera, ledgers,
letters, manuscripts, maps, post cards, photographs. Appraisals. House
Calls. Since 1974.
1304 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Hours: Monday-Friday 10-5, or By Appointment
Architecture, Virginiana and Rare Books
Hamilton's Rare Books
P. O. Box 1866, Williamsburg, VA 23187
Hours: By Appointment
Antiques, Art, Books, CollectiblesHistoric Paper, Account Books, American History, Art, Autographs, Diaries, Documents, Ephemera, Ledgers, Letters, Manuscripts, Maps, Nautical Antiques, Post Cards. Appraisals. House Calls. Since 1974.
421 A Prince George Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 12-5
Since 1977, Mermaid Books has been known for new, used, rare books,
vintage postcards and ephemera. Featuring: Virginia and Colonial
history, poetry, gardening, art and cookbooks. A large selection of
children's books, coloring books, and paper dolls.
Blue Plate Books
2257 Valley Avenue, Winchester, VA 22601
Hours: 11-7 Every Day
A clean, well lighted used bookstore offering over 50,000 general, out of print, and antiquarian books. We buy & sell gently used books. Blue Plate Books: feeding your need to read.
Cat Tail Run Hand Bookbinding
2160 Cedar Grove Road, Winchester, VA 22603
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9-5, Saturday & Sunday by appt.
Restoration and conservation services, including family Bibles and boxes. Work of note includes John Wilkes Booth's diary (for Ford's Theatre Museum), Robert E. Lee's family Bible (for Arlington House at Arlington Cemetery), and rebinding The Washington National Cathedral's pulpit Bible.
Lorne Bair Rare Books
661 Millwood Ave, Suite 206, Winchester, VA 22601
Hours: At Shows and By Appointment
American social movements.
Bookworm and Silverfish
P.O. Box 639, Wytheville, VA 24382
Hours: By appointment, internet and mail
Appraisals; Americana, Appalachia, Virginina, Civil War, trade catalogs, Technical, and 19th century sheet music. Visit our booths at Roanoke Antique Mall and Snoopers at Fort Chiswell.