We specialize in modern first editions, with an emphasis on women authors, African American writers and history, multicultural literature including  works in translation  – plus genre fiction: mystery, detective & suspense and  science fiction, fantasy & horror.  We also have a large selection of poetry & literary journals, and children’s & illustrated books, and vintage juvenile series.

Our books range from  rare and antiquarian to collectible first editions to just plain used reading copies, with a focus on uncommon and out-of-print books,  authors’ first books,  new books by small press publishers, and books by authors who are interesting writers, but not frequently collected.   We also carry many vintage  paperback originals &  digest & pulp magazines. We have thousands of books signed or inscribed by the author, across all genres.

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Some recent  comments from our customers:  “Thank you so much for this beautiful copy. . I’m not sure where to begin other than telling you how much I appreciated the strong, secure packing and prompt delivery, the discount on future orders, and the ease with which you’ve made it possible for me to send my business to you again.”

“Received —  this afternoon. Don’t know how you could part with it. It’s in much better shape than I deserve at such a good price.
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I look forward to receiving my latest order of vintage boy juveniles. Your website with its detailed information on each text and extensive catalog of vintage boy juveniles is outstanding.