Bookstores specializing in Modern Literature

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Any Amount of Books

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London, Greater London, United Kingdom

Any Amount of Books is a physical bookshop on London's Charing Cross Road. We are well known for our wide ranging selection of books.Our online stock is complementary to the shop, and comprises some 18,000 books, from rare and antiquarian to niche interest. We are adding new stock online every week so its worth checking back often

Black's Fine Books & Manuscripts

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Welcome, Bienvenue, Peehtikway, Tânsi, & Aaniin to Blacks Fine Books & Manuscripts.

We are a rare book firm specializing in retrospective publications with notable strengths in Antiquarian Books, Archives, Canadiana, Culinary History, Fine Bindings, Indigenous Studies, Modern Literature, Socialism, and Slavic Studies. We actively buy-and-sell rare and out-of-print books, manuscripts, printed ephemera, personal and institutional archival collections, and other rare and unusual materials here in Canada, the United States, and Europe. Our trade is conducted chiefly online or through trade catalogues. When feasible, we will travel to examine collections of interest, particularly in areas of our specialization. We are also active in conducting monetary evaluations of select individual items, and collections for university archives, museums, and private clients. With over a decade-and-a-half of experience serving institutional and private clients alike, we are pleased to offer an eclectic, ever-changing selection of over 25,000 scarce and unique titles ranging from antiquity to the present day, only a small selection of which has been made available online. Please use our intuitive search function to search for titles of interest you may search by title, author, ISBN, or keywords. Please let us know if you are unable find what you are seeking and we would be pleased to search our extensive private inventory for you, or to assist you in acquiring it.

We warmly welcome visitors; however, our Toronto and Winnipeg studios operate by appointment only. Curated lists periodically issued.

Books Again, Inc.

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

We are an open book store with 30,000, mostly hardcover books in stock. Our hours are 10-6 EST and we are located in downtown Decatur, Georgia which is 6 miles east of Atlanta.

Chloe s Books

Loomis, California, United States

Established 1972. Selling poetry, modern literature. We are a mail order only business. Thank you.

Church Street Books

Lutterworth, Leicestershire, United Kingdom

Second-hand book dealer (formerly in a Diss Shop), with a stock of around 2000 books from modern quality literature to reference, aviation, classics and antiquarian

Dividing Line Books

Ridgewood, New York, United States

Dividing Line Books offers interesting and rare books in the fields of modern literature and counterculture, with developing specialties in artists' books, the psychedelic movement, and other avant-garde streams of the 20th century and beyond. Member IOBA.

Ernestoic Books

Clarence, New York, United States

Ernestoic Books, where you can find the most sought after Modern First Editions. As our name suggests, Ernest Hemingway is our specialty and our passion. We guarantee the condition of every book we sell. Returns may be made within 14 days of receipt for any reason. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books.

Harper's Books, Inc.

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East Hampton, New York, United States

Harper's Books, founded in 1997, is a bookshop and photography gallery located in East Hampton, New York. We are one of the world's leading dealers in photographic literature, with particular emphasis placed on association copies and landmark books presented in exceptional condition. In addition to our book business, we maintain a gallery space where photographs are exhibited in concert with books. Harper's Books is a member of the ABAA, and the only American rare book dealer chosen to exhibit yearly at Paris Photo.

Joe Staats, Bookseller

Los Angeles, California, United States

Modern Literature, Mysteries, and More!
We specialize in collectible, contemporary signed first editions. First edition means the first printing. (Later printings of the first edition are typically not printed on acid-free paper, and should be avoided by collectors.) Signatures are obtained by us in person. Inscribed books sold by us may contain a line, a phrase, or a sketch that the author has chosen to add. Our signed books are not dedicated to anybody in particular (not to your grandmother, your Aunt Gladys, your ex-lover or your former cellmate), except in the rare case of a presentation copy from an author to a noteworthy person. All our books are hardcover, unless the book is an Advance Reading Copy, Uncorrected Proof, or PBO. You can expect that the books we send you will be as described, and in a physical condition worthy of the author’s having signed them. We do not sell remainder-marked books, signed or otherwise

Lasting Words Ltd

Northampton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom

Lasting Words Limited are professional antiquarian booksellers. We are members of the PBFA and have been retailing books for over twenty years. We sell all types of books with a specialization in literature fiction., children's books, illustrated books and crime fiction. If you require any particular book then with our worldwide contacts we will endeavour to find your wants. We offer a full insurance, cataloguing and valuation service for single books to complete libraries. We also purchase quality books and will offer a fair market value for any offered. We always welcome direct contact with our customers.

Lorne Bair Rare Books

Winchester, Virginia, United States

Lorne Bair Rare Books specializes in books, mansuscripts, and printed ephemera relating to American Social History, with an emphasis on radical and utopian movements of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. We are available in our showroom by appointment, at shows, and on-line through various booksellers' sites or at our website www.lornebair.com.

MagicCarpetBooks.com

Carson City, Nevada, United States

MagicCarpetBooks.com offers used and rare books including signed and first editions. Their specialties are Modern Literature, Western Americana, Nevada, Hard-Boiled Mystery, Pulp Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Curiosa, and Counterculture.

Marvin Minkler Modern First Editions

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St Johnsbury, Vermont, United States

Marvin Minkler Modern First Editions Over 5,000 Fine Books for the Discerning Reader and/or Collector

OUTSIDER ENTERPRISES

Brockville, Ontario, Canada

OUTSIDER ENTERPRISES is a proudly Canadian, on-line only bookstore that specializes in Comics, Graphic Novels, Monster Mags, Books of Arcane Knowledge, Spoken Word Vinyl, Signed Biographies, and more. Our books are hot, collectible, priced right and ready to move. Our comics are all investor grade and guaranteed to please. Check us out. You will like what you see.

Philip Smith, Bookseller

Berkeley, California, United States

We specialize in rare and unusual items in Metaphysics and Spirituality, Literature, Art, Cinema, Social Movements, Octavo Editions, and interdisciplinary areas.

Quill & Brush

Middletown, Maryland, United States

Quill & Brush was established in 1976 by Allen & Patricia Ahearn, the authors of the well-respected reference for booksellers and collectors, Collected Books: The Guide to Identification and Values.At present the Quill & Brush is run by the Ahearns' eldest daughter, Beth Fisher. Allen is semi-retired but continues to buy, sell, and perform professional appraisals.

Raptis Rare Books

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Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service.

Royal Books, Inc.

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States

We are members of ABAA and ILAB, and specialize in First Editions of Modern Literature, Crime Fiction, Science Fiction, Music, Photography, Art, and Cinema. You may search our entire stock, get directions, or view our newest arrivals by catalog or category by going to our easy-to-use catalog homepage:

www.royalbooks.com

We are an open shop located in the midtown section of Baltimore. Check our website for directions if you are coming through the Baltimore area. We are open 10AM-6PM EST, Monday through Friday. You may email an order at any time, 24 hours a day.

Skyline Books

Forest Knolls, California, United States

Established in 1988, Skyline Books specializes in modern literature, with an emphasis on the Beat Generation, sixties counterculture, Pop Art, student activism, Fluxus, rock music, photography, signed books, Happenings, psychoactive drugs, Pop Culture, Avant-garde art, and more.

The Book Shelf

Salem, Oregon, United States

We are a online store specializing in Fishing and Hunting books, Poetry, Local Histories, Natural History, Signed Books, and Americana.

Third Season Books

Modesto, California, United States

We are a longtime internet bookseller in California with diverse interests but focusing on philosophy, spiritualism, mythology, science fiction, fantasy, nature writing, poetry, and modern literature. We are looking to buy collections.

Thomas J. Joyce And Company

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Chicago, Illinois, United States

Joyce And Company has been in business as a professional rare bookseller and appraiser since 1975. Owner Thomas Joyce was the regular book appraiser on Home & Garden TV\'s \"The Appraisal Fair\\\" program, on international broadcasts. Thomas Joyce was the co-discoverer of George Washington's personal copy of William Leybourn's 1679 edition of THE COMPLEAT SURVEYOR, from which young Washington learned some of his surveying skills at age 16. The book had vanished for nearly a century until its re-discovery in 2017. It is now back at Mt. Vernon.

Weathered Stone Books

Skreen, Sligo, Ireland

In operation since 1982 as The Winding Stair Bookshop, Dublin until 2005. Then in USA as Wandering Star Books an online bookseller also conducting appraisals for private collectors and institutions. Now back in Ireland and living in beautiful Sligo with views of the Atlantic and selling online.

Zeno's

San Francisco, California, United States

Zenosbooks.com is a secondhand and out-of-print Internet bookstore. While our stock is general, we specialize in Literature, Mysteries, Latin American Literature, African-American interest, and Translated Literature.