Bookstores in District of Columbia

Antiquarian Book Shop

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

At The Antiquarian Book Shop, located in Georgetown - an historic neighborhood of Washington, D.C. we have been buying, selling & appraising rare, interesting and scholarly books in Georgetown for more than 30 years. Over those many years we have taken great pleasure from satisfying our customers' eclectic literary requirements in the shop and hope to continue in that tradition now that we have moved our operation on-line.Currently, our catalogued inventory includes about 4,000 books from the sixteenth century through the twentieth century in a variety of subject areas. Our stock comprises antiquarian books, collectible books and scholarly books, as well as a selection of antique prints and ephemera.The books listed here represent only a small portion of our total inventory. We are in the process of cataloguing the extensive holdings in our warehouse (15,000+ books) and hope to flesh out these pages over the months to come. Our new format allows us to expand & update our listings frequently. We have included images of many items listed to better convey their quality and condition.

architecture urbanism art

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Books in the areas of architecture, urbanism, art, archeology and related.

Bartlebys Books

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Bartleby's Books specializing, since 1984, in Americana and general antiquarian material, including books, archives, and ephemera.

Capitol Hill Books

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Capitol Hill Books is a used bookstore in the Eastern Market neighborhood of Washington, DC. We have three floors of quality used books, first editions, and rare books.

Charnice Milton Community Bookstore

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Charnice Milton Community Bookstore is a literacy oasis in a book desert, helping local youth build home libraries and promoting literature-related events. Titles are currently limited due to pandemic conditions. Store operations on hold. In general: We offer free books to young people, sell books local adults for nominal fees, and maintain an on-line store to support our literacy efforts, focusing on east of the Anacostia in DC. Launched in May 2017, the project honors the memory of slain journalist Charnice A. Milton (6/19/87- 5/27/15). Some books available at Busboys and Poets, just down MLK Avenue.

CP Librairie

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

We collect art and architecture books.

De Simone Company, Booksellers

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

De Simone Company is presently offering rare books, manuscripts, illustrated books, broadsides, and ephemera documenting American history during the 19th century. We encourage you to visit our website where you will find numerous catalogues listing our offering. Visit Simone Company also specializes in early Italian books and manuscripts, mostly in the fields of social science, history, antiquarian bibliography and illustrated books. The Company has a particular interest in books, manuscripts, ephemera printed in, or about, the history of Ferrara, Italy and is always interested in purchasing book on the subject.In January of 2017, Daniel De Simone retired from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D. C as the Eric Weinmann Librarian, where he directed the operations of the Central Library. De Simone came to the Folger from the Library of Congress after serving as the Curator of the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division for 14 years.Before his appointment as Rosenwald Curator in 2000, he operated his own New York based bookselling business for 22 years. Since retirement he has begun bookselling once again and is again a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. He is also a member of the Grolier Club, NY, the Association Internationale de Bibliophile, Paris, and the Print Council of America.


Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Rare Books , Fast Shipping, Customer Satisfaction

Delirium Comics

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

We are a small internet based shop specializing in Comic Books, Manga, and other Pop Culture and Geek Culture Items.

Distinctive Manner

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Distinctive Manner. Your destination for tasteful antiques.

Duran Book Sales

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Seller of rare books who prioritizes customer service by being responsive and packaging and shipping books with care.

Frognall's Books

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

L.N. Golay Books

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

L.N. Golay Books, an operation selling online and through catalogs and e-lists since 2012, joined the ABAA in 2021.

M&J Books

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Primarily first editions of novels, non-fiction, mysteries, and art books.

Military Books

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

INVENTORY covers all varieties of Military History: American, British, European. All time periods, but predominantly 19th & 20th Centuries. Also reference works on small arms, artillery, aircraft, warships, uniforms etc. Catalogues of new inventory issued periodically: to subscribed send me a request by e mail.


washington, District of Columbia, United States

Saving the world, one book at a time!

Silver in the Diner

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

"Silver in the Diner" is the definitive guide to railroad dining car silver serving pieces. Available direct from the author, John M. Fowler.

Snickersnee Press

Washington, DC, District of Columbia, United States

Snickersnee Press publishes an illustrated and annotated series of compilations of the lost literary journalism of Ben Hecht and his artistic milieu, locating and selecting from the 425 stories he wrote in his 1001 Afternoons in Chicago stories for the Chicago Daily News in the 1920s. The researcher, annotator and designer of the oblong books is Washington DC resident and research consultant Florice Whyte Kovan, whose work to find the 400 stories was supported by a study facility award at the Library of Congress.

Vol I in the Rediscovering Ben Hecht series is Selling the Celluloid Serpent, a compilation of Hecht's stories and interviews concerning the silent movie trade in Chicago. Vol II is Art & Architecture on 1001 Afternoons in Chicago, is out of print and is now available in limited edition (200) paperback reprints. Each volume was initiated with an artist book designed by Kovan, Cover art for all editions of Vol II is by Washington DC paper artist Shelia Crider.

Terry Painter

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia, United States

Estate collection consisting of business interest books in many different subject areas

the trader

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

the_trader specializes in hard to find fiction and non-fiction.