Bookstores in Maryland

Ground Zero Books

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Founded and operated by trained historians, Ground Zero Books, Ltd., has for over 30 years served scholars, collectors, universities, and all who are interested in military and political history.

Much of our diverse stock is not yet listed on line. If you can't locate the book or other item that you want, please contact us. We may well have it in stock. We welcome your want lists, and encourage you to send them to us.

19th Century Rare Book and Photograph Shop

Stevenson, Maryland, United States

Important books, manuscripts, and photographs representing mankind's greatest achievements.

2Vbooks

Derwood, Maryland, United States

Alien Bindings

BALTIMORE, Maryland, United States

Welcome to Alien Bindings, your premier online bookshop located in Baltimore, proudly serving book lovers and scholars for over two decades. We specialize in offering an extensive collection of books dedicated to the sciences, making us a go-to destination for enthusiasts and professionals alike. Our broad range of subjects includes the physical sciences, astronomy, mathematics, computer science, the social sciences, and medicine. Moreover, we also take pride in our vast assortment of antiquarian books and history-related titles, catering to the curiosity of history enthusiasts.

At Alien Bindings, we are committed to preserving the environment and reducing our ecological impact. We run a clean, green business, striving to make a positive contribution to the planet. To achieve this, we embrace sustainable practices in our packaging and shipping procedures. Whenever possible, we reuse clean materials for packaging, ensuring that books are well-protected during transit. Custom-made boxes are crafted from clean cardboard, and printed labels are produced using recycled paper. Additionally, we utilize recycled plastic or bubble wrap to create a weather-proof barrier for your orders.

To further minimize our carbon footprint, we take a conscious approach to delivery. Instead of relying on traditional transportation methods, we opt for a more eco-friendly approach. Our team diligently drops off packages at the local post office via foot or cycle, reducing emissions and contributing to a cleaner environment.

With Alien Bindings, you can indulge in your passion for reading while knowing that you are supporting a sustainable business that cares deeply about the planet. Whether you are seeking a rare find in the sciences or exploring the depths of history, we are here to provide you with a memorable and environmentally-conscious book-buying experience. Thank you for choosing Alien Bindings, where knowledge and sustainability come together harmoniously.

Allen's Bookshop

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

We are located in historic Waverly north of center city. We have been at our current location since 1990. We are on the 2nd floor of 416 East 31st Street

Arbutus Books

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Retired person selling from home. Selling a small number of books in the $50 - $200 range for a local charity

B is for Book

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Online bookseller for more than 20 years

Back Creek Books LLC, ABAA/ILAB

Annapolis, Maryland, United States

We buy and sell quality used and out-of-print books, with an emphasis on Americana, Military and Naval History, and Nautical material. But we have many good books in a variety of subjects. We are located in historic Annapolis, Maryland.

Bayside Books of Maryland, IOBA

Sykesville, Maryland, United States

Bayside Books of Maryland is an online-only store, and has been operating since 2001. I believe in accurately identifying both edition and condition. I am a book collector myself, and understand the importance of complete and honest descriptions.

Boards and Wraps

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

We are an independent bookseller in Baltimore. We carry everything from antiquarian books to current best sellers (sometimes signed!) to collectible children's books to academic books and textbooks. We pack our books carefully and ship them quickly.

Books from the Crypt

N. Potomac, Maryland, United States

Out of Print, Rare and collectible SF, Fantasy, and Horror books, pulps, and comics. Mail order only. Free Booksearch. Visit us at www.booksfromthecrypt.com. Thousands of rare and unusual books, pulps, magazines, convention materials, fanzines and comics are available at our website. Cover scans are available upon request; many items already scanned with online links. If the "Click to View" links we've provided aren't working, try through our website www.booksfromthecrypt.com.

Bookshop Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

We have many thousands of books in stock, all topics, various languages, plus many more yet to catalogue. Book lists wants are accepted. Feel free to ask us any questions anytime.

Bren-Books.com

Rockville, Maryland, United States

Bren-Books.Com specializes in first edition books specializing in Classic fiction, books made into films and mysteries. We also carry many SIGNED books both in fiction & non-fiction.

Brian Cassidy Bookseller at Type Punch Matrix

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Brian Cassidy Bookseller is the counterculture department of Type Punch Matrix, a rare book firm founded in 2019 by Rebecca Romney and Brian Cassidy. BCB @ TPM specializes in the avant garde in all its various guises, including: The Beats; artists' books; poetry; small journals and magazines (especially those associated with the Mimeo Revolution); modern and contemprary art; photography; music; archives and appraisals; as well as vernacular, folk, and outsider books of all kinds. We are always looking to purchase books within my areas of interest, from single titles to collections. Please inquire. We are open by appointment and are easily accessible by public transit.

Calliopebooks

Potomac, Maryland, United States

We are a small online bookstore operating since 1999. We specialize in uncommon and unusual natural history books but also have a large selection of non-fiction topics. We package your orders carefully and ship promptly.

Charm City Books

Monkton, Maryland, United States

I sell mostly Modern First Editions. Most of my inventory is Hand Signed First Edition/First Printing Hardcovers. I also carry a collection of Brand New & Like New, Signed and Unsigned Franklin Library & Easton Press Books. I will accept offers on any book I have. If your offer is accepted, you are committed to buy. I will then reduce the price of the item ON THIS SITE so you can purchase the item or book on this site using their check-out...

Cheswolde Booksellers

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Cheswolde Booksellers is a Maryland-based online bookseller specializing in literature, American history, mysteries, Judaica, and the arts.

Chuff Books

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Solo seller based in DC Metro Area!All of my books are personally packed & shipped by me.

Dale A. Sorenson

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Used and rare books of quality in all subjects.

Denali Bay LLC

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Denali Bay specializes in delivering antique, vintage, and rare books to our customers. We offer high-quality products worthy of displaying, collecting, or just enjoying. Many are first editions and some are signed by the authors. Shop Denali Bay now for a great experience.

Dewey Books PTMD

Port Tobacco, Maryland, United States

Dewey Books PTMD sells new and used books and ships via USPS Monday thru Friday, excluding holidays.

Dorley House Books

Hagerstown, Maryland, United States

We sell Rare, out-of-print, uncommon, & used BOOKS, PRINTS, MAPS, DOCUMENTS, AND EPHEMERA. We do not sell ebooks, print on demand, or other reproduced materials. Each item you see here is individually described and imaged. We welcome further inquiries, but prefer email rather than phone calls.

EKER Books

bryantown, Maryland, United States

EKER BOOKS-ONLINE BOOKSTORE

Eric Balkan

GAITHERSBURG, Maryland, United States

online garage sale

Firehouse Antiques

Galena, Maryland, United States

Located in Galena, Maryland, the business was started thirty years ago in a repurposed firehouse. In the intervening years, the business has grown to include clients from most of the United States. The business model has always been based on providing the best quality of merchandise in many categories: eighteenth and nineteenth century furniture and accessories, American and continental, silver, jewelry, art, architectural, garden, and unusual folk art. As an antique center, we also represent additional quality dealers.

Gothic Keats Press

Chesapeake Beach, Maryland, United States

Gothic Keats Press publishes books of fine literature, including full-length collections of poetry, works of fiction, literary nonfiction, and academic essays. Our first book, A Ride Through Faerie & Other Poems (2021), by our author Clay Franklin Johnson, was published in honour of our beloved poet John Keats on the bicentennial year of his tragic death in 1821.

Grinning Cat Books

Potomac, Maryland, United States

Jump down the rabbit hole with us and check out our amazing collection of rare and unique books and literary inspired art! Our mission is to make rare book collecting an engaging, fun, and accessible experience for everyone. All too often collecting can be an intimidating, bewildering, and seemingly "exclusive" past time. It shouldn't be! Our store and "Cheshire's Club" community is as welcoming to curious first-timers as to seasoned collectors, and we reward you for purchases and many other activities. So, whether you're adding to a large library, starting your first collection, investing, searching for a special gift, or simply buying for personal pleasure, you'll find the help, information you need, and wonderful options for every budget and occasion!

gStrum

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Online seller since 2004 specializing in art books

Harry's Books

Columbia, Maryland, United States

Specializing in East Asia, history, social work, sociology and psychology books

Heritage Books, Inc.

Berwyn Heights, Maryland, United States

Genealogical book publisher and distributor with over 35 years of experience in delighting customers. We have over 9,500 books in print and over 5,000 books from other publishers.

JkBooks

Still Pond, Maryland, United States

Book collector turns into Book selling

Kisselburg Military Books

Potomac, Maryland, United States

20,000 rare and used books in military history, primarily on the Second World War

Liber Antiquus

Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States

Liber Antiquus sells early printed books (15th to 18th century) and early manuscripts in a number of fields. We have been in business for 22 years and are a member of ABAA and ILAB.

Lloyd the Book

Damascus, Maryland, United States

On-line sales, offering a select stock of books with concentrations in theater, poetry, fiction, lit crit, history, and fantasy. I have been selling new, remaindered, and used books at various venues since 1986.

Marian Chace Foundation

Columbia, Maryland, United States

Bookselling department of the non-profit Marian Chace Foundation

Midnight Books

Frederick, Maryland, United States

Midnight Books specializes in hard-to-find books in high demand by collectors. This includes (but is not limited to) vintage and antiquarian titles, signed first editions and scarce ephemera. All books offered come with an unconditional, lifetime guarantee of authenticity.

Out of this World Books

Hagerstown, Maryland, United States

I specialize in rare/out of print books - scifi, fantasy, horror, mystery, and classics. Every item has a photo; story lists are available for all anthologies. I also have a small collection of textbooks, self-help and religious books.

Paper Garden Books

Severna Park, Maryland, United States

Paper Garden Books is a family owned & managed online used bookstore created in 2017 by Doris & Steve Smith so that their only son, Jacob, could be gainfully and purposely employed. Jacob is severely impacted by autistic behavior, expressive & receptive speech delay, anxiety, sensory processing disorder & immune dysregulation since age 3. While Jacob has gotten older & taller, his love of all kinds of books has never changed. Books allow Jacob to explore his world without leaving the safety of his home. Paper Garden Books - 'growing a future from the books of your past'.

Piscataway & Potomac Books

Silesia, Maryland, United States

Virtual Book Store

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.

R Sharman

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Individual collector/reseller.

rarefirstscom

Charlotte Hall, Maryland, United States

RAREFIRSTS.COM specializes in affordable quality first editions/first printings of both classic and contemporary literature. Our pricing is very competitive and our quality will exceed your expectations. We help build great literature collections for both individuals and institutions. Our stock of both classic and contemporary literature is too large to list all titles...so query us if you don't see what you need or want. If its not in inventory, we generally can obtain a quality copy very quickly for you...and at a reasonable price. Our founder is a former journalist and newspaper publisher who, in his second career, retired after 31 years at the Library of Congress where he was an administrator of a national library service for individuals who are blind or physically handicapped. RAREFIRSTS.COM offers quality literature with professional integrity at very reasonable prices.

Robert Harper Books LLC

Hyattsville, Maryland, United States

Used bookstore in Hyattsville, MD 20781. 25,000 used books, cds and dvds for sale. Readings and live music.

Roving Eye Books

SIlver Spring, Maryland, United States

The Roving Eye Books has an inventory of specialized art, cinema, children's picture books and vintage books for general readers.

Royal Books, Inc.

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.

Second Hand Prose, Inc.

Fulton, Maryland, United States

General Stock Used Books. Second Hand Prose, Inc. has been selling exclusively on the Internet On-line since 1999. Our retail brick and mortar store front in Highland Maryland was closed in 1998. We accept returns at P.O. Box 203 in Fulton MD 20759. Our Business address is our Residence in Laurel MD 20723.

Second Story Books, ABAA

Rockville, Maryland, United States

DC's Oldest Rare and Used Bookstore, Second Story Books operates two open shops in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. We have a large internet presence including this website, Amazon, and Ebay, accredited appraisals member ASA, and an in house book binder. For more information go to www.secondstorybooks.com

SequiturBooks

Boonsboro, Maryland, United States

Sequitur Books is an independent academic bookstore. We pride ourselves on a thought provoking selection, with extensive collections in philosophy, history, social science, African studies, Near Eastern studies, and physical science. Our motto, "For every person, a good book!"

Shady Hill Books

Bethesda, Maryland, United States

A book is a gift you can open again and again -- Garrison Keillor

Southern Maryland Books

Waldorf, Maryland, United States

Online seller of Books

Station North Books

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

I grade conservatively, personally inspecting all the books and trying to describe their condition so you have no surprises. I aim to underpromise and overdeliver. My best feedback is the (more than) one that says, "Better than described!" I have been collecting books for years and sharing story and ideas as an English teacher since 1987. Ned at NedSparrow.com

Summer’s Day Books

Fairplay, Maryland, United States

Online bookstore with general stock

T. A. Borden Books

Olney, Maryland, United States

T. A. Borden Books has been in business since 1987. We carry books in all fields, primarily academic and specialized titles.

Talbot Books

Easton, Maryland, United States

Talbot Books is a private collection of primarily art and art history, philosophy, children's books, and rare books.

The Book Escape

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

We are a privately owned used and new book store located in the historic Federal Hill neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. We have over 40,000 books in our store. Our inventory includes a large variety of subjects and authors. We take pride in our careful shipping practices. We ship in boxes and not envelopes to protect our books. When available we use recycled or recycleable materials to securely pack and ship our books to you. If you are ever in Baltimore please come by our store. We love visitors!

The Kelmscott Bookshop

Savage, Maryland, United States

Our bookshop is open by appointment only in Historic Savage Mill. We specialize in artists' books, private press, William Morris, and general rare and antique books.

The Last Work Bookstore

Mt. Airy, Maryland, United States

Books With A Past is a brick-and-mortar, new and used independent bookstore in Howard County, MD. We have over 20,000 volumes!

The Rug Book Shop

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Specializing in books on Oriental rugs, Navajo blankets, Asiatic textiles. In business since 1976; we are one of two booksellers in the US with the specialty in Oriental rugs and with a large stock of out of print and imported books. A limited stock of other books: mysteries, general fiction, history and travel. We are shipping now generally twice a week and unless otherwise requested by US media mail.

The Water Door, LLC

Rock Hall, Maryland, United States

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Tiber Books

Upperco, Maryland, United States

Specializing in scholarly non-fiction for over 30 years.

Turn and Temper Books

Rockville, Maryland, United States

Turn and Temper Books specializes in non-fiction, high quality rare books in Science, Psychology, Philosophy, Nature, Technology, Business, and related fields. We also may have the occasional modern first edition and other fiction titles. We focus on quality and condition: with few exceptions (mostly relating to antiquarian stock), all books sold are in Very Good or better condition and are highly collectible.

Type Punch Matrix

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Type Punch Matrix is a rare book firm founded by Rebecca Romney and Brian Cassidy. TPM is a member firm of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and upholds their Code of Ethics.

Vintage Images

Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

We use proceeds from book sales to subsidize donations of thousands of books to schools and libraries in the Philippines. These are distributed through the efforts of several Philippines charitable organizations in the DC area. We have sold on Amazon for over a decade with very high feedback rating.

Vintage Rescue

Halethorpe, Maryland, United States

Vintage Rescue

Viva Books

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Used and New bookstore in Brown's Arcade in downtown Baltimore Maryland. We specialize in the unexpected. Art and architecture, Theory as well as practice. Social sciences and literature, Poetry and music

Well-Stacked Books

Parkville, Maryland, United States

Erotica, Vintage Paperbacks, Pin-Up, Women's Studies, Cookbooks, Baseball, Comics, Art, Science-Fiction.

Wonder Book

Frederick, Maryland, United States

With 3 stores less than 1 hour outside the DC/Metropolitan area (1 in Gaithersburg, 1 in Frederick and 1 in Hagerstown, MD), we have the largest selection of books in the tri-state area. Wonder Book and Video has been in business since 1980 and online since 1997. We have over 1 Million books for sale on our website and another 1 Million books for sale in our 3 locations. We have a very active online inventory and as such, we can receive multiple orders for the same item. We fill those orders on a first come first serve basis, but will refund promptly any items that are out of stock. Since 1980 it has always been about the books. ALL kinds of books from 95 cent children\'s paperbacks to five figure rare and collectibles. A merging of the old and new is where we started, and it is where we are today. Our retail stores have always been places where a reader can rush in looking for a title needed for a term paper that is due the next day, or where bibliophiles can get lost \"in the stacks\" for as long as they wish. In 2002 USAToday recognized us as \"1 of 10 Great Old Bookstores\", and we have been featured in numerous other newspaper and TV stories including Washington Post and CSpan.

Zomabra, LLC

Parkton, Maryland, United States

We have approximately 5000 rare books that have been collected over the last half a century. Some of them are quite old and quite rare. We are in the process of starting to sell some of the collection, and will be adding inventory slowly over time, as we get an accurate description of each item. Please ask if you have questions, or comment if you feel there is something we missed in the description.