Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association

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The Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association, founded in 2004, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation. Its mission is to enhance cooperation among sellers of used, rare, and antiquarian books, autographs, maps, and ephemera in Virginia and to increase awareness of the book trade in our state.

VABA represents a full spectrum of Virginia booksellers, including online merchants and by-appointment dealers.  Visit Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association online

Black Swan Books, Inc.

Richmond, Virginia, United States

We are a bricks-and-mortar bookshop located at a busy corner on Main Street in Richmond, Virginia. In 1997 Nicholas Cooke established Black Swan Books in Richmond Virginia and in 2012 James Cooke joined the family business opening Black Swan Books…

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Blue Whale Books, ABAA

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Blue Whale Books has been in business as a click-and-mortar store since 1994. We have a wide selection of paperback fiction, scholarly hardcovers, and many collectible or rare books. Please note that only a tiny percentage of our books are…

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Buteo Books

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Arrington, Virginia, United States

Buteo Books specializes in ornithology books; we stock a comprehensive selection of new, used, and out-of-print books on birds and birdwatching, over 5,000 titles. Several catalogs are issued anually and may be found on our web site: www.buteobooks.com

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Captain Ahab's Rare Books

Stephenson, Virginia, United States

Founded in 2010, Captain Ahab's Rare Books specializes in first editions of literature, genre fiction, film-related books and ephemera, zines, manuscript and archival material.

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Franklin Gilliam :: Rare Books

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Charlottesville , Virginia, United States

Orders accepted by telephone, facsimile or e-mail. Payments may be made by Mastercard or Visa, or by check in U.S. funds. Virginia residents please add 5.3% sales tax. New customers unknown to us, please send check with order. Libraries will…

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GIVENS BOOKS

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Lynchburg, Virginia, United States

New, used and rare books as well as educational toys and teaching supplies.

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Lorne Bair Rare Books

Winchester, Virginia, United States

Lorne Bair Rare Books specializes in books on 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…

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Marninart, Inc (ABAA-ILAB)

RESTON, Virginia, United States

Marninart Rare Art Books is an antiquarian library specializes in deluxe edition of livres d'artistes by; Chagall, Matisse, Picasso, and Impressionists; art journal such as: Verve, Derriere le Miroir, XXe siecle, are also part of our collection. Marninart is members…

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Read 'Em Again Books, ABAA

Montclair, Virginia, United States

We always have an inventory of unique Americana on hand, that is, we keep a selection of personal narratives such as diaries, work journals, correspondence collections, photograph albums, scrapbooks, and similar items that shed light on some aspect of North…

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Royal Oak Bookshop

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Front Royal, Virginia, United States

We opened Royal Oak Bookshop in 1975 in the first two rooms of the old house and soon added room three to the retail space. We later added the one-level masonry building next door by joining the two buildings at…

Stone Soup Books

Waynesboro, Virginia, United States

Stone Soup Books, located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in downtown Waynesboro, Virginia offers brick and mortar book shopping by appointment, personalized bookselling, book scouting services, & event bookselling services. We love to connect books with people…

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The Avocado Pit

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Staunton, Virginia, United States

General stock, mostly nonfiction.