Heres my list of the top 10 bookstores in new york city for books on. New york citys 20 best independently owned bookstores, mapped. Specially priced books are not included in the halfprice and bag sales. Argosy book storethis midtown bookstore makes it easy to spend an entire day inside. Buy books online, new and used online bookstore from alibris. The strand is probably the most well known independent book store in new york city. These bookshops in new york have a wonderful selection of new art books, hard tofind editions and much more to keep you browsing for hours on end. Bookstores have been a dying breed in nyc thanks to rising rents, ereaders and online retailers r. Reviews on used book stores in new york, ny strand bookstore, the book cellar, bookoff, westsider rare and used books, the mysterious bookshop.
Inevitably, whats in style eventually falls out of style, and what was once unfashionable will, of course, come back around. Aug 23, 2012 whether youve got the funds to pick up some art books or not, check out these stores for cool atmospheres and great selections. Feb 01, 2018 this newly opened corner store is a usedbook lovers dream. Browse six floors containing walls and shelves full of thousands of. Indeed it couldnt be simpler to buy cheap art textbooks from our vast collection of thousands right now. We have the biggest bestsellers to the hardesttofind, outofprint rarities brought to you by thousands of booksellers around. East village books nyc we pay the highest prices for. The books homepage helps you explore earths biggest bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Books left bank books printed matter unoppressive nonimperialist bargain. New york city bookstores are among the best bookstores in the world. The choice of used books is massive thousands of classic novels and bestsellers, biographies and memoirs, selfhelp, cookbooks, childrens books, affordable textbooks for school, and outofprint titles. They focus on both new and used rare books and their. Top 10 best used book stores in new york, ny updated covid.
These bookshops in new york have a wonderful selection of new art books, hardtofind editions and much more to keep you browsing for hours on end. One of the most legendary and cozy art bookstores in new york city has. Online book sales are for a limited time only, so dont let an uncommonly good bargain get away from you. Also native american books and frenchlanguage books. This newly opened corner store is a usedbook lovers dream. Best bookstores in nyc from independent to specialty bookstores. Here youll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, kindle ebooks, audible audiobooks, and so much more.
Save up to 80% our booksellers offer exclusive deep discounts and special pricing on select used, rare and outofprint books. The last used book store on the upper west side may not close after all in 1960, the year the new york international antiquarian book fair began, harper lee came out with to kill a. Bring your gently used, resellable books to book culture on 112th st. Guide to new york citys best vintage and rare bookstores to buy.
Join us as ken liu launches the hidden girl and other stories with andrew marantz. Where to shop vintage and rare books in new york arthurious. New york citys hidden gem, a second chance resale is a familyowned and operated consignment store with over 20 years of experience in luxury goods. Dec 09, 2014 bookstores have been a dying breed in nyc thanks to rising rents, ereaders and online retailers r. At alibris, every type of reader can satisfy oneofakind book cravings.
Weve rounded up 12 of nycs finest specialty bookstores, where mystery. The nonprofit art bookstore printed matter has been around since 1976. Lower east side true to its maxim, 98% activism, 2% glitter, bluestockings is a volunteerrun, collectively owned bookstore, powered entirely by women. Art book stores in america and internationally, photobook stores, architecture and design bookstores, museum stores, gift stores. Concourse, 2128680438 also at 1 pennsylvania plaza, 2122390311 general. Browse six floors containing walls and shelves full of thousands of rare, outofprint, and used books. With two locations in new york city on the upper east side and in soho you will find all the preloved authentic treasures fr. The moma design and bookstore is one of 5 moma stores, which includes over 2,000 book titles, in addition to art reproductions and design. Luckily, so many consignment shops have been opened in new york that nothing ever seems to get thrown out, and the cyclical nature of fashion feeds much more easily on itselfwithout eating up your wallet. But while the aforementioned shops are great places to find new and used. The 5 best art book stores in new york the 500 hidden secrets.
It was originally centered on comics only, when the then18yearold taschen found himself with an enormous collection of new, rare and collectible comics, and decided to set up a shop to display and sell them. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. The new york neighborhood where the art bookstore is alive and. Annotated with specialities, hours, email contacts, and directions. Tucked away in a former restaurant space, codex offers new and used books at discounted prices. Whether your personal passions lean toward new releases by the hottest authors or classics from the old masters, you will find it on alibris. To sell us your books, you must have a valid government or universityissued photo id. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures.
New york art book stores and museum shops artbook d. New and used books on africa and african issues, art, etc. Irving zucker art books was established in 1942, initially catering to advertising artists, typographers, universities, public and private libraries and of course, private collectors. New york showroom by appointment only 75 broad street, suite 630 new york ny 4 tel 212 627 1999. Or, use the form below to search the inventory of all booksellers who specialize in art. Friends of the bristol public library present another great sale.
The shop is tiny but cute, and focuses on literary fiction and art books. Best bookstores and museum shops for art, photography. A publisher of art books, taschen was created by benedikt taschen in 1980 in cologne, germany. Book thug nation is a used bookstore and community space in williamsburg, brooklyn. These stores are curated, educational spaces operated by book lovers who know their books, know their customers, and who will stock unusual, adventurous titles rarely. In the late 1950s, irving zucker expanded the rare book business to include modern master illustrated books by artists such as picasso, matisse, miro, chagall. Japanesebased retailer known for its collection of books and magazines, along with gifts and stationery. Mar 06, 2020 the last used book store on the upper west side may not close after all in 1960, the year the new york international antiquarian book fair began, harper lee came out with to kill a. Argosy book store is now in its third generation of family ownership. Mar 17, 2015 opened in 2003 by a husband who works for a book company and wife who owns at art gallery team, this lightfilled chelsea shop slightly leans toward art books and art literature but does have a wellrounded selection of bestsellers, childrens books, and favorite fiction from the near and distant past. Featuring 12,000 books sorted into categories for easy, fun shopping. Nyc art bookstores, list of new york city museum shops with hours and links, best independent bookstores in new york for artbooks. East village books is a used bookstore in manhattan, new york city.
Jun 19, 2017 argosy book storethis midtown bookstore makes it easy to spend an entire day inside. Pierpont morgan library book shop madison at 37th, 2126850008. Whether youve got the funds to pick up some art books or not, check out these stores for cool atmospheres and great selections. In the late 1950s, irving zucker expanded the rare book business to include modern master illustrated books by artists such as picasso, matisse, miro, chagall, braque, rouault, leger and more. Use the list below to locate a specific specialist bookseller or book store near you. It is perhaps fitting that new york city should have such a fine assortment of independent booksellers, as it is widely regarded as the publishing and intellectual capital of the united states. Our enormous stock of antiquarian and outofprint items fills a sixfloor building in midtown manhattan and a large warehouse in brooklyn. We sell and buy books, including art and photography books, textbooks buyback, philosophy, mathematics, religion, occult, esoterica, new age, counterculture, critical theory, music, literary fiction, greek and.524 1032 238 286 187 218 903 76 1092 918 785 526 724 1420 1538 593 544 1641 906 110 1028 1093 1069 612 1351 949 639 704 1294 1019 1271 893 1412 165 869