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PENNSYLVANIA ANTIQUARIAN AND SPECIALIST BOOK DEALERS
RESTORERS AND BINDERS

The State Library does not endorse or recommend book dealers, restorers or binders, nor can we be responsible for the accuracy of the information provided herein. This list is provided as a courtesy and includes those who have requested to be included.

Avis-Hummelstown
Jenkintown-Pottstown
Rillton-York

CITY
SPECIALIZATION APPRAISALS
AVIS
LIBERTY BOOK SHOP
P.O. Box 481, Avis, PA 17721
570-753-5201
email:
libertybookshop@comcast.net
General stock and scholarly books; Over 40,00 books. Open Thurs& Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-3pm.
For free copy of the Pennsylvania Antiquarian Booksellers Directory, send a #10 envelope with $.75 postage to this address

Yes Professional appraiser, USPAP compliant

BRYN MAWR
BRYN MAWR BOOKS
P.O. Box 63, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
610-527-2490
email:
brynmawrbooks@comcast.net
Scholarly Yes
CARLISLE
BLUE RIDGE BOOKS
P.O. Box 890, Carlisle, PA 17013
717-258-4408
email:
blridgebk@epix.net
General stock No

CHAMBERSBURG
TWICE READ BOOKS
Bill Early
42 S. Main Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201
717-261-8449
email:
twiceread@planetcable.net
Facebook: Twice Read Books

Pennsylvania history; Civil War; Beat literature; general stock Yes
CHICORA
MECHLING BOOKBINDERY
1124 Oneida Valley Rd. Rt 38
Chicora, PA 16025-3820
800-941-3735
email:
info@mechlingbooks.com
website:
www.mechlingbooks.com
Restoration; short to medium run printing and binding; perfect binding; saddle binding, case binding No

DALLASTOWN
STONE HOUSE BOOKS
Jane M. Martin
Broad Street Antique Market 100 E. Broad St, Dallastown, PA 17313-1833
717-993-3927 or 717-495-5652
Market phone: 877-246-6850
email:
janesbooks@verizon.net 

General stock. Call shop for location, near York, PA No
DILLSBURG
THE BOOK HOUSE
11 North US Rt. 15, Dillsburg, PA 17019
717-432-2720
email:
ljsbookhouse@earthlink.net
General line; hardbacks & paperbacks; children's series; vintage first edition paperbacks; mysteries; science fiction; history No
DOYLESTOWN
J. HOWARD WOOLMER- RARE BOOKS
J. Howard Woolmer
P.O. Box 2108, Doylestown, PA 18901
267-247-5689
email:
jameswoolmer@comcast.net
20th century literature; Irish literature Yes
DUNCANSVILLE
PAPER AMERICANA
1224 3rd Avenue, Duncansville, PA 16635
814-695-5942
email: peggypaper@aol.com
Pennsylvania history; ephemera; postcards Yes
EAGLES MERE
EAGLES MARE BOOKSTORE
Route 42 P.O. Box 394, General Store Building
Eagles Mere, PA 17731
570-525-3792
email:
embooks@epix.net 
Website:
eaglesmerebookstore.com
Discounted family books including cookbooks, classics, war history with large Civil War section, art & literature, photography, hunting, fishing, Native Americans, equestrian, science, antique & collectibles No
EAST PROSPECT
CEREBRO
David Freiberg
P.O. Box 327, East Prospect, PA 17317
717-252-2400
email:
cerebro@cerebro.com
website:
www.cerebro.com
Antique label art; sample books of labels No
EPHRATA
MOSHER BOOKS
Philip R. Bishop
P.O. 542, Ephrata, Pa. 17522-0542)
717-733-1476
email:
mosher@ptd.net
website:
http://stairway.org/mosher/
Rare and unusual books in a variety of fields including bindings, literature, early printing, general antiquarian, and the unique. Member Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA); International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB); Independent On-line Booksellers Assoc (IOBA) Yes including formal insurance or estate appraisals
ERIE
THE ERIE BOOK STORE
Kathleen Cantrell
Lovell Place, 137 E. 13th Street
Erie, PA 16503
814-480-5671 or 800-252-3354
FAX: 814-480-5675
email:
eriebook@velocity.net
General stock with emphasis on regional history; Early Pennsylvania Oil, Great Lakes, Western Pennsylvania No
FORT WASHINGTON
HAREVEST BOOK COMPANY
185 Commerce Drive
Fort Washington, PA 19039
877-512-3022
email:
webservice@Harvestbooks.com
website:
www.harvestbooks.com
Retail location with 120,000 volume general on-line stock. Always interested in buying large collections. No

FOUNTAINVILLE
MAINLY BOOKS
P.O. Box 8
Fountainville, PA 18923
215-249-1837
email: 
mainlybks@aol.com
website:
http://www.abebooks.com/mainly-books-fountainville-pa-u.s.a/45721/sf

General stock
Online only
No
GRANTVILLE
WERT BOOKBINDING INC.
9975 Allentown Blvd, Grantville, PA 17028
voice: 800-344-9378
email:
sharon@wertbookbinding.com
website:
www.wertbookbinding.com
Hardcover binding; rebinding and book restoration. Library binding of periodicals, books, theses, etc. Hand binding and paper preservation. Short-run, on-demand binding; turned edge certificate holders. No
HARRISBURG
The BOOKWORM BOOKSTORE
Samuel G. Marcus
By appointment: 4335 Crestview Road
Harrisburg, PA 17112
717-657-8563 or 1-866-760- BOOK (2665)
email:
bookwormhbg@comcast.net.
website:
www.bookwormhbg.com
General stock Yes
HARRISON CITY
A.M. RAPACH- ANGLING BOOKS
P.O. Box 2, Harrison City, PA 15636-0002
email:
bksales@anglingbooks.com
website:
www.anglingbooks.com
Angling; natural history of fishes, search service Yes
HATFIELD
THE HF GROUP, LLC
63 E. Broad Street, Hatfield, PA 19440
website:
www.thehfgroup.com
Binding; rebinding; preservation; encapsulation; preservation photocopy deacidification No
HUMMELSTOWN
TARMANS BOOKS
139 South Hanover Street
Hummelstown, PA 17036
email:
tarmansbooks@yahoo.com or tarmans@ezonline.com
website:
www.tarmans.com
General out-of-print stock Dog books only
JENKINTOWN
PALINURUS ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS
P.O. Box 2237, Jenkintown, PA 19046
215-884-2297
email:
palinurusbooks.com
website:
www.palinurusbooks.com
Science; medicine; economics; Colonial America; Continental Business Yes
KENNETT SQUARE
J & J HOUSE BOOKSELLERS
731 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348
610-444-7446
email:
j-jhouse@verizon.net
Antiquarian books; children’s; literature; scholarly; history Yes
KINZERS
The FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA
At the Old Mill
Ronald Lieberman
4887 Newport Road, Kinzers, PA 17535
717-442-0220 | FAX: (717) 442-7904
email:
rarebooks@pobox.com
website:
dogbert.abebooks.com/abe/IList?vci=58632
Rare books, appraisals of manuscripts, maps, photographs, Pennsylvania German, etc. Yes
LANCASTER
The BOOK BIN BOOKSTORE, UNLTD.
Jane Shull
36 East Vine Street, Lancaster, PA 17602
717-940-6131
email:
bookbinjes@aol.com
website:
www.abebooks.com/home/BKBINJES/
General stock; literature; literary criticism; poetry; science fiction; paperbacks and hardcovers Yes
LEMOYNE
THE BOOKWORM BOOKSTORE
Samuel G. Marcus
West Shore Farmers Market (2nd level)
900 Market St, Lemoyne, PA 17042
717-657-8563 or 1-866-760-BOOK
email:
bookwormhbg@comcast.net.
website:
www.bookwormhbg.com
LEWISBURG
RAILS-N-SHAFTS
2746 Stein Lane
West Shore Farmers Market (2nd level)
Lewisburg, PA 17837
717-657-8563 or 1-866-760-BOOK
email:
rns@rails-n-shafts.com
website:
www.rails-n-shafts.com
Transportation, Mining, and Maps No
MERTZTOWN
CHARLES AGVENT
291 Linden Road, Mertztown, PA 19539
610-682-4750
email:
info@charlesagvent.com
website:
www.charlesagvent.com
Signed books & autographs; literary first editions; early printing; hand-colored plates; Mark Twain; Limited Editions Club Yes

MILFORD
MAIN STREET BOOKS
923 Main St., Honesdale 18431
570-253-6008
BOOKS & PRINTS AT PEAR ALLEY
220 Braod St., Milford PA 18337
570-296-4777
email:
hilbar@ptd.net 

Antiquarian books, out of print books and better used books. Combined stock of over 50,000 titles. Book binding and framing. Yes

NARBERTH
BRUCE MCKITTRICK
43 Sabine Ave, Narberth, PA 19072-1741
610-660-0132 | FAX: (610) 660-0133
email:
info@mckittrickrarebooks.com
website:
www.mckittrickrarebooks.com

Incunabula, Early Printed Books, Renaissance, Illustrated Books, Continental Books Yes
NAZARETH
HOOKED ON BOOKS
139 S. Main St, Nazareth, PA 18064
610-746-0242
Fiction; history; religion; children's; contemporary first editions No
NEW FREEDOM
MISCELLANEOUS MAN
George Theofiles
Box 1776, New Freedom, PA 17349-0191
717-235-4766
email:
info@miscman.com
website:
www.miscman.com
Graphics design; illustration; mail orders only No
OLEY
D.T. PENDLETON FINE & ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS
Box 257, Oley, PA 19547
610-858-1109
email:
info@dtpendletonbooks.com
website:
www.dtpendletonbooks.com
19th & early 20th century photography & photographic literature, Pennsylvania & regional history, press books & limited editions, architecture, history, & books of general antiquarian interest
PHILADELPHIA
CATHERERINE BARNES
P.O. Box 27782, Philadelphia, PA 19118
215-247-9240
email:
info@barnesautographs.com
website:
www.barnesautographs.com
Historical autographs & documents Yes
THE PHILADELPHIA RARE BOOKS & MANUSCRIPTS CO.
Store: The Arsenal - #4
2375 Bridge St. Philadelphia, PA 19137
Mail: The Arsenal - #4
5301 Tacony St. Box 314, Philadelphia, PA 19137
215-744-6734 | FAX: (215) 744-6137
email:
rarebks@prbm.com
website:
www.prbm.com
Early books of Europe and the Americas No
CARMEN D.VALENTINO
Rare Books & Manuscripts
by appointment:
2956 Richmond St, Philadelphia, PA 19134-5720
215-739-6056 | FAX: 215-739-6453
email :
carmendvalentino@verizon.net
General stock, manuscripts Yes, for gift tax purposes only
PITTSBURGH
D. RICHARDS, BOOKMAN
314 Belle Isle Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15226
412-531-5232 | FAX: (412) 531-4145
Western Pennsylvania No
SELINSGROVE
D.J. ERNST-BOOKS
27 N. Market St, Selinsgrove, PA 17870
570-374-9461
email:
djernst@evenlink.com
Central Pennsylvania, literature Yes
STATE COLLEGE
HARVEY ABRAMS-BOOKS
Harvey Abrams
P.O. Box 732, State College, PA 16804
(814) 321-4018
email:
olympicbks@aol.com
website:
www.harveyabramsbooks.com
Olympic games; history of sport; physical education; sports & athletics; wrestling; sports medicine; sport in art; expositions & World Fairs Yes
WARMINSTER
VOLUME CONTROL
Jack Hatter
P.O. Box 2863, Warminster, PA 18974
215-674-0217
email:
ww2volcont@aol.com
website:
www.ww2bks.com
World War II only Yes

WAYNESBORO
ON THE ROAD BOOKS
38 E. Main St, Waynesboro, PA 17268
717-762-3668
email:
otrbooks@earthlink.net

General stock
Monday - Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Yes
WEST CHESTER
BALDWIN'S BOOKS BARN
865 Lenape Rd, West Chester, PA 19382
610-696-0816 | FAX: 610-696-0672
email:
info@bookbarn.com
website:
www.bookbarn.com
General stock No
WILLIAMSPORT
TIMOTHY HUGHES RARE & EARLY NEWSPAPERS
P.O. Box 3636, Williamsport, PA 17701
570-326-1045 | FAX: 570-326-7606
email:
info@rarenewspapers.com
website:
www.rarenewspapers.com
Historical newspapers:1650 - 1965. Catalogs issued, $2.00 Yes
WYNCOTE
DR. DAVID C. LACHMAN
127 Woodland Rd, Wyncote, PA 19095
215-887-0228
email:
david@davidclachman@.com
website:
www.davidclachman.com
Bibles; theology; Pre-1700 Protestant; Presbyterian; reformed Yes
WYOMING
The HERMIT'S BOOK HOUSE
34 Mt. Zion Rd, Wyoming, PA 18644
570-696-1474
email:
hermitbk@ezlinx.net
Children's; nostalgic fiction; general stock Yes
YORK
HAKE'S AMERICANA & COLLECTIBLES
Theodore L. Hake
3679 Concord Rd., York, PA 17402
717-434-1600 | 1-866-404-9800
email:
hakes@hakes.com
website:
www.hakes.com/
Toys; comic character items; political campaigns; 20th century popular culture Yes
THE YORK EMPORIUM
343 West Market St., York, PA 17401
717-846-2866 | fax: 717-699-0117
website:
www.theyorkemporium.com
More than 250,000 titles Yes

OTHER ANTIQUARIAN SOURCES

International League of Antiquarian Booksellers www.ilab-lila.com


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