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Saucony Book Shop

Kutztown, PA, U.S.A.

Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Saucony Book Shop

41 West Main Street
Kutztown, PA, U.S.A.
19530-1709

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Tel: 484-646-9097


AbeBooks Bookseller Since: 21 June 2006

About Saucony Book Shop

The Saucony Book Shop, located in the heart of scenic rural Berks County, epicenter of Pennsylvania German folk culture (our shop specialty), offers a full range of gently used, rare, and antiquarian books, with many volumes of scholarly merit and an unabashed emphasis on the quaint, the curious, and the utterly obscure. We make no attempt to be a general-service book shop. Our inventory is highly selective, individually chosen from among the hundreds of thousands of books to which we have access annually at auctions, library and estate sales, and through individual scouts and vendors. We do not handle material that does not meet our expectations in terms of condition or interest to our specialized, idiosyncratic customers. Despite maintaining a browsing inventory of more than 15,000 volumes, we have minimized our carbon footprint by maintaining our entire operation -- including inventory storage, packing and shipping, and retail sales -- in less than 1,000 square feet, a cozy little operation housed primarily in a former shoe repair shed alongside the Saucony Creek in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. NEW shop hours: Tuesdays through Fridays 12-6 p.m., weekends by appointment or chance. Do drop by and browse the eclectic selection gracing our shelves, or ask our ferociously over-read staff for recommendations. If traveling from a distance, please call ahead to be sure that we're not off at another auction! Selling antiquarian books of merit since 1981. Full search and appraisal services; always keenly interested in purchasing quality used books, whether by the piece or by the bushel. Thanks for reading about us! Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.

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Miscellaneous volumes of bibliography, history of printing and publishing, illuminated manuscripts, book collecting, books on books, etc.
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Catalogues:

African American Studies American History American Midwest
American Revolution American South American West/Western Americana
Ancient World Animation, Cartoons, Comics Anthropology, Sociology, Political Science
Antiques & Collectibles Apocalypse Studies Architecture
Art: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture Arthurian Asia, India, Africa, & Far East
Automobiles & Wheeled Transportation Aviation Bibliography, Books on Books, Printing
Birds/Ornithology Canada, Alaska & Arctic Cats, Dogs, Pets
Central, South, Latin America & Caribbean Children's Christmas and Holiday
Christopher Morley Civil War Cook Books/Food & Wine
Cowboy & Western Films, Serials Critical & Postmodern Theory/Culture Studies Decorative Arts
DelMarVa: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, D.C. Economics & Law Egypt
Einstein England, Scotland, & Ireland Equestrian: Horses, Horse Racing
Ernest Hemingway Erotica/Gay & Lesbian/Gender Identity Esoteric Studies
European History Exploration/Travel, Geography, Maps/Cartography Fashion/Costume, Textiles, Quilting & Needlework
Fashion/Costume, Textiles, Quilting, Needlework Film & Media Studies Firearms, Munitions, Hunting/Fishing
Folk Art Foreign Language France, Italy, Spain
Frank Lloyd Wright Gardening, Horticulture, Botany Genealogy
Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Russia/USSR Gothic & Horror Hobbies & Crafts
Humor Imprints & Bindings James Joyce
Judaica Literature: Novels/Stories, Drama, Modern 1sts Maritime/Nautical
Medical & Veterinary Medical and Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary
Medieval & Renaissance Studies Military History Miscellaneous New
Music Mystery/Detective Mystery/Detective & True Crime
Myth, Religion & Folklore Native American Natural History, Biology
Natural History, Biology II New England New Jersey
New York City New York State Pennsylvania German
Pennsylvania: Berks County Pennsylvania: Bucks County Pennsylvania: Central & Western PA
Pennsylvania: Central & Western PA II Pennsylvania: Chester & Delaware Counties Pennsylvania: General
Pennsylvania: General II Pennsylvania: Lanc, Leb, York, Adams, Dauphin Cos. Pennsylvania: Lehigh & Northampton Counties
Pennsylvania: Montgomery County Pennsylvania: Montgomery County II Pennsylvania: Philadelphia
Pennsylvania: Philadelphia II Pennsylvania: Schuylkill, Carbon, Monroe, Pike Cos Philosophy
Photography Poetry Post Cards & Post Card Collecting
Psychology/Freud & Jung Quilting, Needlework, Textiles, Fashion/Costume Railroads & Trolleys
Science Fiction & Fantasy Science, Math, Technology, Astronomy Shakespeare & Elizabethan England
Sports Vintage Paperbacks Women's Studies & "Chick Lit"

Bookstore Terms

Full refund guaranteed on any misrepresented item returned in original condition within 30 days of receipt. We use standard ABAA grading terminology and make every attempt to represent the condition of our books accurately. For terminology, please see "A B C for Book Collectors," by John Carter, as revised by Nicolas Barker. Saucony Book Shop is a sole proprietorship registered with the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury as EIN 23-3079733.

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Orders typically ship via U.S. Media Mail within two (2) business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 pounds, or 1 kilogram. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know that extra shipping is required. Insurance is not included in postage.