Colebrook Book Barn ABAA

Joined 01 October 2004

2-star rating

657 Colebrook Road
PO Box 108
Colebrook, CT, U.S.A.

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About the Bookseller

Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America

The Colebrook Book Barn was established in 1955 at its present location in Colebrook, Connecticut in the northwestern corner of the state, about 3 miles from the Massachusetts border. We are approximately one hour from Hartford, an hour and a half from New Haven, an hour from Waterbury and 30 minutes from Great Barrington, Massachusetts, and the Berkshires, and 2 ½ hours from both New York City and Boston. Our Book Barn, built in the early 1800’s, still has its original beams and wide floor-boards, and large sliding door in the front. We have a general stock of approximately 15,000 volumes with most subjects represented. We also have a large selection of scarce and rare books which may be seen on request. These books include Fine Bindings, Americana, First Editions, Early American Printing, Maps and Atlases, pamphlets and broadsides, and an occasional print or original work of art. We exhibit at 25 shows a year, including Boston, New York City, Washington, DC, St. Petersburg, Florida, Denver, San Francisco and Los Angeles and others. Because the Book Barn is not heated we are by necessity closed in the winter, usually from mid November to mid March, however if we are available we do allow browsing in the winter months by appointment only. In the summer we are open by chance or appointment, it’s best to call ahead. We are always interested in buying large or small collections of good books, including rare or unusual items on any subject, and also maps, posters, pamphlets and ephemera. We are members of The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA); The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB); The Ephemera Society of America; and we are listed in The Connecticut Antiquarian Booksellers’ Directory.

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Terms of Sale

Payment must be made in U.S. funds and drawn on an American bank. We accept Visa,
MasterCard, money orders, and checks. Institutions may be billed according to their needs. Books
may be returned within 30 days of receipt for any reason provided they are in the same condition as
sent and prior notice is given.

Shipping Terms

Shipping and handling in the U.S. by Media Mail is $4.50 for the first book and $2.00 per volume thereafter. Priority Mail or United Parcel Service (UPS)will be billed at cost plus handling. International shipping will be sent per the buyer's instructions and must be paid in full prior to shipping. Insurance is the responsibility of the buyer and will be charged accordingly if requested. Purchases sold to Connecticut residents are subject to 6% sales tax. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.