The Old Book Shop

The Old Book Shop

Joined 29 September 1998

5-star rating

Independence, MO, U.S.A.

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About the Bookseller

We have been in business as an open shop since 1990, first in Independence,MO and then in Tubac, Arizona. We closed the Tubac shop in 2009 and now sell ONLINE ONLY. We specialize in Hardback Out of Print; Hard to Find; First Editions; Rare & Antique; or otherwise special books in many subject areas. All dust jackets are covered with clear Brodart covers. We avoid ex-library, book club and hurt books. For your special subject area, please check under keywords. Please note that "Categories" are arbitrarily created by ABE and may or may not be accurate. Keywords, however, will be.

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Terms of Sale

Please note we do not have an open shop. We sell online only. Credit card sales must go through the listing service i.e.abe or amazon. Prices are NET to all. Email address is

Shipping Terms

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is lighter or smaller, we will reduce the shipping charge. If it is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.