Collectible Antiquarian Books

Town's End Books is a specialist antiquarian book dealer dedicated to collector's interests in quality first editions of 20th century authors recognized for their work in:

Historical Fiction
Nautical Fiction
Nature and/or Natural History
Most Series of America Titles

You will find an unmatched selection of titles by Eric SloaneKenneth RobertsC. S. Forester, and titles in the
Rivers of America SeriesThe Lakeside Classics  and the  WPA's American Guide Series.

You will find special pages devoted to the following authors: Charles DickensWashington IrvingWallace Stegner,
Barry Lopez
Henry David Thoreau,  Ernest HemingwayJohn SteinbeckPaul HorganThornton WilderRobert Frost
Mark Twain, William Faulkner, and  W. P. Kinsella.

Navigating this site: If you place your mouse cursor over either one of the two blue rectangles at the upper left or right of this screen you will find a convenient table of contents emerges showing you a rapid way to navigate to any page or section of our web site.  You will find the Categories/Topics link particularly helpful as well as the search page which will allow you to search our entire site for specific words, titles or authors.

Our Pledge of Confidentiality - Please be assured that we have never, we will not and we will never sell, or in any fashion convey any information gathered from our customer's to a third party; or, in any way compromise the confidential details of any transaction(s) for any of our customers.   

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Not only can you purchase books from us, we also buy books:

We purchase individual books and entire collections as long as they are first editions and in nice condition with their dust jackets (provided of course the books were issued with jackets).

Have a question about a book you own or are you looking for a special book?

Even if you have a question about books in your collection or books that you are interested in having us look for don't hesitate to call us or send us an E-mail.  We enjoy the challenge of a good search and we appreciate the opportunity to answer any questions that you have.

We are also available to provide appraisal services for you for which we will prepare a written, narrative appraisal report providing you with our opinion of replacement or market value.  We charge an hourly fee for this service.  We do not provide free appraisal services as it is often a time consuming process.

We have just added to our list of services, bookbinding and book repairs. For more information on those services please take a look at this link Bookbinding and Repair Services

Upcoming Book Fairs in 2016 where we will be exhibiting:

The Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair,  Brooklyn Expo Center, 79 Franklin Street, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY.  Friday September 9th, 2016 opens at 6PM, Saturday September 10th opens at 11 AM to 7 PM, Sunday, September 11th, 11 AM to 5 PM

We do our best to bring a strong representation of our stock in our areas of specialization as well as to display a wide assortment of books in many diversified topics.  We encourage our customers to tell us about any titles they may spot on our web pages and we will be happy to bring it/them along with us to an upcoming show. Generally, if you don't find what you are looking for at our booth you can probably find it at one of the booths of our colleagues.  For anyone interested in antiquarian books, book fairs are a terrific way to spend a day.  Hope to see you at one soon!

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