About Us

A large general stock, strong in military, history, scholarly -- books for the general reader, as well as the collector.Over 45,000 volumes in the brick and mortar shop, over 12,000 titles on line and on this website.  I also offer a free national search service for hard to find titles.


An appraiser for over 20 years, I also offer USPAP compliant Appraisals for estate, insurance and charitable donations.


And, now we offer "Spend the night in the Bookshop!"  We have 2 AirBnB rooms to offer, with 24 hour access to the shop. Check us out at airbnb.com in Avis, PA.


Directions to physical shop:


US Rt. 220 in north central Pennsylvania to Avis exit, and follow signs into town.


Turn at the M&T Bank in the center of town,  onto Brady Street.  Shop is behind the Avis Laundromat & across the street, and looks like a little country church.


Hours: Thu & Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-3pm and by appointment—just call!