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ALPHAVILLE BOOKS Ph (301) 864-4680 /    Fax (301) 864-4680 
email: alphavil@ix.netcom.com 
Mail Order / Internet Only  5703 36th Avenue, Hyattsville, MD  20782

ANTIQUARIAN BOOK SHOP   Ph: (202) 338-8272
email:  nicebooks@erols.com
Online and Mail Order Sales:  PO Box 3831, Washington DC 20027

ASHE & DEANE FINE BOOKS  Ph/Fax (202) 686-1900 Anita Macy
email: AsheDeane@aol.com
Mail Order Only: P.O. Box 15601, Chevy Chase, MD 20825

THE ASSOCIATES, RARE BOOKS [ABAA]  Ph: (703) 578-3810
email: assoc@cox.net
Internet and Mail Order Only : PO Box 4747, Falls Church, Virginia 22044

B IS FOR BOOK Ph (410) 685-3923
email: kayne2@earthlink.net

Internet and Mail Order Only: 1308 South Charles St Baltimore, MD 21230-4219

BOOK MISER  Ph/Fax (410) 281-2121
email: stan@bookmiser.com
Mail Order/Internet Only 2133 Gwynn Oak Ave., Ste 200 Baltimore, MD 21207-6004

BOOKS AND SPIRIT  Ph: (703) 323-6698
email: Booksandspirit@aol.com
Internet & mail order only. 4100 Duncan Drive, Annandale, VA 22003

BOOKS FROM THE CRYPT  Ph:  (301) 926-2095
email: bookcrypt@msn.com
Internet & Mail order Only:  61 Timber Rock Rd, Gaithersburg MD 20878

MARY CHAPMAN, BOOKSELLER  Ph: (301) 490-0400
Mail order only: PO Box 304, College Park, MD 20741

COUP DE FOUDRE, LLC  Ph (202) 528-4525 / Fax (507) 262-3073  in NA (888) 880-1476
email books@coupdefoudre.com
Mail Order / Internet Only PO Box 9, Annapolis MD 21404

KINGFISHER BOOKS  Ph: (301) 277-0607
email: KingfisherBooks@earthlink.net
Mail Order Only 3903 Kennedy Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781

LEFT FOR DEAD BOOKS  Ph :(301) 277-3964 / Fax (301) 277-3462
email: mysteries@leftfordeadbooks.com
ONLINE (Internet) ONLY 4021 Beechwood Road, University Park, MD 20782

WILLIAM & NINA MATHESON BOOKS, INC., ABAA  Ph (301) 718-7911 / Fax (301) 718-7912
email: matheson@boo.net
Mail order only, Catalogs Issued. PO Box 9494, Washington, DC 20016

PARNASSUS ON THE NET  Ph (800) 411-2230 / FAX (301) 294-1683
 email: jarrock@sprintmail.com
Mail Order / Internet Only: 9710 Traville Gateway Drive, #305, Rockville MD 20850

QUIXOTE BOOKS  Ph: (301) 496-6215 
Mail Order / Catalog only 9904 Carmelita Dr., Potomac Md 20854

P.S. THOMAS VINTAGE BOOKS  Ph: (703) 358-9782
email: psthomas@tidalwave.net
Online only P.O. Box 100066, Arlington VA 22210

VALLEY FORGE BOOKS  Ph: (202) 291-0419
email: constancewarner2@aol.com
ONLINE (Internet) ONLY: 4021 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20011-5607

 

WASHINGTON DC

Open Shops

BARTLEBY'S BOOKS (1) - 3034 M. Street NW 2nd floor - Tue-Sat 10:30-3:30; Closed Sun & Mon - (202) 298-0486
CAPITOL HILL BOOKS (3) - 657 C Street SE - Mon-Fri 11:30-6; Sat-Sun 9-6 - (202) 544-1621
IDLE TIME BOOKS (4) - 2467 18th St.NW - Daily 11am - 10pm (or later) - (202) 232-4774
THE LANTERN-BRYN MAWR BOOKSHOP (5) - 3241 P Street at Wisconsin - 11-4 M-F; 11-5 S; 12- 4 Sun - (202) 333-3222
LIBER ANTIQUUS, EARLY IMPRINTED BOOKS (6) - 9 to 5, Mon-Fri, wknds and eves by appt - (202) 546-2413
RIVERBY BOOKS (8) - 417 East Capitol St SE - Open Daily 10-6 - (202) 543-4342
SECOND STORY BOOKS & ANTIQUES (7) - 2000 P St. NW - Daily 10-10 - (202) 659-8884

By Appointment Only

JOSHUA HELLER RARE BOOKS, INC (A) - By appointment only - (202) 966-9411
 


NORTHERN VIRGINIA (alphabetical by city)

Open Shops

Alexandria - BOOK BANK (9) - 110 S. West St - Tues-Fri 12-5, Saturday 11-7 Sunday 12-5 - (703) 838-3620
Arlington - BOOKHOUSE (10) - 805 N. Emerson St. - Wed-Sunday 1-6 - (703) 527-7797
Berryville - BERRYVILLE OLD BOOK SHOP (11) - 17 East Main St. - Thur-Sat 12-5, (Fri eve Summer) - (540) 955-7070
Burke - BURKE USED BOOKS (12) - 9570-L Burke Road - Mon-Sat 10-8; Sun 12-5 - (703) 426-2901
Centreville - McKAY USED BOOKS (13) - 6011 Centreville Crest Lane - Mon-Sat 9-10, Sun 10-8 - (703) 830-4048
Falls Church - BURKE USED BOOKS (14) - 7395 Lee Highway - Mon-Sat 10-8; Sun 12-5 - (703) 206-9230
Falls Church - HOLE IN THE WALL BOOKS (15) - 905 W Broad Street - Mon-Fri 10-8; Sat-Sun 10-6 - (703) 536-2511
Falls Church - SCRIBLERUS, INC (56) - Falls Church Antique Company 250 W. Broad St - Mon-Sat 10-5; Sun 12-5 - (703) 573-4114
Fredericksburg - RIVERBY BOOKS (16) - 805 Caroline St - Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5 - (540) 373-6148
Manassas - McKAY USED BOOKS (18) - 8389 Sudley Road (Rt 234) - Mon-Sat 9-10, Sun 10-8 - (703) 361-9042
Manassas - RW BOOKS (19) - 9129 Center Street - Mon-Thurs 10-7; Fri-Sat 10-8; Sun 12-5 - (703) 257-7895
McLean - THE OLD BOOK CO. OF McLEAN (20) - 6829 Redmond Dr - Mon-Sat 11-8, Sun 1-6 - (703) 734-0858
Reston - RESTON'S USED BOOK SHOP (21) - 1623 Washington Plaza - Open daily, Call for hours - (703) 435-9772
Woodbridge - DBOOKMAHN'S MILITARY BOOKS (22) - Featherstone Antiques Mall - Hwy 1 near Opitz Rd

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Burke - DAVID HOLLOWAY, BOOKSELLER (D) - 10208 Merridith Circle #205 - By appointment only - (703) 239-0305
McLean - McLEAN ARTS & BOOKS (Z) - 1350 Beverly Rd #115-217- By appointment only - (703) 848-0244
Montclair - READ'EM AGAIN BOOKS(W) - By appointment only - e-mail for appointment kurt@sanftleben.com
Orlean - BLUE RIDGE BOOKS(B) - By appointment only - (540) 364-4595
Reston - BOOKFIRSTS (V) - 2109 South Bay Lane - By appointment only - (703) 338-8835
Reston - MARNINART, INC (U) - 1804 Post Oak Trail - By appointment only - (571) 277-6464
Reston - ORACLE BOOKS (C) - 10905 Howland Drive - By appointment only - (703) 295-0979
Springfield - CAROLYN JOHNS, BOOKS (C) - 562 Port Royal Rd - By appointment only - (703) 321-3339
Vienna - EASTERN APPROACHES BOOKS (E) - 344 Holmes Dr NW - By appointment only - (703) 319-7925
Vienna - JO ANN REISLER, LTD. (F) - By appointment only - (703) 938-2237
Winchester - LORNE BAIR RARE BOOKS (X) -2621 Daniel Terrace - By appointment only - (540) 662-0543
 


MARYLAND (alphabetical by city)

Open Shops

Annapolis - BRIARWOOD BOOKSHOP (57) - 66 Maryland Ave - Mon-Sat 10-6, Sunday 12-5 Clsd Wed - (410) 268-1440
Baltimore - DRUSILLA'S BOOKS (23) - 817 N. Howard St - Tue-Sat 12-5, & by appointment - (410) 225-0277
Baltimore - KELMSCOTT BOOKSHOP (58) - 34 W. 25th Street - Tues-Sat 10am-6pm - (410) 235-6810
Bethesda - GEORGETOWN BOOK SHOP (24) - 4710 Bethesda Ave - Daily 10-6 - (301) 907-6923
Bethesda - R. QUICK (25) - MFWCoopMkt 7115 Wisconsin Ave - Wed & Sat 8-4 & By Appt - (301) 652-2291
Bethesda - SECOND STORY BOOKS (26) - 4836 Bethesda Ave - Daily 10-10 - (301) 770-0477
Bowie - DEJA VU BOOKS (27) - 13600 Annapolis Rd - Tue-Fri 10:30-7:30 Sat 10-5; Sun 12-5; Closed Mon - (301) 464-2999
College Park - BOOK NOOK (28) - 9933 Rhode Island Ave - Mon-Tue 10-6; Wed 10-7:30; Thu-Fri 10-6; Sat 10-5; Closed Sun - (301) 474-4060
Columbia - BASSET BOOKS, LLC (53) - Snowden Center 6925-G Oakland Mills Rd - Tue-Sat 10-8; Sun 12-5; Closed Mon - (410) 312-7878
Damascus - L & L BOOKS (29) - 26133 Ridge Road - Sun 12-5, Tue-Sat 10-6; closed Mon - (301) 253-2510
Ellicott City - GRAMP'S ATTIC BOOKS (30) - 8304 Main St - Usual Hours 11-6 Daily - (410) 750-9235
Frederick - STEPLADDER BOOKS (32) - Frederick's Best - East & 2nd Streets - Daily 10-5 - (301) 340-6859
Frederick - WONDER BOOK (33) - 1306 W. Patrick St - Mon-Sat 10-10; Sun 12-10 - (301) 694-5955
Frederick - WONDER BOOK (34) - 425 S. Jefferson St - Mon-Sat 10-10; Sun 12-10 - (301) 662-2774
Gaithersburg - BOOK ALCOVE (35) - 15976 Shady Grove Rd - M-F 10-8 Sat 10-7 Sun 12-6 - (301) 977-9166
Glen Burnie - BOOK NOOK II (37) - 143 Delaware Ave. NE - Mon-Tue 10-5; Wed 10-7; Thu-Sat 10-5; closed Sun - (410) 766-5758
Glenwood - BOOKS WITH A PAST (38) - Inwood Village Ctr 2465 Washington Road - M-F 11-7; Sat-Sun 11-5 - (410) 442-3740
Hagerstown - WONDER BOOK (39) - 1705 Massey Blvd, Valley Plaza #3 - Mon-Sat 10-10 Sun 12-10 - (301) 733-1888
Kensington - ALL BOOKS CONSIDERED (40) - 10408 Montgomery Ave - Usually daily 12-5 - (301) 929-0036
Kensington - KENSINGTON ROW BOOKSHOP (54) - 3786 Howard Ave - Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 12-5 - (301) 949-9416
Kensington - OSIRIS BOOKS (41) - 3746 Howard Ave - 10:30-5:30 Mon-Sat, 12-5:30 Sun - (301) 942-1661
Laurel - ATTIC BOOKS, LLC (52) - 100 Washington Blvd - Mon-Sat 11-7:30, Sun 1-5, Clsd Tues - (301) 725-3725
Laurel - GREYHOUND BOOKS (42) - 357 Main Street - Wed-Sat 11-5:30 Sun 1-5, Clsd Mon&Tues - (301) 725-3600
Poolesville - STEPLADDER BOOKS (43) - Hearthside Atq 19900 Fisher Ave - Thur-Mon 10:30-6:30 Sun 12-6 - (301) 605-3900
Riverdale - RIVERDALE BOOKSHOP (44) - 4701 Queensbury Rd - Tue-Fri 8:30-6, Sat-Sun 12-6 - (301) 277-8141
Rockville - SECOND STORY BOOKS (45) - 12160 Parklawn Dr - Sun-Thur 10-8 Fri-Sat 10-9 - (301) 770-0477
Silver Spring - SILVER SPRING BOOKS (46) - 938 Bonifant St - Wed-Mon 10:30-6:30 Sun10:30-5 Clsd Tues - (301) 587-7484
Takoma Park - TAKOMA BOOK EXCHANGE (47) - 7009 Carroll Avenue - Mon-Sat 12-9 Sun 10-5 - (301) 891-4656
Tilghman Island - CRAWFORDS NAUTICAL BOOKS (48) - 4815 Fairbank Road - Sat & Sun 10-6 April-Dec only - (410) 886-2230
Trappe - UNICORN BOOKSHOP (49) - US 50 between Easton & Cambridge - Daily 9-5 - (410) 476-3838
Waldorf - ELLIE'S PAPERBACK SHACK (50) - 2700 Crain Hwy, Berkley Square - Open 7 Days - (301) 843-3676
Wheaton - BONIFANT BOOKS (51) - 11240 Georgia Ave - Mon-Fri 10-8 Sat 10-6 Sun 11-6 - (301) 946-1526

By Appointment Only

Annapolis - BACK CREEK BOOKS (G) - by appointment - (410) 626-1363
Baltimore - 19TH CENTURY SHOP (H) - 1047 Hollins St - By Appointment - (410) 727-2665
Beltsville - ANTIQUARIAT BOTANICUM (I) - 4606 Brandon Lane - Open: by appointment - (301)937-2561
Bethesda - WAVERLY AUCTIONS (J) - 4931 Cordell Ave - By Appointment - (301) 951-8883
Chevy Chase - AKRAN FINE BOOKS (K) - 3611 Taylor Street - by appointment only - (301) 652-8936
Dickerson - QUILL & BRUSH (L) - 1137 Sugarloaf Mountain Rd - By Appointment only - (301) 874-3200
Gaithersburg - SHOEMAKER BOOKSELLERS (M) - 18775-B N. Frederick Rd - by appointment - (301) 590-0022
Kensington - CHILDREN'S BOOKADOPTION AGENCY (O) - By appointment only - (301) 565-2834
Kensington - LIONEL EPSTEIN (P) - 9909 Old Spring Rd - By Appointment only - (301) 949-8622
Olney - T.A. BORDEN (Q) - 17119 Old Baltimore Rd - By appointment only - (301) 774-4669
Poolesville - THE THANKFUL CHASE (R) - The John Poole House - By appointment or chance - (301) 972-7298
Randallstown - JOHN GACH BOOKS (S) - 10514 Marriottsville Road (Rear Bldg) - by appt Mon-Sat - (800) 465-9023
Rockville - ROBERT A. MADLE SCI-FI (T) - 4406 Bestor Dr - By appointment only - Call 10am-10pm - (301) 460-4712
 

WEST VIRGINIA (alphabetical by city)

Open Shops

Harpers Ferry - HARPERS FERRY BOOKS (55) - 175 High St - Open daily 11-7 - (305) 535-1862
 

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