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Books 50% Off through Bookworm & Silverfish

After nearly forty years of membership in the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America, Bookworm & Silverfish, which specializes in out-of-print books and appraisals, is offering 50% off a large portion of its online inventory.

You can search by author, title, keyword, or even category. There are thousands of rare and antique books on subjects such as North Carolina, the Civil War, classic literature, and cookery. Located in Rural Retreat, VA, Bookworm & Silverfish offers extensive resources on the Southeast.

Visit them online here.

Bookworm and Silverfish is run by Jim Presgraves. For a long time, sales were by private quotation, but in the early 1970s he began offering catalogs. Now nearly 750 catalogs identify his book judgment. Customers include national libraries in both hemispheres as well as many US State libraries and esteemed national collections such as the Smithsonian Institution and the Winterthur Museum. Mr. Presgraves and his staff have nearly forty years experience, and a 4,000-title reference collection to assist those who wish to purchase or to sell books.

Some titles that caught our eye were a six-issue collection of Scribner’s magazine featuring Ernest Hemingway’s Farewell to Arms in serial ($237.50); sheet music for “The Bavarian Girls Song” printed in 1830 ($17.50); and The New River Early Settlement by Patricia G. Johnson, a hard-to-find book relating the history of the world’s second-oldest river ($17.50).

If you’ve got a book-lover on your holiday list, why not buy them something they literally can’t find anywhere else?

Click here to browse their extensive inventory.