M.A.B.A.

Maine Antiquarian Booksellers Association

ALFRED

DeWOLFE AND WOOD

Scott DeWolfe & Frank P. Wood

2 Waterboro Rd. (PO Box 425), Alfred 04002

www.dwbooks.com - dewolfeandwood@roadrunner.com - FaceBook

(207) 490-5572

Rare books, epheera and antiques in an old Maine country store.

Year-round: 9-4 most days.


BANGOR

SARAH’S BOOKS

Sarah Faragher & Ryan King

The Antique Marketplace

65 Main Street, Bangor 04401

sarahsbooks@aol.com

(207) 478-5488

Several thousand used and out-of-print books in a well-organized book booth at the Antiques Marketplace, an antiques group shop in downtown Bangor. Emphasis on Maine, History, Travel, Literature, and Poetry.

Year-round: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5.


BAR HARBOR

BAR HARBOR BOOK SHOP

Steve Powell & Barbara Baron Gifford

1 Dewey St. (PO Box 75, Hulls Cove), Bar Harbor 04644

www.mysterycovebookshop.com - infor@barharborbookshop.com - FaceBook

(207) 288-4665

Large general stock especially strong in nature (including MDI & Acadia National Park), children's, nautical, history, mystery and science fiction. Large collections of first editions, signed books and original cinema posters.

Summer: Mon-Sat 10-5; Winter: Tue-Sat 11-5.  Located at Crooked Rd. & Dewey St., Hulls Cove, Bar Harbor.


BATH

OPEN DOOR BOOKS

John Ring

178 Front Street, Bath 04530

www.opendoorbooks.us - opendoor@gwi.net - FaceBook

(207) 443-8689/cell (207) 751-9061

Varied collection of 15,000 out-of-print/rare, fine bindings, illustrated books, poetry, exploration, ephemera, maps, with emphasis on Maine authors and histories, maritime/naval, architecture, art, travel, history. Large stock of children’s/juvenile, nature, animals. Book searches and scouting.

Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4.


BELFAST

OLD PROFESSOR'S BOOKSHOP

George Siscoe

99 Main St., Belfast 04915

www.oldprofessorsbooks.comopb@myfairpoint.org

(207) 338-2006/phone & fax

A Harvard Square Bookshop in Belfst, Maine.  Over 7,000 scholarly books, new, used and rare.

10am-4pm daily.


BLUE HILL

ANDRE STRONG BOOKSELLER

Andre Strong & Marjorie Kernan

33 Water St.(PO Box 1300), Blue Hill 04614

www.redgapbooks.com - andrestrongbooks@gmail.com

(207) 374-8825

Andre Strong Bookseller lists all books online at Abebooks.com and Biblio.com.  We also have a rare book room with a wide range of subjects, from fine bindings, art and architecture, philosophy, nautical, Maine, fiction and poetry, among others.  18,000 books in stock.

Open by appointment only.  Located just off Main Street in the center of the village.


BRUNSWICK

TWICE-TOLD TALES

Friends of Curtis Library

200 Maine Street, Brunswick 04011

www.curtislibrary.com/twice-told-tales

(207) 725-8888

Seller of used books in excellent condition as well as CDs, DVDs, and Great Courses lecture series.

Mon-Sat 10-4.


CAMDEN

STONE SOUP BOOKS

Agnes & Paul Joy

35 Main Street, Camden 04843

ssoupbks@tidewater.net

(207) 763-3354

A selection of out-of-print hardcover books, and a general collection of second-hand paperbacks, vintage and contemporary. Specialties: nautical, photography, art, and gardening; LP records.  

Year-round: May 1-Oct 31 daily 10:30-5; Nov 1-Apr 30 closed Sun.


CAPE NEDDICK

WEISER ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS

Marilyn Rinn & Keith Richmond

6 Walt Kuhn Rd., Cape Neddick 03902

www.weiserantiquarian.com - books@weiserantiguarian.com

(207) 363-7253

Now 92 years as one of the world's leading suppliers of rare, secondhand, and out-of-print books on comparative religion, mysticism, and the occult. Over 10,000 books, letters, manuscripts, and artworks. Our specialties include: Aleister Crowley, Alchemy, Hermetica, Eastern Religions, Rosicrucianism, The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, Tarot, Theosophy, Mysticism, Myths and Legends, Magick and Witchcraft.

Established customers are welcome ONLY by appointment. If you would like to visit us please contact us beforehand to arrange a mutually agreeable time.


CHESTERVILLE

SPRUCE GUM BOOKS

David Fuller

129 Chesterville Hill Rd., Chesterville 04938

General Delivery, Farmington Falls 04940

picear@yahoo.com

(207) 779-0671

Specializing in books about the Maine woods, including: Maine hunting, fishing, lumbering, Native Americans, folklore and related ephemera.  Rare, out of print and reading copies. Book searches done.  Buying related material. See our books online at: https://www.abebooks.com/spruce-gum-books-farmington-falls-me/893959/sf.

Year-round, by appointment only.


CORNISH

THE OLD BOOKSHOP

A David Paulhus

27 Maple St. (Rt. 25, PO Box 264), Cornish 04020

oldbooks@yahoo.com

(207)  207-625-9167

Children’s illustrated, leather sets, and early American Bibles. (Always interested in purchasing early Bibles.) ALL subjects represented, including Maine books, occasional paintings, autographs, and paper.  12-15,000 volumes. Dealer-oriented.

Year-Round: 10-5 by appointment.


FREEPORT

TWO BROTHERS BOOKS

David B. Young

176 U.S. Route 1, Freeport 04032  

dave@twobrothersbooks.com

(207) 865-9524

With 30,000 volumes, we have a large general collection of used and out-of-stock books, something for everyone.  Good selections of Maine material, inc. postcards as well as Civil War, World War I, and World War II books. Large variety of vintage paperbacks.

Year-round: Daily 10-5, Sun by chance; call ahead if traveling from afar.


HALLOWELL

MERRILL’S BOOKSHOP

John R. Merrill

110 Water St. (Rt. 201), Hallowell 04347

www.merrillsbookshop.com

(207) 623-2055

An exceptionally varied selection of books for avid readers and serious collectors. Emphasis on scarce, rare and unusual items in a wide variety of subjects. Cash or check only. No internet sales.

Year-round: Tue-Sat 10-5:30; call first if traveling some distance.


HAMPDEN

LIPPINCOTT BOOKS

William Lippincott

30 Wilbur Dr., Hampden 04444

www.lippincottbooks.net - lippincottbooks@tds.net

(207) 862-6946

Americana, Maine and the Maine woods, Indians of the Northeast, Mystery and Detective fiction, Science Fiction, Stephen King, Children’s books, uncommon books in many fields. Approximately 18,000 books of which 2,000 books are online.  Much of my stock is not listed online, including many scholarly, scarce and unusual books.

Year-round but call ahead:  usually (but not always) around Tue-Sat.


HOLLIS CENTER

UHR BOOKS

John, Bonnie, & Jack Fossett

PO Box 306, 122 Cape Rd., Hollis Center 04042

uhrbooks@gmail.com

(207) 929-5100

Internet sales only.  Large general stock with emphasis on the history of medicine, nursing, public health and all allied health sciences.  Also strong religion (Christian and Judaica), poetry, and non-fiction.  Stock may be viewed at www.abebooks.com/servlet/StoreFrontDisplay?cid=10367.  

Please call 8am-8pm Eastern Time only, 7 Days.


ISLESBORO

ARTISAN BOOKS & BINDERY

Craig Olson

113 Derby Rd. (PO BOX 1), Islesboro 04848

www.artisanbooksandbinery.com - craig@artisanbooksandbindery.com - FaceBook

(207) 248-8158

Architecture, Gardening, Design, Fine Press.

By Appointment Only.


KENNEBUNK

MAINELY MURDERS BOOKSTORE

Paula Keeney/Ann Whetstone

1 Bourne St., Kennebunk 04043

www.mainelymurders.com - info@mainelymurders.com

(207) 985-8706

Mainely Murders is an independent specialty bookstore devoted exclusively to suspense, crime, and detective fiction.  Our stock of used recent and hard-to-find hardcover, trade paper, and mass market volumes from classicsand cozies to tough guys and thrillers.

Ma y-Dec: Wed-Sat, 10-5:30. Check website for updates.


NORRIDGEWOCK

SNOWBOUND BOOKS

Nancy Wright

41 River Rd., Norridgewock 04957

nrswright1@gmail.com or snowbook2@adelphia.net

(207) 634-4398

We have 4,000 books on ABE, where they languish. We also have small collection of books, including Maine books, at the Fairfield Mall. We have 100,000 books in our carriage house, and the house is full, too. We will be offering many of these books in lots, as well as continuing to respond to individual requests for single titles and for lots.

Phone or mail only.


NORWAY

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Vanessa & Joanna Reese

446 Main Street,  Norway 04268

www.themainebookhouse.com - books@themainebookhouse.com

(207) 743-9488

A large, varied selection of vintage books, records (vinyl), vintage comics and ephemera.  Large bargain area.

Tues-Sat 10:30-4:30; Sun-Mon by chance/appointment.


OXFORD

THE MAINE BOOKHOUSE

Harry, Joanna & Vanessa Reese

1545 Main Street (Rt. 26), Oxford 04270

www.themainebookhouse.com - books@themainebookhouse.com - FaceBook

(207) 743-9300

A large, diverse, and eclectic selection of 15,000 quality new & used books including collectible children’s, first editions, signed books, new & used paperbacks from $1.75, the uncommon and more. Large bargain area. Albums & CDs, prints & framed art. Visa, MC, Discover & Paypal.

Year-round:  Thu-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4; Other times chance or appointment; Ext. Sum. Hrs.!  2.8 miles N of New Balance Outlet - 45 min. N of Portland.


PORTLAND

CARLSON TURNER BOOKS AND BINDERY

Scott A. Wilson

241 Congress Street. Portland 04101

www.carlsonturnerbooks.com - swilson@maine.rr.com - FaceBook

(207) 773-4200

An organized collection of 50,000 selected quality used books from inexpensive paperbacks to fine antiquarian books on all subjects. Also maps, prints, and other works of art. Specialties include scholarly books, Maine related, Civil War, the unusual and eccentric. Professional bookbinding services including repairs, restoration, fine bindings, as well as protective or elaborate boxes and slipcases. Ample street parking.  

Year-round: Tue-Sat 11-5, Sun 12-5, closed Mon.  Many times by chance or appointment, just call.


THE GREEN HAND BOOKSHOP

Michelle Souliere

661 Congress Street. Portland 04101

www.greenhandbooks.blogspot.com - michelle.souliere@gmail.com

(207) 253-6808

A haven for the curious! Inquiring minds welcome. We stock a wide range of used books, many of them out-of-print, and are always happy to help customers check items off their to-read and library want lists. Trading and buying by appointment. While our selection covers many general topics extensively, in-house specialities include science fiction, horror, mystery, and other weird fiction, as well as esoteric topics, including but not limited to philosophy, occult, illusionism, cryptozoology, paranormal pursuits, and more! We also carry a very small selection of new book stock, mostly local history, choice classic and weird fiction, and supernatural-related topics, all hand-picked by the owner.

May-Sep: Tue-Thu 11-5, Fri 11-6, Sat 11-7, Sun 12-5; Oct-Dec: Wed-Thu 11-5, Fri 11-6, Sat 11-7, Sun 12-5;

Jan-Apr: Thu 11-5, Fri 11-6, Sat 11-7, Sun 12-5.


LUX MENTIS, BOOKSELLERS

Ian Kahn & Suzanne Hamlin

110 Marginal Way - #777, Portland 04101

www.luxmentis.com - ian@luxmentis.com

(207) 329-1469

We specialize in the development of personal libraries & collections. We strive to maintain a small, significant stock, the focus of which shifts according to the collections most recently absorbed. Our stock generally includes fine first editions and heirloom quality books — always eclectic, often exceptional, never dull. More than 3,000 volumes in stock.

Year-round: by appointment only, call or e-mail for appointment and directions.


SCARBOROUGH

BICKERSTAFF’S BOOKS, MAPS &C.

Stephen Hanly

www.bickerstaffs.com - sph@bickerstaffs.com

(207)  883-1119

We specialize in early Americana: books, maps, periodicals, almanacs and ephemera.  Our emphasis is on Maine and New England material through about 1825.  Member of ABAA/ILAB/MADA and the Ephemera Society.

Internet, mail and book fairs only.


SEARSPORT

PENOBSCOT BOOKS

Howard La Rue

164 West Main Street (Rt. 1, PO Box 72),  Searsport 04974

www.penobscotbooks.com - penobscotbooks17@myfairpoint.net

(207) 548-6490

50,000 books on Art, Architecture, Photography, with many Monographs in these areas; also general stock of Poetry, Maritime, Religion, Zen and Eastern Thought, Arts and Crafts Movement, and Liturgical Art Objects. Web site and telephone orders any time. Plenty of parking.  

Seasonal: Mid-Apr to Oct, Tue-Sat 10-4, or by chance or appointment.


SPRINGVALE

HARLAND H. EASTMAN - BOOKS

Harland H. Eastman

567 Main Street (PO. Box 276), Springvale 04083

(207) 324-2797

heastman@metrocast.net

A general stock of 4,000 volumes with emphasis on Maine town histories, Maine non-fiction and Maine authors. Specialist in books by G.A. Henry.

Year-round: by chance or appointment, no regular shop hours.  Route 109.


THOMASTON

SANDRA L. HOEKSTRA BOOKSELLER

Sandra L. Hoekstra

153 Main St. (PO Box 157), Thomaston 04861

www.slhbookseller.com - slhbookseller@gmail.com

(207) 691-3141

Antiquarian, collectible, and rare books, maps, prints and ephemera.

Facebook or call for shop hours.


WATERVILLE

RE-BOOKS

Robert Sezak

25 Concourse East, Waterville 04901

www.biblio.com/bookstore/re-books-waterville - rebooks3@gmail.com - FaceBook

(207) 877-2484

Used, Rare and Out-of-Print books for readers and researchers. Enjoy browsing our large variety of collectible contemporary and past-period hardcovers and paperbacks, including History, Literature, Philosophy, Poetry, Religion, & Science. Concentrations on Cooking, Mystery, Poetry, Science Fiction & Fantasy, World and Ancient History. Gift certificates available. Accepting Canadian $$ at par!

Open year round. Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat 10-5; closed Wed & Sun; or, open by chance or appointment.


WELLS

THE ARRINGTONS

Eleanor & George Arrington

garring1@maine.rr.com

(207) 646-4124

A large selection of scholarly and important Americana, World History, Children’s, books on all sports, large selection of Irish History, selected fiction with much on the Vietnam War, many rare Photos and letters, Prints and Ephemera.  Over 35,000 Military books covering all periods.  Many Rare and Important American, British and Asian titles. Unit histories from all periods and all forces. Many signed books.

Year-round: Jul-Aug daily 10-5; Sep-Jun weekends 10-5, most weekdays 10-4 or by appointment. On Route 1 3/4 mile north of Wells Center.


HARDING’S BOOKS

Douglas N. Harding

2152 Post Road (PO Box 184), Wells 04090

www.hardingsbooks.com - hardings@maine.rr.com

(207) 646-8785/fax (207) 646-0378

A very large stock of quality books, maps, and prints.

Year-round:  Sep-Jun daily 9-5; Jul & Aug daily 9-6.  On Route 1 North.



YARMOUTH

SUMNER & STILLMAN

Richard S. Loomis, Jr.

PO Box 973, Yarmouth 04096

www.sumnerandstillman.com - sumner@sumnerandstillman.com

(207) 846-6070

Literary first editions of the 19th/early 20th centuries: Alcott, Conrad, Cooper, Crane, Dickens, Doyle, Eliot, Emerson, Hardy, Harris, Hawthorne, Irving, James, Kipling, Longfellow, Melville, Meredith, Poe, Stevenson, Stowe, Thackeray, Thoreau, Trollope, Twain, Verne, Wells, Whitman, Whittier, and others. Catalogues issued.

Year-round: by appointment only.


YORK

AIDE DE CAMP BOOKS AND PRINTS

Art Fossa

43 Donica Rd, York 03909

www.adcbooks.com - afossa@adcbooks.com

(207) 363-0882/Cell (207) 332-3309

New, used and rare military books and prints. All historical periods, nations and wars.  A large selection of war games, toy soldiers and related military items are stocked as well.  You can also find us on ABE Books and eBay.

Open shop and On-Line; call ahead to avoid disappointment. Exit 7/The Yorks; N 1/2-mile on Route 1; Right on Donica Rd.; #43 to right-soldiers on Mail Box Post.