The Perfect Gift Book for Firearms Enthusiasts

Now available, Hatcher’s Notebook, a standard reference book for shooters, gunsmiths, ballisticians, historians, hunters, and collectors.  Bound in green leather, with gilt lettering, decoration, and edges.  $40

Midcentury Art: Ashtrays

We’re loving our fabulous collection of Mad Men style vintage ashtrays!

We’re loving our fabulous collection of Mad Men style vintage ashtrays!

 

So very representative of mid-century design, they were created in bright colors and flowing forms, with speckle, swirl, or drip glazes.

So very representative of mid-century design, they were created in bright colors and flowing forms, with speckle, swirl, or drip glazes.

 

Repurposed today as a candy dish in the family room,

Repurposed today as a candy dish in the family room,

 

trinket tray or change holder in the bedroom,

trinket tray or change holder in the bedroom,

 

or makeup dish in the bath,

or makeup dish in the bath,

 

these charming works of art provide a color pop and conversation piece for any room in your home!

these charming works of art provide a color pop and conversation piece for any room in your home!

$12 – $35 at Gifty Things Vintage in the Book Shop

August Markdowns: Mystery/Adventure

Hardcover and paperback, $1-$3.


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If you’re like me, your favorite authors just don’t write fast enough to keep you satisfied, so you always need to find MORE favorites.  Markdowns are the perfect way to try out some new authors…..CHEAP!

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Crammed, jammed, & stuffed–Kids’ Books!

Our booksellers have come through for us and LOADED our Children’s Section with hundreds of bright, clean, like-new kids’ books, pre-school through young adult.

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TEACHERS: We still have funds available in our Teachers Credit account–stock up now!

Food, Glorious Food!

Scrumptious!

Scrumptious!

A heaping serving of tantalizing food writing, available at the Book Shop…

Life is Meals, a "tribute to the glory of food & drink, and the joy of sharing them with others."  $9.60

Life is Meals, a “tribute to the glory of food & drink, and the joy of sharing them with others.” $9.60


Don't Try This At Home, Culinary Catastrophes from the World's Greatest Chefs, $8.75

Don’t Try This At Home, Culinary Catastrophes from the World’s Greatest Chefs, $8.75


Alice Waters and Chez Panisse, a biography of the 1971 food revolution started in Berkeley, $9.80

Alice Waters and Chez Panisse, a biography of the 1971 food revolution started in Berkeley, $9.80


Sacred Food, an exploration of dishes  traditionally served at significant moments in human life, $12.25

Sacred Food, an exploration of dishes traditionally served at significant moments in human life, $12.25


Never Eat More Than You Can Lift, racy, wicked, runny, informative, and historical quotations about food and drink, $7

Never Eat More Than You Can Lift, racy, wicked, funny, informative, and historical quotations about food and drink, $7


Two titles by this illustrious food writer:  The Art of Eating, $9.95; and, A Stew or a Story, $9.80

Two titles by this illustrious food writer: The Art of Eating, $9.95; and, A Stew or a Story, $9.80


Mark Kurlansky, The Food of a Younger Land, $9.80; and, Choice Cuts, $9.45

Mark Kurlansky, The Food of a Younger Land, $9.80; and, Choice Cuts, $9.45


Adventures in food for the romantic, the foolhardy, and the brave, $7

Adventures in food for the romantic, the foolhardy, and the brave, $7