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Hyde Brothers Booksellers

1428 N Wells St, Fort Wayne, IN 46808-2796
+1 260-424-0197
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Books for days

Long live Hyde Brothers! This is not like any other book store I have ever been to. It is equal... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jordan K
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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The hunt for good reads

While the store is an older building; there is an amazing inventory. Prices are just a bit higher... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Constance A
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Montpelier, Indiana
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
4 weeks ago
“Books for days ”
5 Mar 2018
“The hunt for good reads”
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1428 N Wells St, Fort Wayne, IN 46808-2796
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+1 260-424-0197
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Long live Hyde Brothers! This is not like any other book store I have ever been to. It is equal parts book store and local preservation society/memory vault of all things Fort Wayne. It is situated prominently on the Wells St corridor, which is worth...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

While the store is an older building; there is an amazing inventory. Prices are just a bit higher than where I usually go for used books; but they also give more credit for trade in books of they accept them. My husband and I were...More

Thank Constance A
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

My wife is a big reader. So I added this stop into our trip. Old book stores have their appeal. Gotta love the filing systems, stacks of books and cats to keep the mice to a minimun. If you go, allow for enough time to...More

Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

We visited prior to moving to Ft. Wayne and just visited again today with out 9 mo (she was in the baby carrier). It's still left us in awe just as it did 2 years ago. It is floor-to-ceiling books throughout. As others have reviewed,...More

Thank Kelsi_DSM
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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

If you want used or rare books Hyde Brothers is the only place to look in Fort Wayne. The huge, two story shop on Wells is a book lovers haven. Books climb the walls over ten feet, and there is almost nothing you can't find,...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2016

Hyde Brothers has EVERYTHING! And what precious little they don't have, they can get. The good folks here can get books here I myself have been trying to find for years! They actually found and special ordered an old book my mom had been trying...More

1  Thank Rick D
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Reviewed 7 August 2015

I AM AN AVID SUPPORTER OF REAL BOOKS...and this is one of the VERY FEW BOOKSTORES LEFT. Keep in mind that the space is tight, the books are stacked/stored from floor to ceiling and there are stairs involved to see EVERYTHING that they have to...More

Thank Amy-Nicole H
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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

This is the place to go if you love books! There are so many used books and Harris tax floor to ceiling throughout the entire store and stores basement. Its nice how they have them divided up in sections that are clear to see. That...More

Thank twhite90
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Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

Ceiling to floor even the basement full of books!!! Awesome place! Gentleman working was great. He knew right where to find the books we were looking for. We brought our three kids ages 11, 9, 8. They loved it! We will be visiting again for...More

Thank Andrea G
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

What a surprise...a used book store that is a destination in itself. Get lost in the stacks of books (all nicely arranged so what you're looking for will be easy to locate - of course the staff there knows where everything is) and have some...More

1  Thank Dave_Guia
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