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Address: 748 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-2906
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+1 805-643-3154

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One of a kind

Great bookstore with helpful people, good used selection, and neat atmosphere. Theis sister store, appendigo accepts used books for store credit!

Reviewed 28 January 2012
Ventura, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has every used book I've ever looked for that's been in print for awhile. And...the staff here are super helpful and friendly. I always get into a time warp reading books and wondering who originally bought this book and how many owners it's traveled with. I found a book of Walt Whitman's writings, Leaves of Grass and this... More 

1 Thank martinatunafish
Ventura, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 July 2014

I have been shopping here for many years and I love the look and feel of this store. Regardless of other negative reviews, this store is nothing like a "run down store in Skid Row." They have many books and they are organized by sections and fiction areas are by author. I like that it does have an antique feel... More 

1 Thank VenturaCAgrl34
Oxnard, California
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2013

If you are a serious book collector avoid this place like the plague, especially if you are low on cash reserves. The place looks and smells like a discount book shop you might find on Skid Row, but while the books are that quality, the prices are more like Rodeo Drive. If you really want a quality book for a... More 

Thank MaxieD_13
Ventura, CA
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2012

Great bookstore with helpful people, good used selection, and neat atmosphere. Theis sister store, appendigo accepts used books for store credit!

1 Thank SweetPeaVentura_CA
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 July 2008

My daughter and I went into the store searching for a out of print book. We saw the book on Amazon.com but thought we could find it locally. The local library told us the book was on the shelves but was taken sometime ago and none were available. Tim looked for the book in the shop and didn't have it.... More 

1 Thank pkc4real

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