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Old 06-21-2010, 10:14 PM
 
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I want to buy used book. I would like to know, if Rochester, NY has used book stores, like, "Powell's Books" in Portland, OR? Thanks
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Old 06-22-2010, 02:51 PM
 
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There's nothing as large as Powell's, but there are a few smaller used book stores in Rochester. There are two that I know of in the Village Gate Square complex on North Goodman St: Yankee Peddler and The Houghton Book Shop. There is also one called Bookends in the Bowl-A-Roll shopping plaza on Jefferson Road in Henrietta. And the Barnes & Noble in Pittsford has a large used book section.
I would love to know of others that people might know about!
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Old 06-22-2010, 09:02 PM
 
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A few months ago I discovered a great place called The Book Centre out in Spencerport. The store is literally bursting with books and is a little disorganized, but I love browsing the shelves and the owner always seems to find whatever you're looking for. The prices are great and I always leave with a ton of great stuff, including lots of newer books.
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Old 12-08-2010, 05:29 PM
 
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Does anyone know of a good place to sell hard cover books in excellent shape? Would like to get a fair price for them.
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Old 12-09-2010, 11:43 AM
 
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Does anyone know of a good place to sell hard cover books in excellent shape? Would like to get a fair price for them.
I would suggest trying to sell them online at a place like Half.com or Amazon's used book store. However, then you are at the mercy of waiting for someone to buy them. I just don't know of any used book stores that offer a fair price for buying used books.
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Old 01-30-2011, 05:59 PM
 
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Look at Small World Books on North Street, too. A little before Portland branches off.

The guy doesn't allow conservative books in there, so he's ethically a slimeball, but it is a book store and it is pretty interesting.

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