Archives for : August2014

Ancient History – a brief tour

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IMG_1135 Our Ancient History section – featuring oddities like this book on fishing tracts of the Middle Ages and beautiful sets from publishers like Folio Society (pictured above, The Renaissance. Pictured Below Gibbon’s Fall of Rome)

 

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Mummies are a popular topic with out history customers!

 

 

 

 

Pre-orders with Benefits

Would you like to reserve a copy of a new release book? If you’re trying to pre-order any Hachette authors (like JK Rowling or Neil Gaiman) you probably already know that a certain massive online retailer is refusing to take orders ahead of the release date.

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You decide who is Hachette and who is Amazon.

 

Not to worry! Rickert & Beagle is here to help you.

Place a pre-order (any time up to 48 hours before a book’s release day) for any book, from any publisher large or small. We’ll have the book ready for you on release day, and we’ll throw in between $5 and $10 in used book store credit for you to spend.

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If you need your book shipped out and can’t come to the store to spend your credit we’ll happily substitute a selection of paperbacks that equal your credit total. You tell us what kind of books you want, we’ll pick them out and ship them.

To place a pre-order simply call the store or email us.

The Virtual Bookstore Tour: General History

Meet your friend, the General History section. Full of books on topics so ┬ástrange we can’t find another place to put them….

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Knights, pirates and spies above, A history of rats in NYC below

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Take home a Satanic Duck for only $3, or $2 with any Devil-related book purchase.

 

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The history of falling. (No, seriously)

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Mazes and Labyrinths and the legendary Indian Rope trick