There are numerous small independent book shops that love company. We have thousands of rare and antique treasures brought to you by our network of trusted sellers from all around the world. Octavia books is new orleans most exciting independent bookstore, features booksigning and other literary events, recommended books, 2 million titles, and more. Often customers stroll by on their way to jackson square and cafe du monde for beignets, surprised that such an independentlyowned book store is alive and well. For 300 years, new orleans has collected the treasures of french explorers, spanish pirates, english merchants, river boatsmen, and southern planters. Rare books for sale, buy antique books from alibris. The shop has a sleek, modern feel, making choosing a book efficient and easy. So its no surprise that trying to find even a starting point to explore them can quickly become overwhelming. For best results, please search by title and author.
Welcome to keils antiques, a family owned and operated antique store in the heart of the french quarter since 1899. Vintage 329 is a french quarter gallery offering the most fun, funky, and fabulous accessories for your vintage lifestyle. The antiquarian bookstore, new hampshires largest antiquarian book store, features collections, outofprint books, rare books, antiquarian. If we dont have what youre looking for in the store, you can order from our online shop and get it shipped directly. Theres a seemingly infinite supply of eccentric characters in this town, many. Many have special events and author signings nightly. Collectible antiques new orleans, louisiana facebook. The 10 best new orleans antique stores with photos. Mary alice is one of many authors well be bringing to your living room.
But two and a half blocks past esplanade isnt too far to walk to shop this treasure trove of vintage clothing, jewelry and home accessories, many made by local artists. Theres a seemingly infinite supply of eccentric characters in this town, many of whom are amazing collectors of unique things. And lets be fair, a list of the best is just as complicated and problematic as determining its best restaurants or venues, but for. Use the search box above to find fond treasures from your childhood or that one book that has escaped your collection thus far. Garden district book shop new orleans signature book shop. For more information and updates about how new orleans is addressing the covid19 outbreak including restaurants that are currently open for takeout and delivery please visit our homepage. Explore unique, collectible and unusual items from the finest booksellers in the world. Antiquerare book restoration leonards book restoration.
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Fine french antiques in new orleans french antique shop. Located on octavia street in uptown new orleans, octavia books is tucked away in a neighborhood just off of the bustling magazine street shopping area. Another great source for books are the museum shops around town, including the historic new orleans collection, which speaks volumes to lovers of local lore. On a blustery winter weekend, my wife, amy, and i set out to explore the big easy, ambling from the warmth of store to store, to scour the town for its best antiques bargains and to revel in its. If you have any questions about the availability of a book listed on the website, please refer to these inventory status descriptions or call us at 504. The definitive guide to new orleans best record shops the. Most recommended antique store businesses in new orleans. The antiquarian bookstore, new hampshires largest antiquarian book store, features collections, outofprint books, rare books, antiquarian books, magazines, comics, art, and collections. Welcome to octavia books, where our wellread staff is always happy to provide friendly assistance. Crescent city books is a twostory bookshop that has been open in the french quarter since 1992. Regretfully we could not compete with amazon and an ever growing reluctance by consumers to shop with small and independent merchants.
Complete guide and listings of new orleans antique shops. Louis cathedral, or taking in 1940sera music at a jazz club, its easy to feel transported to a different era. Secondline arts and antiques, new orleans, louisiana. Its often said that a stroll through the french quarter is like stepping back in time. Garden district book shop is housed in the rink, a structure erected in 1884 which was once the crescent city roller skating rink, but has also served as a stable, gas station, grocery store, and mortuary through the years. This selection ranges from 1917 to 1969, and really is. New orleans antique shopping, culinary extravaganza. Everywhere you look there are antiques shops in the big easy. New orleans bookstores are the perfect way to immerse yourself in the. Find estate furniture, jewelry, silver and more at an antique store on royal street or charters street in the french quarter or on magazine street. Librairie book shop, new orleans 2020 all you need to know. Of all the used and antiquarian bookshops in nola, i liked this one best for bookhunting. Peruse the best in designer vintage costume jewelry, midcentury bar and cocktail wares, original lithographs, vintage sunglasses, vintage designer handbags, and more.
M s raus excellent staff has the most fabulous assortment of great collectibles. Jul 31, 2018 five places to shop in new orleans magazine street has some of the best antique stores, art galleries and oneofakind shops to be found anywhere in new orleans. This process gives the new hinge good strength, while making the book once again. Kitchen witch was a bricknmortar culinary book shop for 20 years. Come meet isaac fitzgerald when we celebrate his debut picture book, how to be a pirate, a sparkling and inspirational picture book about a girl who wants to be a pirate, her tattooed grandpa, and their indelible bond. If theres an outofprint book that you couldnt find anywhere else in. We can also lay a flat cotton cord color matched to the leather, to partially hide the break. An oldschool french quarter bookstore, crescent city books sells used books by the stacks. New orleans louisiana 1919, the timespicayunes map of new orleans, antique vintage reproduction.
For more than thirty years, the historic new orleans collection has been publishing books about the city and the gulf south as part of our mission to promote the study and preservation of our regions history and culture. We are located across from congress square in historical orleans, indiana. Here we have over 8,000 square feet of store space as well as a beautiful courtyard. Ok, technically, blue dream vintage isnt in the french quarterlocated in the marigny triangle. Although were closed for browsing, were still operating. New orleans was founded in 1718 by the french and named for the duke of orleans. Octavia books new orleans, louisiana independent bookstore. In a city that exemplifies living history so uniquely, its antique shops mirror that too. The best antique shops in new orleans southern living. Another great source for books are the museum shops around town, including the historic new orleans collection, which speaks volumes to.
Many of the buildings that make up our city date back to. Even if you are not an antique collector, the antique stores in new orleans contain items of such quality and significance that they are essentially free museums. New orleans is filled with stories and the citys many bookstores enjoy selling them. As a former antique art dealer, i invite you to accept my unique tips and insiders guide to the opulent new orleans antique art market. Top 9 best new orleans bookstores marriott traveler. New orleans antique shop balzac antiques united states. We have operated a book store in the beautiful historic french quarter since 1967 and have been at our current location on decatur street since 1979. Whether youre viewing 18thcentury buildings like the st. Alibris is one of the premier rare and outofprint book sites on the internet. New orleans antiques, antique dealers information and guide.
You can visit the strands rare book room on the third floor, monday sunday 9. Mary alice will be talking with us about her book, on ocean boulevard and answering your questions. Here within are found books rare and ancient, starting with the earliest printed works encompassing incunabula, 15th century. This book is perfect for ages 36, but this event will be great fun. When searching for rare books, please do not search by isbn.
Located on maple street in uptown new orleans, maple street book shop is a converted neighbourhood home, and has a cosy. The shop specialises in antique, out of print, and rare books. Bookstores in new orleans locals guide new orleans go nola. Five places to shop in new orleans magazine street has some of the best antique stores, art galleries and oneofakind shops to be found anywhere in new orleans.354 192 290 938 221 1552 1310 165 242 284 588 185 465 1377 1522 1409 303 1589 367 1003 1534 221 154 1090 387 1400 1476 1087 1598 1426 1562 115 420 83 85 392 61 1323 98 596 703 597 164 997 1309 614 1319 911 786