Argosy Book Store is now in its third generation of family ownership. Our enormous stock of antiquarian and out-of-print items fills a six-floor building in midtown Manhattan and a large warehouse in Brooklyn. We specialize in Americana, modern first editions, autographs, art, antique maps & prints, and the history of science & medicine. We also have thousands of books in all other fields of interest. We are founding members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, and we belong to the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers and the Appraisers Association of America.Our New York City road trip planner makes visiting Argosy Books and other New York City attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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Argosy Books Reviews
This is a must go if you are in to books, maps, or prints. I go here every time I am in NYC and usually buy too many antique maps. I have almost ran out of room in my house. But you can see how the... more »
This store is full to overflowing with beautiful books and prints. My friend and I struggled to tear ourselves away! more »
Courteous, knowledgeable staff. Remarkable array of collectibles. Many affordable items at arm’s reach, along with the big-buck rarities. Map room (2nd floor) has thousands of loose maps organized by region. Some the framed ones are museum-worthy. Don’t miss the funky elevator ride. Oh, and the outdoor table? $3 poetry.
I love local bookstores. I love them even more when they are open until 10pm!!! I stopped in here after dinner with a friend and completely fell in love with several books. It is smallish but there is a great selection. I was blown away but the diversity of books there. Bonus....everything was very reasonably priced!
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