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The Captain's Bookshelf

31 Page Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2707
+1 828-253-6631
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Found by happenstance

We stumbled upon this little gem on the way to our car after spending the day in Asheville. What a... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Elizabeth K
Columbus, Georgia
Don't miss this used book store

We stumbled on this bookstore while strolling in Asheville. It has a great assortment of used books... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Michael W
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25 Jul 2017
“Found by happenstance”
19 Jun 2017
“Don't miss this used book store”
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31 Page Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2707
+1 828-253-6631
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We stumbled upon this little gem on the way to our car after spending the day in Asheville. What a wonderful shop- wished we had had more time to look through their shelves. The old and used books have been so well- card for and...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We stumbled on this bookstore while strolling in Asheville. It has a great assortment of used books on a wide variety of topics. Prices do vary, and we did find some fantastic bargains, while other books were priced a bit higher. If you know your...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The Captains Bookshelf is filled with rare finds and of course Thomas Woolf books for all price ranges. Great place to pick up your must have copy of "Look Homeward Angel" for any book lovers trip to Ashville. So many great finds here also from...More

Thank Jim E
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This store has a very diverse collection, from very rare pieces to bargain priced gems. I only had an hour to spend in the store, and to me it was definitely not enough time! Lots to learn and look at! I even managed to find...More

Thank Luke O
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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable collection of rare and used books. I could have spent the entire day and thousands of dollars. I travel to western North Carolina at least 3 times a year. This will be on my list for every trip.

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Reviewed 18 August 2015

This shop had all kinds of collector and unusual books. We went inside just to see the first edition and rare books. We found several hard to find books that were reasonably priced and bought 4 books.

Thank Pat A
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I went into the Captain's Bookshelf on a whim as I saw that they sell antique and rare books. Their collection was astounding from signed copies of John Steinbeck's "Eden of the East" to an original copy of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Crack Up"-- the...More

Thank Shadae M
Reviewed 25 November 2012

Located in the heart of Downtown Asheville, The Captain's Bookshelf is a treasure for either the bibliophile or the casual reader. If you are seeking rare treasures to add to your collection, this is the place to be. Gently used books of all descriptions are...More

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