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The Captain's Bookshelf

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Address: 31 Page Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2707
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+1 828-253-6631
10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Hidden gem in Ashville

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 December 2016
Jim E
Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 all genres. Give yourself time to spend a few hours here if possible to really... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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 a great gift for my girlfriend in a first edition Film Classic's Wizard of OZ... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 Captain's Bookshelf had something for everyone. There's even a small kid's section that showcased classics... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 beautifully displayed. They also have a section of autographed books by local authors. Anyone with... More 

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