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Book Store? Department Store.

A small town department store that does not sell appliances. Be sure to visit when you are in... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2012
Glen Rock, New Jersey
Opened In 1745 & Very Current

This bookstore has a nice bookshop inside, but also a large selection of Christmas ornaments, a... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2012
Morristown, New Jersey
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The world's oldest book store.
428 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018-5869
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Reviewed 25 January 2012

A small town department store that does not sell appliances. Be sure to visit when you are in Bethlehem.

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Reviewed 17 January 2012

This bookstore has a nice bookshop inside, but also a large selection of Christmas ornaments, a HUGE selection of Bethlehem stars (priced from 10.00 to 1500.00), high end chocolates, a kid's candy bar, a sandwich shop, a cafe, a gourmet foods section, a children's bookstore,...More

Date of experience: January 2012
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Reviewed 18 December 2011

Great place to visit and browse, they have a variety of items, such as Christmas ornaments, knickknacks and a cafe with pretty decent food. Not your ordinary bookstore.

Date of experience: December 2011
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Reviewed 13 December 2011

We were totally surprised at how wonderful this store was! Yes, it was busy, yes, it was crowded... but everything looked wonderful and the way the different sections flowed from one section to another worked well... a feast for the eyes, Christmas decorations, lovely Moravian...More

Date of experience: December 2011
1  Thank russrobin
Reviewed 13 December 2011

Much more than a book store.Took a least an hour to look at all that was offered.Christmas decorations,nick knacks,soda fountain, unique candies and much more.A lot of fun,this store has become an attraction.

Date of experience: December 2011
Reviewed 12 December 2011

They sell beautiful objects made by local artisans. Gorgeous Christmas items. Always fun to come here and peruse the shelves.

Date of experience: December 2011
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Reviewed 3 December 2011

Perfect place for Chrismas shopping (to me , it was better than the Bethlehem Christkindlmarkt.

Thank Pamela A
Reviewed 23 November 2011

Any trip to Main Street in Bethlehem is not complete without stopping in here. From books to ornaments to gift ideas for the person who has everything, this old store has it all. Although books are just one of the things you find here, their...More

Thank moravian99
Reviewed 6 November 2011

My husband & I love this store so it was fitting that we'd support their ghost tour this fall & they did not disappoint! Their costumed guide carried a lantern as the group carried candles that lit our way through downtown Bethlehem. Our guide was...More

Thank Mmfan66
Reviewed 18 October 2011

Books, candy, holiday decorations, tchotchkes! The only thing they did not have was a bookmark related to Bethlehem!

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank Sue H
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