The Strand Bookstore, New York City

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Find new, used, rare, and out-of-print books at The Strand Bookstore. Every bookworm's treasure trove, this independent bookstore dates back to 1927, when Benjamin Bass, an immigrant from Lithuania, opened the business. In addition to books, the store sells DVDs, CDs, vinyl records, and trendy souvenirs, from alphabet socks to book cart key chains. By using our New York City trip itinerary website , you can arrange your visit to The Strand Bookstore and other attractions in New York City.
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  • An absolutely huge bookstore, with books of all genres and with great prices. The rarity section is mouth-watering. Besides, there's a lot of nice souvenirs. A real Disneyland for those who love books and reading.
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  • At the urging of one of our sons, we took 2 middle aged sons, 1 teenage & 2 elementary school granddaughters and 1 wife to see this store. They had books for every interest: for 3 yr olds to 75 yr old...  more »
  • A really fine book store, good for used books as well. Be prepared to take a lot home with you, big bags full of great books.  more »
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