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The Captain's Bookshelf

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Address: 31 Page Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2707
Phone Number: +1 828-253-6631
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10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Book Store/Art Store

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A book lovers paradise. Come to learn, appreciate, and shop!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Luke O
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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago 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 19 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 25 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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