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I love this bookseller. They have an amazing selection of books old and new. Several first edition and author signed books available. Wonderful service. You may also sell or trade books on Mondays and Thursdays. I love just browsing and sitting in a letter chair...More
This establishment has more books and crannies stuffed with every kind of book imaginable. Plan to spend some time to explore the variety of offerings as you wander Water Street. You’ll find a treasure for sure.
We always feel a visit to Port Townsend would not be complete without a stop here. This is a wonderful used book store. It is not one where you have to dig through stacks of books; rather the books are well organized and displayed. We...More
Came to the store specifically for an author meet and greet. Stayed because there is so much of interest inside. Books of course, but wonder 'punny' t-shirts and coffee mugs, post cards, etc... Lovely handmade journals (by local authors) , etc.... A great staff pick...More
I love this bookstore, its thoughtfully laid out with a vast array of selections stacked high to the ceilings. Found some out of print or just straight up hard to find books here as well. They've also got signed/first editions of some classics.
I always explore this wonderful book shop when I am in Port Townsend. A previous owner sold after many years in business, and fortunately found a local buyer who has kept the shop open and independent. Buy a bagful of books here, and then read...More
I'd passed several times without going in. When I visited I was so pleasantly surprised! Beautiful books, coffee table books, new and used books in every genre. I learned they buy books as well on Mindays and Thursdays from 11-4. I look forward to selling...More
I / we have gone to William James for over 10 yrs & have ALWAYS found exceptional & unique books to buy (neo & used) !
The variety of genres is staggering - and the prices are fantastic ! = U can find some REAL...More
This bookstore invites you to grab a cup of coffee, sit in the comfortable armchair and curl up to read one of their books. NOT! But I certainly felt like doing just that once I got inside and got lost in the titles on display