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Welcome to Penobscot Books Penobscot Books' Store

Summer Hours

Open for Shopping. Tue., Fri., & Sat., 11-4
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   VISIT OUR ASIA ROOM           
Offering Antiques and Collectibles from the Far East, focusing on Japanese Imari porcelain,
Hibachi, Statuary, and Chinese blue and white porcelain.
See some Pictures HERE.
Welcome to the home of Penobscot Books. One of the largest, most extensive private collections of ART BOOKS anywhere - new and used - all in excellent condition. The warm friendly atmosphere has prompted many art enthusiasts to say, "It's like I've died and gone to heaven!" The owners also feel it a heavenly collection and they think you will too! VIEW PICTURES OF OUR STORE

Please search or browse our inventory. We pack each book with care! We ship quickly and provide quality service to Art Book lovers. See some compliments about our online store and services.

We have 7 rooms with 40,000 books now. And over 5,000 monographs, and 750 architecture, 600 photography books.

  • Specialty: Books on Art, Architecture & Photography
  • 7 Rooms: 40,000 books orderly arranged
  • Over 5,000 Artist Monographs
  • 750 Architect Monographs
  • 600 Photographer Monographs
  • Thousands more on Art Schools and Collections
  • As well as Decorative Arts, Art Technique
  • Poetry, Zen, Religion, Maritime, Fishing, and more.
  • Ample Parking, Warm Welcome
  • Store Open May to Oct. 15th  (Fall hours vary.) 
  • Summer Hours :  Tue-Sat 10-4   (Thursday lunch hour-- closed) 
  • Web & Phone Orders All Year

Our store is at 164 W. Main Street (U.S. 1),  Searsport -- on Belfast side of downtown, on the shore side of the road.  Look for the bright building.

Featured Books
Minka: My Farmhouse in Japan
105.00 USD

Japan: The Shaping of Daimyo Culture, 1185-1868
95.00 USD

Transmitting the Forms of Divinity: Early Buddhist Art from Korea and Japan
95.00 USD

Country Textiles of Japan
45.00 USD

Turning Point: Oribe and the Arts of Sixteenth-Century Japan
175.00 USD

When Art Became Fashion: Kosode in Edo-Period Japan
53.00 USD

The Ocean in the Sand - Japan: From Landscape to Garden
140.00 USD

Emaki, Narrative Scrolls from Japan
73.00 USD

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