We buy and sell fine, unusual and rare books in most fields. We have a diverse stock catering to a variety of interests with particular emphasis in Antiquarian books, Americana, Civil War, History, Scholarly books, Art and Architecture. Additionally, we have an ever-increasing selection of prints, maps, and printed ephemera.

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We are an open shop with more than 20,000 books, many of which are not listed online. Please call if you don’t see what you’re looking for. Whether you live in the area or are just visiting Richmond, we hope you'll stop in.

Store hours are 11am to 5pm, Wednesday through Sunday or by appointment.


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Black Swan Books
2601 West Main Street
Richmond, Virginia 23220
(804) 353-9476