Specializing in gift-quality used books with a regional focus, 1st editions and collectible works on southern and local literature, and books of special interest like a rare signed copy of Pat Conroy’s The Water is Wide published by the Old New York Book Shop Press, and The Fever Man, the authoritative biography of Dr. John Gorrie inventor of the ice machine by Apalachicola native Vivian Marshall Sherlock.
Our shop has titles on local ecology, boating, fishing, hunting, popular fiction, art, history, biography, military and books for children and young adults. We also have vintage sheet music, cookbooks, books on cars and cigars and more.
Celebrating more than 5 years in business, founder Susan Wolfe also re-printed a limited edition of two period novels set in the area in the 1840s by noted author, illustrator and Apalachicola resident, Alexander Key: The Wrath and the Wind and Island Light. Key also wrote Escape to Witch Mountain which became a Disney movie.
Come visit and browse to your heart’s content. You’re sure to find something of interest.