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A World of Tolkien

Just in at The Eclectic Reader and disappearing fast…books on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien: This book and A Tolkien Bestiary sold today. Hurry in to see the rest. Seven left.

Rare Architectural Gem

Just in at The Eclectic Reader – a real find for the architect doing restoration work on pre- 1920s buildings. This is the International Library of Technology 497 “Brickwork, Terra Cotta, and Concrete” prepared under the supervision of William S. Lowndes, published in 1920. 247 illustrations. $45. Only 4 copies online. This is a beautiful … Continue reading

RIP Monty-cat 2006-March 1, 2021

It is with great sadness that I have to report that Monty, The Eclectic Reader’s great bookstore cat and mascot, passed away on Monday, March 1st, after going downhill suddenly. The many stories of his seven years working in the bookstore will become legendary. If you missed the opportunity to make his acquaintance, you truly … Continue reading