Tagged with used bookstore Fort Collins

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

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New books, added hours

New books, added hours

A lot of new material has come in the bookstore lately.  Now I’d like to show it off. I am adding some extra hours on Sundays on a trial basis, probably noon to five.    It will depend a little on the weather so I’d suggest giving a call first to see if I am … Continue reading

Rumpelstiltskin

Everyone loves a contest, right?  For 15% off your next purchase* at The Eclectic Reader, guess two titles (or authors) of the books on our list of the top 22 most requested/best sellers of my 36 years in bookselling in Fort Collins.   This includes all the way back to my years as Toad Hall … Continue reading

Employee of the Month

Since Monty’s dental surgery in February – and a big thank-you again to all who helped out with that – he has been back on the job at The Eclectic Reader. Monty has worked at the bookstore going on 7 years. He has always given it his best and is the star employee. Never was … Continue reading

Japanese Haiku

I have begun the difficult task of thinning out my personal library and acknowledging that piles and piles of books on the floor must find their way to a bookcase. In the process, I have re-discovered some gems that have been squirreled away. Little Pictures of Japan by Olive Beaupre Miller, illustrated by Katharine Sturges … Continue reading