"To call Reed Books an 'old bookstore' is a bit like saying the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel has a good paint job." -- Allen Johnson Jr., author
2021 Third Avenue North Birmingham, AL U.S.A. 35203 (205) 326-4460 :Map: Tuesday through Friday, 10:30am till 5:30pm and Saturdays, 11am till 4pm. All four major credit cards accepted.
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Book lovers from throughout the world enjoy visiting author Jim Reed at his rare-book loft, Reed Books. Jim, a popular inspirational columnist and gentle gothic humorist, has authored several books, including DAD'S TWEED COAT: SMALL WISDOMS HIDDEN COMFORTS UNEXPECTED JOYS. They can be purchased (autographed) at Reed Books, or may be ordered from any new-book store in the country. Reed Books is "Alabama's largest, most wonderful old book loft and museum of fond memories."
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50,000 books, magazines, newspapers and movie posters are listed here, but we have about 250,000 additional items on hand that are NOT catalogued. Check with us for obscure items you seek!
Search through our inventory for those elusive and wonderful old titles you've always wanted!
We have many thousands of items in the museum and store that are not listed on the Internet!