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Lyrical Ballad Bookstore

7 Phila St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3104
+1 518-584-8779
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Feels like coming home

I travel to Saratoga from NYC about 4 times a year give or take. Since the first time I stepped... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AJ J
Terrific vibe

Great book shop - packed today with the April freeze. Spent a very pleasant 15 minutes in here... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
mwooduk
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4 weeks ago
“Feels like coming home”
8 Oct 2017
“MY NEW FAVORITE BOOKSTORE!”
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7 Phila St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3104
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+1 518-584-8779
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travel to Saratoga from NYC about 4 times a year give or take. Since the first time I stepped foot in lyrical ballads I have made sure to go back every single time I visit Saratoga. It is my favorite bookstore hands down, the...More

Thank AJ J
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Great book shop - packed today with the April freeze. Spent a very pleasant 15 minutes in here - places to sit and read too. Nice staff.

Thank mwooduk
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

The Lyrical Ballad Bookstore on Phila Street in Saratoga Springs is certainly one of the best new and second hand bookstores I’ve ever been in. And this includes bookstores in New York City, Cairo and Rome for comparison. It is truly an extraordinary place. Perhaps...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Every city has one of those places that you are compelled to visit whenever you are in the area. Lyrical Ballad Bookstore is one of those places. I always enter with at least one collectible I wish to inquire about, and always leave with at...More

1  Thank Ronald P
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Small store front but very large store - a maze of rooms which keep going - packed with many books. Used books - sorted & categorized. Very large selection. Many old books. Nice display/collection of book ends. Prints, postcards, artwork also available.

Thank Rita S
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Incredible Bookstore my husband and I enjoy going to every chance we can when visiting Saratoga. Old, used and rare books at a really good price. A great place for readers and collectors.

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Reviewed 12 June 2014

I've loved this place for YEARS. If you love browsing a book store, this is the place. Used, including some rare, books - in a store with a series of rooms and hallways and even a walk-in safe. In the back, also some vintage maps...More

Thank Mike R
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Reviewed 30 March 2014

You will enter from Phila Street and then work your way through a warren of little alcoves and hallways that are generously stacked with used books, ephemera and unique antiquarian books. If you are polite it is entirely possible to spend an afternoon inside the...More

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