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“What a used bookstore should be--go to Tom's shop”
Review of Book Plate

Book Plate
Ranked #1 of 7 Shopping in Chestertown
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chesapeake
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116 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“What a used bookstore should be--go to Tom's shop”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

This could be a sought after movie set for a used bookstore. Tom is expanding to the space next door, so by autumn '14 there will be added selection and aisle space. More storefront also means more golden Maryland light slanting through those clearstory windows.

Extensive Eastern Shore, travel and nautical sections. Balance this with novels reaching back centuries, first editions and author signed copies.

Just being in Chestertown, strolling the sidewalks, stopping in the friendly merchants, is calming.

Visited August 2014
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  • English first
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English first
York, PA
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great Collection of Used Books”
Reviewed 28 July 2014

This little gem was a serendipitous finding for me! Absolutely the best organized collection that I have found and I haunt book stores. All the shelves are well marked an organized - yes there are a few stacks yet to be shelved but that is part of the fun. Fantastic collection of world HISTORY which is my forte; but there is a room full of fiction and a wide ranging collection of every other topic. Most notably a larger than average section on the Arabs and middle east. I must return to explore some more.

Visited July 2014
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