Correspondence welcome in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, & French.

   WHAT'S NEW . . .
This index/welcome page updated 1 JULY 2014 . . .   
other pages, variously . . .
   
 OurNEWEST ARRIVALS were
updated 16 JULY 2014 Click at top left! 

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~ YOU'LL BE WELCOME HERE AT THE ARSENAL! ~
~  OPEN BY APPOINTMENT, WITH PLEASURE  ~
~  GENERAL  “OPEN HOUSE”  MOST  SATURDAYS  12–4  ~

OUR JULY SATURDAY OPEN HOUSES WILL
BE ON THE 5TH, 12TH, & 26TH (124)

RSVP!  
   
Our toll-free number is now 888/960-7562;
          if you want to be SURE of getting memos on Open Houses,
please tell us!


For more photos & important
    notes on VISITING, 
click here.
Sapper Sam said, 'EARLY SPRING *THIS* YEAR!'
    BROWSE books by Language, Century, or TOPIC    
ABAA Code of Ethics   •   About "SESSABKS"   •   TERMS, PRIVACY, & GUARANTEES   •   On COLLECTING
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WELCOME to the SUMMER  WEBSHOP!
Please note that CUSTOM
PRB&M E-GIFT CERTIFICATES
may be created for, say,
a
beach-vacation
take-along
surprise
?!

   
The “good used” books from our porches can be shipped in piles . . .



  As always!   You can CLICK the multi-colored link
  or the picture below to see      
an illustrated description of our current . . .

NOTABLY NIFTY OFFERING

 


 New pictures let regular visitors know when there's a new book or manuscript to click to.
If you would like us to send you the link directly    
by e-mail, each time, we can do so . . . just ask!

Or reviewTHE GALLERY  of Featured Books . . .

 
You can also CLICK!
to view QUANTITIES of our stock not yet
(and sometimes never to be) in our illustrated catalogues.
You can sort your finds by author, title, or date;
and you can ask just to see
OUR 25 NEWEST POSTINGS.

SEE THOSE   
        NEWEST POSTINGS
          right from here . . .




If you're travelling I-95think of visiting!       
 (At Exit 27, you'll be within a
quarter-mile of us.)

 


RIGHT NOW, our
“good used” & “medium rare”
SessaBks shelves offer more enjoyable, “giftable” books that
aren't databased (and
probably never will be)
than we've EVER had before.
They're just HERE for your finding . . .


Please call or email for an appointment & directions,
Or, plan to come by on a Saturday afternoon to enjoy snacks,
RARE BOOKS
*&*/orSessaBks.

For more on visiting, click here.
 


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Once you're here, you'll find lots of books,
plenty of secure and easy parking,
*and* a warm welcome.




 

Meanwhile!  

BROWSE @ PRB&BY  TOPIC . . .
OR LANGUAGE OR CENTURY. . .
The GREEN button below takes you to
our full, always-evolving

  CATALOGUE of WEB CATALOGUES . . .
 

. . . with a mere Selection showing below . . .

POST-1820 AMERICANA click here    
  PRE-1820 AMERICANA — click here     
Illustrated Books click here

PROVENANCE click here
  China click here
   Literature click here     PHILOSOPHY click here 
Natural History click here   Books about Books click here
Children/Education/Children's Books click here
Evidence of Readership click here
Commerce/Finance/Trade click here Native Americana click here
Medicine — click here  Ireland/Irish click here Cookery click here  
Greek & Latin Classics click here MEXICANA!click here
Music & Dance click here Books in German click here
Books in French click here Books in Italian click here
Bibles, Testaments, & Bible Scholarship click here

   General Religion click here    
Judaica/Hebraica click here     Rare Catholica click here
Scotland/Scotsclick here  Manuscriptsclick here
 
CHAPBOOKS click here 
Womenclick here Human Rightsclick here
16TH Century Booksclick here  17TH Century Booksclick here
18TH Century Booksclick here
   Collected PRESSES click here    

AND  SETS!click here.
See also!     
BINDINGS
BINDINGS BINDINGS
—  click here
         

And for our ANTIQUARIAN   
GENERAL MISCELLANY
,

Just click the BOOKSHELF picture!




 

                         Ready for a breather from book-looking?  Read an       
ADVENTURE in BOOKSELLING . . .    
            [CLICK HERE]

OR!

For the Tale (or Tail) of how
our  subshop
SESSABKS came to be,
  Click here . . .




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  Has PRB&M shipped books to
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Or to your national library?

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