Established in 1961 by John T. Zubal, Zubal Books offers an outstanding selection of used and antiquarian titles. This Web site provides access to one of the largest collections of out-of-print titles available on the Internet.
The Zubal Books warehouse maintains close to 5,000,000 volumes of scholarly and rare books in the fields of Literary Criticism & Biography, History, Philosophy, Science, Anthropology & Archaeology, Religion, Historiography, Linguistics, Occult and Fiction.
New Online Rare Book Room
Our new online rare book room! Inside you will find scarce titles in all fields including illustrated books, first editions, the sciences, history, and periodicals.
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Anthony Bourdain visited us on what was probably the coldest day in January 2007. Our good friend Harvey Pekar, creator of real-life comic American Splendor, felt it important that the Travel Channel personality spend a few hours with us. That meant an hour-long tour through what is mostly unheated warehouse, where large portions of our stock are shelved. Besides Harvey, Bourdain was accompanied by his producer, three cameramen, and writer Michael Ruhlman. Ultimately the three-hour taping was distilled into a five-minute segment of the Cleveland episode of No Reservations.
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