Open SignThe store is located on 23rd St. between Mechanic and Market. We are in the heart of the Strand historic shopping district and near the cruise ship terminal, the Tremont Hotel, and the Grand Opera House. There’s plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment near by. Find us on Google Maps.

Books: Used & New

Galveston Bookshop is a general used book store with a little bit of everything. We buy, sell and trade used books, vinyl LP records and comics and we stock a small selection of new books while offering a full book search and order service. We also have audio books on CD and tape, and a small selection of DVDs and music CDs.

The store is organized by category. We have well stocked areas for fiction & literature, mystery, and sci-fi/fantasy plus over 50 individual nonfiction sections. We stock almost every in-print book on Galveston and whatever we are able to acquire out-of-print. We carry collectible Easton Press and Franklin leather bound classics, scarce items, first editions, and other unusual items as they become available.

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The Galveston Bibliography Database

The Galveston Bibliography Database is an information resource for books about Galveston, Texas. We maintain a database of bibliographic details on all books we can find that pertain to the city and county. Check here to learn more about books of local interest.

Vinyl LPs

Vinyl LPs at Galveston Bookshop.

We trade in used LP records with an emphasis on Pop and Rock from the Fifties on, but carry a little bit of everything from golden oldies to jazz, classical, C&W, vintage pop and sound tracks.

Galveston Bookshop
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Three Good Leads
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Store Hours

Monday-Saturday 10-6
Sunday 10-4

(409) 750-8200

317 23rd Street
Galveston, TX 77550
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Gus the bookstore cat. 2002-2015
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