Prospero's Books is located in Old Town Manassas, Virginia with a large inventory of fiction and non-fiction books while specializing in Military History, Americana, General and Hardback Fiction. Our on-line book listings through AbeBooks makes it easy for you to purchase and send as gifts any book in our inventory anywhere in the world. We have access to rare, collectable and out of print books that you may have been looking for. Proudly serving Manassas, the entire Prince William and Fairfax County area, as well as the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
Prospero's Books has a broad inventory of used books numbering about 85,000 volumes. We have a well-organized selection of both non-fiction and fiction as well as a rapidly growing inventory of antique maps and prints.
Our civil war collection is one of the best in the area.
We ship orders anywhere in the world and always send them safely and securely wrapped.
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We have recently aquired several large collections of great books. Books make great gifts! Also we have started an Old Town Book Club for any and all book lovers.Call 703 257 7895 or E-Mail Prosperosbooks@comcast.net for more inform Regular store hours: Sun/Mon/Tue-12-6 Wed/Thu -10-7 Fri/Sat 10-8
Established in 1993, Prospero's Books occupies the historic 103 year-old Hibbs & Giddings building in the heart of Old Town Manassas. Originally, the building was a clothing store founded by lifelong friends E. Humphrey Hibbs and Eugene G. Giddings. Hibbs and Giddings opened in this location in 1912.
This dignified structure serves as an anchor and landmark on a busy corner of Old Town Manassas, across from the Loy E. Harris Pavilion.
Our on-line listings are only a small fraction of our inventory, so please stop in a visit.
"Knowing I loved my books, He furnished me from mine own library with volumes that I prize above my dukedom."
USED • Out of Print
Rare Books • Maps • Prints
Things that set us apart:
We Buy, Sell & Trade Books - Be sure to ask about our consignment program!
- Antiquarian Books
- Antique Maps & Prints
- Civil War Collection (among the best In the area)
- Large Military History Section
- Strong History Section
- Broad Range of Topics (hard back & paperback)
- Competitive Pricing
- Well Organized Stock
- Extensive Fiction section (hard back & paperback)
- Extensive Collection of Pre-1950's era Hard Cover Fiction
- Relaxed Shopping Atmosphere
- Friendly & Knowledgeable Staff
- Gift Certificates Available
- Large selection of Antiquarian Shakespeare
Gift Certificates Available
Gift Certificates are a great purchase for birthdays, Christmas or just the avid reader that you can't remember the book they wanted.
Washington Antiquarian Booksellers Association (WABA)
Old Town Business Association (OTBA)
Please visit us when you are in historic Manassas, Virginia.
Old Town Manassas gift cards are gladly accepted here
An Old Town with a New Attitude!!!
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9129 Center Street • Manassas, Virginia 20110
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