Book Care Packages – Support Your Local Bookstore!

We’re open!!  But we love putting together these care packages for you. Local delivery, US shipping. Book Care Packages of either $15, $25, or $100. SHOP NOW or DONATE TO OUR GOFUNDME $15 Book Care Package What you get: One book personally selected by our experienced booksellers based on your preferences, plus a special, unique gift!Continue reading “Book Care Packages – Support Your Local Bookstore!”

Summer Sale – 50% off all used books!

To celebrate the change of ownership (and the beautiful Monterey summer), we’re jumping into a 50% off sale!* 50% off all used books, through ¬†August 15th Come down and see what you can find. ūüôā   *50% off all used books, 1 August 2017 to 15 August 2017. Sale does not include new books, fixtures,Continue reading “Summer Sale – 50% off all used books!”

Architecture – Art – Cookbooks – Gardening – Landscaping – impressive selection – amazing sale!

Sale ran from June-October 2016 Did you know that Old Capitol Books has probably the largest selection of cookbooks this side of San Francisco? We have over 3,000 cookbooks! [1,500 on the shelf and remainder in boxes – from the massive collection of Artie Jane Early.¬† The re-known entertainer of the Monterey Peninsula]¬† Books rangeContinue reading “Architecture – Art – Cookbooks – Gardening – Landscaping – impressive selection – amazing sale!”

50% off sale!

50% OFF SELECT CATEGORIES Old Capitol Books is hankerin’ to thin out some categories of books so we are offering 50% off the following categories through June:¬† Americana, Californiana, Art History, Art Technique, Civil War, Gardening, Landscaping, Maritime, Natural History and Natural Sciences, World History (includes U.S.), and Young Adult chapter books. Old Capitol BooksContinue reading “50% off sale!”

RECENT ARRIVAL – Books purchased from estate of retired U.S. Ambassador

Old Capitol Books is honored to have recently purchased¬†exceptional books from the personal library of a retired U.S. Ambassador¬†John D. Jernegan (1911-1981) who retired to Carmel Valley in the late 1960’s with his wife Mary.¬† Books¬†on the subjects of diplomacy, cooking, Middle¬†East history, and unusual Italian Touring¬†Club books from the 1950’s, among others.¬†¬†During his careerContinue reading “RECENT ARRIVAL – Books purchased from estate of retired U.S. Ambassador”