If you’ve driven past the Monterey transit center and our lovely book shop in the past week, you might have caught a glimpse of our pretty new sign. Now our purpose has been proclaimed outwards onto the streets loud and clear: “There’s a book store here!”
Greetings. Old Capitol Books has about 8,000 books that have not been processed of which about 3,000 are cookbooks! Our ecclectic books will be making their way to the shelves throughout 2013. Please visit regularly for the best selection. Also, we now have a new workbench for staff. It is a very handsome piece of furniture that allows us to display our beautiful books and work behind the scenes at the same time. We recently rewired and realigned our ceiling lights so they are now lower and aligned with the aisles. Whodathunkit!? We removed some of our book shelves too. This reconfiguration will “lighten-up” the front of the store and allow Old Capitol Books to accomodate book readings. We accommodate book signings and we have some pending in April. STAY TUNED!!
Old Capitol Books of Monterey California, is Your Local Fine Used and Out Of Print Book Store. We stock a wide selection of gently used books – 45,000+ titles. We have a special emphasis on California History & an extensive Military section, along with Children’s Illustrated Art Books, a plethora of Cook Books (4,000), and books on Religion, the Occult, Metaphysical and Philosophy. We have many more categories. We are a General Interest book store.