Book Signing: Gregory Orfalea – author of Journey to the Sun

Journey to the Sun by Gregory OrfaleaOn April 6th, 2014 1pm come join us as we welcome Gregory Orfalea – winner of the Arab American Book Award and was a finalist for the Pen USA Prize –  to Old Capitol Books when he comes around with his new book, Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra’s Dream and the Founding of California. Continue reading Book Signing: Gregory Orfalea – author of Journey to the Sun


50% off sale!


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 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.



Book Buying

Due to an excess of supply of books (and the subsequent lack of space), Old Capitol Books will only be purchasing the following book genres:  local history, classic literature, military history,  modern art, some young adult literature, sci-fi, and the esoteric in most genres. We offer cash and will continue to accept these books for trade-in/store credit. Feel free to contact us for more information.