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Captain's Book Shoppe

Assisting Clients to Ethically Grow, Protect or Liquidate their Book Collections.

Connecting Clients to a Network of Experts

1570 South First Avenue

Suite H

Iowa City, Iowa 52240

(319) 351-3166

Closed thru April 7

(Effective 27 March 2020

by order of the Iowa Governor

all Iowa Book Stores are closed)

Sunday: Closed

Monday: Closed

Tuesday:  Closed

Wednesday:  Closed

Thursday:  Closed

Friday:  Closed

Saturday: Closed

Due to COVID-19 Mitigation

we are not accepting book donations.

Book buying by appointment.

We travel the world on a quest for interesting and affordable books.

…last trip to Europe was January 2020.  

Science Fiction


Selected Stories


2013 Nobel Prize



The Federalist

 (in Store & available on line)


Guns of the Old West