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Captain's October Tent Sale

October Book Sale

Sunday, October 15, 2023

11 AM - 4 PM

Captain's Book Shoppe Parking Lot

1570 S. 1st Avenue

Iowa City, IA 52240

Out of this World Deals

From the Captain's Area 51

Vintage, unique items await your discovery on 15 October.

Star Trek Paperbacks

(used paperback Star Trek Series Science-Fiction Books)

normal list price $4.

October 14 - 15, 2023: $2.50

Current inventory of Star Trek paperbacks is 50+. $2.50 per Star Trek Paperback on 14 & 15 October 2023 (while supplies last).

Select Military History Paperbacks are $2.50 per paperback on 15 October 2023 (while supplies last).

American Civil War, Second World War Battle for the Atlantic and the war to end all wars: The First World War.

Photo of Captain's Book Shoppe 2022 Tent Sale.

Back by popular demand,

The Captain's Cookbook Sale.

50% off list price for select cookbooks

when paying cash

on 15 October 2023

Full list price when using debit or credit card.

Cookbooks without a Captain's price label are $5 cash plus tax on 14 & 15 October 2023.

Yes, we ship cookbooks. We will box and ship U.S. Postal Service Media Mail for

$5.50 for domestic orders. (More for international.)

Cookbooks (while supplies last)

Interesting Cookbooks such as Passion for Peaches under $11.

(While supplies last)

(Refer to above link)

Interesting cookbooks such as Passion for Peaches under $11. (While supplies last)

Vintage Collectible Cookbooks

1946 Virginia Ham Cookbook

Dietz, F. Meredith (editor). De Virginia Hambook By De Ol' Virginia Hamcook Recipes, Party Suggestions, Dances, Luncheon Parties, Menus, Philosophy. Richmond, VA: Dietz Press, 1946 (16th Printing). $55 on 15 October when paying cash. [$62 + tax & shipping normal list.]

You can buy a similar Virginia Hambook book sold by other vendors on Amazon with prices ranging from $72 + shipping all the way up to $120. Or you can buy local and stop by Captain's Book Shoppe Tent sale and pick this up for $55 cash + tax on the 15th of October. [The price before Sunday or with a debit/credit card is $62 + tax & shipping.]

Incomplete Book-Sets Sale

15 October 2023

11 AM - 4 PM

Making space for future winter acquisitions.

Example One:

Mixed 1924 -1926 Scribner's Works of Alexandre Dumas $55 cash + tax & carry for all 13 mixed volumes.

$65 + tax (when using debit or credit card)


$55 cash + tax & carry on 15 October 2023

Captain's October Tent Sale

Works of Alexandre Dumas New York Charles's Scrubber's Sons 1926. (4 x 1924)

Example Two:

For Sale: $12 cash + tax & carry 6 VOLS, 1951 The Grolier Society LANDS AND PEOPLES

(Missing Volume One)

Example Three:

15 October 2023 Sale: Winston Churchill book clubs for sale 19.50 cash + tax & carry for all four.

Winston Churchill book clubs for sale 19.50 cash + tax & carry for all four.

Individual Tent Sale Cash + Tax & carry prices:

1948 the gathering storm $2.50 1950 the Grand alliance $5 1951 closing the storm $5 1949 finest hour $7

Houghton Mifflin Company (printed in the United States of America by the Haddon Craftsman Scranton PA.)

Note: books in fair condition with all pages (no dust jacket).

Example Four:

15 October 2023 Sale: $35 cash & carry + tax


Pictured: Current For Sale List: $60 cash & carry + tax 15 October 2023 Sale: $35 cash & carry + tax

Year: 1897

Leather bound. All Gilt Edge (vol 1 missing leather spine).


$75 electronic payment, plus tax and shipping.

Note: missing vol 5.

Numerous Books Sets

on Sale

What else will be at the Captain's October Tent Sale? Stop by on Sunday the 15th to solve the mystery. (Bring cash for the best deals. Credit cards also accepted.)


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