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Wentworth and Leggett Books Durham NC

A warm and friendly shop with many items priced to attract students or casual readers as well as the discriminating collector.
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Valentines for Sale!
The old Valentines are out.  Early 1900's - 1960's.  Valentine books also.
old rare out-of-print books leather bindings
The Philosophical Works of David Hume 1826Howard Chandler ChristyHygene and Public HealthTik-Tok of OzThe Flying Machine BoysPeggy Finds the TheatreHuman Voice 1867Botanica Per Tutti by Ferruccio Rizzatti book pop-up fold-out
General Antiquarian and selected New Stock.  Medicine & Science, Fine Bindings & Illustrated.  Literature, Poetry, Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror.  Children's & Juvenile.  Americana by state or region (North Carolina history a specialty), U.S. Presidential History & Biographies, Ancient & Medievil History, European History & Travel, Transportation.  Architecture, Antique Reference, Arts & Crafts.  African American, Religion & Philosophy.  Art, Music, Dance, Theatre & Cinema.  Cooking, Gardening, Hunting & Fishing.  Sports, Mountain Climbing, Artic & Antartic. 

Civil War, World War I, World War II, The American Revolution & The Vietnam War.  Other subject areas.
old maps
North Carolina map hand coloredMaine map hand coloredNorth America map hand coloredAfrica map hand colored
Original Antique Maps: Early 1800's - 1920's.  Many are hand-colored.  Large selection, broad price range.  U.S. (Cities, States) and Foreign.
old prints
Biplane Charles Hubbellhuman anatomy 1840man horse Henry Gray Earle of Standfordflower botanical Lactura Scuriola 1836Arthur RackhamThomas Nast monkey cat Harpers Weekly
Zuni mask 1904Haircut 1900Took It Kate GreenawayFrench fashion 1820'sBird 1881 hand coloredGeorge Cruikshank hand colored
Late 1700's through mid 1900's, natural history, science, human anatomy, botanical, nautical, aviation, military, Harpers Weekly, children's and famous illustrators.
butterfly postcard art nouveauBull Durham tobacco Russian postcardcanoe waterfall postcardNancy Sinatra postcardAlligator cart postcardrailroad car oranges postcard
Early 1900's - 1970's.  Broad selection of views and greetings, 1,000's to choose from, catergorized for easy viewing.
Magazine Ads
Oldsmobile futuramatic carCoca ColaLincoln carRalston cereal Maxfield Parrish
Vintage magazine ads 1900's - 1960's.  Coca-Cola, Schlitz, automobile, tobacco and many others.  Hundreds to choose from.
Ebony magazine 1966Life magazine fetusNational Geographic magazine 1910Popular Mechanics magazine
Early 1900's - early 1970's.  National Geographic, Holiday, Fortune, Life, House Beautiful, British Magazines, Popular Mechanics & Science, back issues of Biblio, Boy's Life and others.  Limited stock available.

Wentworth & Leggett Books Durham NC