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Upper West Side
Hours: By appointment only
Local book dealer specializing in rare and out-of-print, secondary market monographs, exhibition catalogs, and artist books.
195 Tenth Avenue (@ 21 street)
Hours: Tuesday/Wednesday, 11 AM to 6 PM; Thursday to Saturday, 11 AM to 7 PM
Search: Printed Matter Catalog
Public reading room for the largest non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of artist publications, with 15,000 titles available for viewing and purchase.
22-25 Jackson Ave at the intersection of 46th Ave, Long Island City
Hours: Thursday to Monday, 12 PM to 6 PM
Dynamic museum store featuring up to date contemporary art titles: monographs, exhibitions catalogs, criticism, theory, limited editions, journals, and many out-of-print titles.
Online source for rare contemporary art documentation: artist’s books, artist’s ephemera, multiples, works on paper, and reference materials.
699 Madison Avenue, 3rd floor
Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 AM to 6 PM; Saturday, 11 AM to 5 PM
Search: Ursus Books Catalog
Renowned bookstore featuring an extensive, if pricey, collection of international reference books (from all periods/media), including rare catalogues raisonnés.
Architecture and design bookstore of The Municipal Art Society of New York, specializing in urbanism, New York, sustainability, practice, building types, and rare journals.
2246 Broadway, between 80th and 81st Streets
Hours: Daily, 10 AM til late
Narrow bookstore lined floor-to-ceiling and wall-to-wall with lightly used, modern fiction, reference, and history books at roughly half cover price.