Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Everything in the store under $100 on sale!


This sale isn't just about books. It's also about prints, maps, photographs, and ephemera. From now until December 29, it's all on sale for half off the marked price. (We're closed Sunday and Monday, so December 30 and 31 are out.) But until then, you've got plenty of opportunities to take advantage of this spectacular sale. We're open Tuesday through Saturday 10 to 5. So come on in. This sale applies only to in-store purchases. Gotta be here. 

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Our Small Business Saturday lasts a week


Don't miss this great opportunity to save money at Lighthouse Books, ABAA. We're always glad when we can offer such amazing in-store savings and we know you are, too. So be sure to visit us on Small Business Saturday or in the following week to take advantage of this terrific sale.

Monday, October 29, 2018

What's Mike the Elf doing on the shelf?


Mike the Elf isn’t up on the shelf for nothing. He’s there to remind you that the perfect gift for the book lovers on your list are Lighthouse Books Gift Certificates. You can select the amount that's right for you. They're custom prepared for you specific needs. What's more, they fit neatly into a card so you don't even have to wrap them. They’re the perfect gifts because they acknowledge your gift-giving expertise plus give your recipients the opportunity to find the perfect treasure. Well done!

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Rare Book Moment: Here's a suggestion for book collectors: Learn about where you live

No. 27: Rare book appraiser Michael Slicker discusses a suggestion for book collectors no matter what their special interest is: collect some local history in your area and learn about the place you live. Michael Slicker, a recognized authority on antiquarian books, has owned Lighthouse Books, ABAA in St. Petersburg, Florida, for more than 40 years. Michael Slicker's Rare Book Moment is recorded at Lighthouse Books, ABAA. Music by Jack Payne: Back to Those Happy Days

Our specialties

Our specialties include Floridiana (Florida History, Florida Authors, Florida Related Ephemera), American History, Literature of the South, Military History (including, but not limited to, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Vietnam, Korean War), Children’s Literature, Maps, Leather Bindings and Rare & Unusual items.

We also have a wide variety of general stock, including a large Landscape/Gardening section, a great selection of Christian/Church History/Bible Study titles, Beat Literature, and much more. Please browse our extensive category list.

Appraisal service

Michael F. Slicker, is one of about 450 qualified members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, Inc., and its affiliate the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers.

Condition of the book, demand for it and history of comparable sales are among the factors considered in evaluating the value of a book. Other factors may apply as well.

Please contact us for more information regarding our certified appraisal services. We encourage you to visit our website, Lighthouse Books, ABAA

Florida Antiquarian Book Fair

Michael Slicker was the founding president of the Florida Antiquarian Booksellers Association and has served as chairman of its annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair since its inception.

The 36th annual book fair is set for April 21-23, 2017 at The Coliseum in St. Petersburg.

The fair is the oldest and largest antiquarian book fair in the Southeast. Learn more about the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair and the Florida Antiquarian Booksellers Association.

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