Thursday, November 20, 2014

Mike's Bookstore Math: 35 = 21

Michael Slicker, owner of Lighthouse Books, ABAA, welcomes you to our annual Fall Sale, which runs through November 29. Books priced less than $100 are 40% off. Everything else (maps, prints, photographs, post cards, and books more than $100) is 20% off.

Rare book appraiser Michael Slicker has owned Lighthouse Books, ABAA in St. Petersburg, Florida, for more than 35 years. Lighthouse Books, ABAA specializes in antiquarian books, serving St. Petersburg, Tampa, the Tampa Bay area and all of Florida. In addition to rare books, out-of-print books, used books, antique maps, vintage prints, and antique photographs, Lighthouse Books, ABAA also offers expert antiquarian book appraisals.

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St. Petersburg, Florida 33713

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Thank you for making Florida Bookstore Day a rousing success for the state's booksellers

Michael Slicker, owner of Lighthouse Books, ABAA, thanks those who helped make the first annual Florida Bookstore Day a rousing success, including organizer Tiffany Razzano. Our Fall Sale continues through the end of the month. We hope you'll come visit us.

Rare book appraiser Michael Slicker has owned Lighthouse Books, ABAA in St. Petersburg, Florida, for more than 35 years. Lighthouse Books, ABAA specializes in antiquarian books, serving St. Petersburg, Tampa, the Tampa Bay area and all of Florida. In addition to rare books, out-of-print books, used books, antique maps, vintage prints, and antique photographs, Lighthouse Books, ABAA also offers expert antiquarian book appraisals.

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Lighthouse Books, ABAA
1735 First Avenue N
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713

Friday, November 14, 2014

Our Sidewalk Sale begins at 10 a.m. Saturday

This is a video from 2011 about our annual Sidewalk Sale. If you haven't been to our Saturday of spectacular savings, this will give you an idea of what it's like. If you have been, this will remind you how much fun it is -- as if you needed to be reminded. Anyway, our 2014 Sidewalk Sale is Saturday, November 15, the first annual Florida Bookstore Day! (That's tomorrow!) All our books on the tables outside will be 50 cents each. Books inside the store will be on sale, too. Come see us and join the fun.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The price of the book changes instantly

During our Fall Sale, which begins on Saturday, November 15, everything in the store is on sale. We're marking Florida Bookstore Day with our annual Sidewalk Sale. Everything on the tables outside the store will be priced at 50 cents each. No minimum. No maximum. You chose the books you want. Bring a wheelbarrow or a small truck if you want to, and take away these amazing bargains. Inside, you'll find more astounding book deals. All books priced under $100 will be 40% off. All books priced at more than $100 will be 20% off. Maps and prints also will be 20% off. The Fall Sale continues on until the end of the month, so if you don't make it on Saturday, you can still take advantage of the instant change in prices until November 29. We look forward to seeing you. '

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

We've got to get rid of these stacks of books

We're being overrun with books. We have them on the shelves. We have the on the desks. We have them on the floor. We have them out in the van. On Saturday, November 15, we'll have thousands of them on tables under tents in front of the store. All of the books outside will be 50 cents each. That's our annual Sidewalk Sale. What a way to celebrate Florida Bookstore Day! But wait! There's more! Michael is putting all the books, map, and prints inside the store on sale, too. Watch the video to find out the details. Our Fall Sale runs through November 29.

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 Web site, 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 34th annual book fair is set for March 13-15, 2015 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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