50,000 quality used, out of print, and scarce books spanning the last 400 years. From recent paperback literature/mysteries to medieval manuscript leaves and fine leather bound sets and bindings, we have a big enough selection to appeal to a variety of tastes and interests. Also a large and varied selection of fine prints and engravings dating from the 1600's to 1940's. Browsers always welcome.Using our international travel planner, Boston attractions like Commonwealth Books can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Located at the corner of Washington and Spring Lane (Boston's oldest street: circa 1630). Note that the MAP above is wrong and Facebook will not let us correct it.
Commonwealth Books Reviews
Siguiendo la ruta del freedom trail descubrimos en un callejón esta librería. Es un lugar con encanto, con unas láminas antiguas increíbles. No paséis de largo! more »Following the freedom trail we discovered in an alley this bookstore. It is a charming place, with amazing old pictures. Don't go by!
We were wandering, tourist style, round Boston and saw this shop. It's a real find with good stock covering a wide range of subject areas. If you're interested in old books do make sure you drop in. more »
This store was absolutely stunning. I was so overwhelmed with everything that they had but it a good way. All of their books were unique. I loved every minute of it.
I could have spent forever in here. Stacks and piles and shelves or so much interesting work. I wish I'd had more time.
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