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Blue Jacket Books offers a carefully selected inventory of used and out-of-print books in many fields, including the arts and sciences, poetry and prose, social sciences and humanities. We carry rare, antiquarian, and collectible items, as well as books for pleasure reading and research.  Most of our inventory is used, but we have a selection of new titles of local and special interest, as well as a line of inexpensive editions of classic literature and Dover children's activity and coloring books. We regularly purchase libraries, estates, and personal book collections, as well as individual books of value.

We are located in what was for a long time the Xenia Daily Gazette building in historic downtown Xenia, Ohio, about 20 minutes east of Dayton; prior to that, it was, for many decades, the S.S. Kresge department store. There are about 30,000 books on the store shelves, and new arrivals come in every day. The vast majority of our inventory is not listed on-line, including most of our inexpensive paperbacks, so if you can't find what you're looking for on the website, we invite you to contact us directly. We are always happy to search for out-of-print books for you, and we are doubly happy to place your school-book orders for you. 

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FEATURED ITEMS
Recollections of the 4th Missouri Cavalry, Burns, William S.
Recollections of the 4th Missouri Cavalry
Burns, William S.

Voices of the 55th: Letters from the 55th Massachusetts Volunteers, 1861-1865, Trudeau, Noah Andre
Voices of the 55th: Letters from the 55th Massachusetts Volunteers, 1861-1865
Trudeau, Noah Andre

Under the Stars and Bars: a history of the Surry Light Artillery, Wallace, Jr., Lee A.
Under the Stars and Bars: a history of the Surry Light Artillery
Wallace, Jr., Lee A.

Shiloh: Bloody April, Sword, Wiley
Shiloh: Bloody April
Sword, Wiley

Playing on All the Keys: the life of Walter F. Anderson, Horn, Joan
Playing on All the Keys: the life of Walter F. Anderson
Horn, Joan

The Kikkuli Text, Probst, Gerhard F. (translated from the German and with an Introduction by)
The Kikkuli Text
Probst, Gerhard F. (translated from the German and with an Introduction by)

The Civil War Round Table: fifty years of scholarship and fellowship, Hughett, Barbara
The Civil War Round Table: fifty years of scholarship and fellowship
Hughett, Barbara

Futurity Magazine, 23 Volumes, Manabu Nagata, Chief Editor
Futurity Magazine, 23 Volumes
Manabu Nagata, Chief Editor

Wayne County Times, Illustrated, Autumn 1984, Gibson, Jerry
Wayne County Times, Illustrated, Autumn 1984
Gibson, Jerry

 
Recent Additions
We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American Nurses Trapped on Bataan by the Japanese, Norman, Elizabeth M.
We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American Nurses Trapped on Bataan by the Japanese
Norman, Elizabeth M.
15.00 USD
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Oeuvre, 1961-1965, Friedlaender, Johnny
Oeuvre, 1961-1965
Friedlaender, Johnny
12.00 USD
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Man and Transformation: Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks, Volume 5, Campbell, Joseph, ed.
Man and Transformation: Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks, Volume 5
Campbell, Joseph, ed.
25.00 USD
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The Early Furniture of French Canada, Palardy, Jean; translated by Eric McLean
The Early Furniture of French Canada
Palardy, Jean; translated by Eric McLean
12.00 USD
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Philadelphia
Philadelphia
10.00 USD
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A Grateful Remembrance: the Story of Montgomery County, Maryland, Hiebert, Ray Eldon and Richard K. MacMaster
A Grateful Remembrance: the Story of Montgomery County, Maryland
Hiebert, Ray Eldon and Richard K. MacMaster
12.00 USD
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Reminiscences of Randolph County, Blair, J.A.
Reminiscences of Randolph County
Blair, J.A.
15.00 USD
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Indian Eve and Her Descendants: an Indian Story of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, Replogle, Emma A. M.
Indian Eve and Her Descendants: an Indian Story of Bedford County, Pennsylvania
Replogle, Emma A. M.
15.00 USD
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The Fries Rebellion, 1798-99: an Armed Resistance to the House Tax Law, Passed by Congress, July 9, 1798, in Bucks and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania, Davis, W. W. H.
The Fries Rebellion, 1798-99: an Armed Resistance to the House Tax Law, Passed by Congress, July 9, 1798, in Bucks and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania
Davis, W. W. H.
10.00 USD
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The Mountaineers, or: Bottled Sunshine for Blue Mondays, Yelsew, Jean (J. Wesley Smith)
The Mountaineers, or: Bottled Sunshine for Blue Mondays
Yelsew, Jean (J. Wesley Smith)
20.00 USD
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Chronicles of the White Mountains, Kilbourne, Frederick W.
Chronicles of the White Mountains
Kilbourne, Frederick W.
14.00 USD
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The Life and Times of Oramel Crawford, a Vermont Farmer 1809-1888, Crawford, Fred E.
The Life and Times of Oramel Crawford, a Vermont Farmer 1809-1888
Crawford, Fred E.
12.00 USD
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