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Blue Jacket Books offers a carefully selected inventory of used, rare and out-of-print books in many fields, including the arts and sciences, social sciences and humanities, local history and military history. We carry rare, antiquarian, and collectible items, as well as books for pleasure reading and research, including genealogy, Civil War, fine arts, U.S. History, Midwest Americana, and Medieval and Renaissance Studies.  Most of our inventory is used, and we have about 50,000 books on the shelves now, 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 50,000 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
Knickerbocker's History of New York, Irving, Washington (Diedrich Knickerbocker)
Knickerbocker's History of New York
Irving, Washington (Diedrich Knickerbocker)

Pignon: battages & pousseurs de ble, Pignon, Edouard
Pignon: battages & pousseurs de ble
Pignon, Edouard

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)

Modern Art, 1884-1914: the decisive years, Daval, Jean-Luc
Modern Art, 1884-1914: the decisive years
Daval, Jean-Luc

Decameron: The John Payne Translation, complete in three volumes, Boccaccio, Giovanni; Singleton, Charles S., ed.
Decameron: The John Payne Translation, complete in three volumes
Boccaccio, Giovanni; Singleton, Charles S., ed.

Botero: dessins et aquarelles, Vargas Llosa, Mario
Botero: dessins et aquarelles
Vargas Llosa, Mario

The Hermitage-Zoar Note-Book and Journal of Travel, Gunn, Alexander
The Hermitage-Zoar Note-Book and Journal of Travel
Gunn, Alexander

 
Recent Additions
Telos: a trilogy, Buzard, Clifford
Telos: a trilogy
Buzard, Clifford
6.00 USD
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The Calm of Contentment, Fillmore, Grace Ethel
The Calm of Contentment
Fillmore, Grace Ethel
5.00 USD
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Indian Agent in New Mexico: the Journal of Special Agent W.F.M. Arny, 1870, Arny, W.F.M.; Lawrence R. Murphy, ed.
Indian Agent in New Mexico: the Journal of Special Agent W.F.M. Arny, 1870
Arny, W.F.M.; Lawrence R. Murphy, ed.
18.00 USD
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The Blue Mirror, SHelton, Julia Baggette
The Blue Mirror
SHelton, Julia Baggette
5.00 USD
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The Federalist; American State Papers, A Limited Edition
The Federalist; American State Papers, A Limited Edition
25.00 USD
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Now, God Be Thanked, A Limited Edition, Masters, John
Now, God Be Thanked, A Limited Edition
Masters, John
15.00 USD
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Stories, A Limited Edition, Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Stories, A Limited Edition
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
30.00 USD
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Motor Rambles in Italy, Harris, Credo
Motor Rambles in Italy
Harris, Credo
22.00 USD
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The Forms of Silence, Martin, Herbert Woodward
The Forms of Silence
Martin, Herbert Woodward
10.00 USD
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Mathematical Questions in the Theory of Wave Diffraction. I, Babic, V.M.
Mathematical Questions in the Theory of Wave Diffraction. I
Babic, V.M.
25.00 USD
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Red Meat, Wright, John
Red Meat
Wright, John
8.00 USD
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Songs of Love, Suggs, Cordelia Douglas
Songs of Love
Suggs, Cordelia Douglas
12.00 USD
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