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Baldwin's Book Barn

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Fun Day Out

I was excited to check out the book barn as part of a day trip to Marsh Creek State Park. I had a... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Julie H
Books books

Very good for classics. Great place to give hard back boos to and great place to browse for the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
David L
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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865 Lenape Rd, Rte. 100 and Rte. 52, West Chester, PA 19382-2142
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I was excited to check out the book barn as part of a day trip to Marsh Creek State Park. I had a fantastic time perusing all of the books. I ended up purchasing a few odd ones for friends. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Very good for classics. Great place to give hard back boos to and great place to browse for the special book you want to read as an adult.

Thank David L
Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you like books, this place is a "can't miss". He has so many shelves, you might get lost, including some rare finds.

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

What an enjoyable time perusing the books at Baldwin’s Book Barn. Iy’s Like taking a step back in time. Wonderful collections of used books on many levels Lots of books and crannies to explore and search out the perfect gift,new read or to just explore!...More

Thank Geeg8
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Browse through rooms of used books. Lots of local history, Wyeth collectible books, and serendipitous treasures!

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

So my daughter wanted to find a cat to pet which she didn’t find. The rest of us enjoyed wandering through the building perusing the selection. Fun little trip through pretty country roads.

Thank IndigoOnTheGo
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I have been here many times over the decades, but it was not till last evening that I really got to explore....The event was a birthday party for the greatest treasure of the book barn,Carol.... While waiting for her to arrive at her surprise party...More

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 22 April 2018

If you are a book dealer, book collector, reader, librarian or whatever, this is a go-to place. It is a once in a lifetime orgy of fantastic antiquarian books of great value and average books of just plain readership interest. There are many floors in...More

2  Thank TommyBoy94
Reviewed 5 February 2018

A huge antiquarian and secondhand book shop in the gorgeous Brandywine Valley West Chester PA. I found more than I was looking for and walked through the three floor barn with map in hand... bought several Wizard of Oz books from early 1900's after discussion...More

1  Thank M Lauren L
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Been going to The Book Barn for 50 years and it still has that friendly odor of well read books. Climbing up and down the stairs has become a challenge but the best books are on the 4th level. No matter the subject or interest,...More

Thank VinceT39
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Judy T
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Both. Though older books predominate.
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