Housed in a three-story building in the heart of Downtown Boston, The Brattle Book Shop carries an impressive stock of over 250,000 books, maps, prints, postcards and ephemeral items in all subjects. In addition to its general used and out-of-print stock, The Brattle Book Shop also maintains an inventory of collectibles, first editions and fine leather bindings in its rare book room.
This place is a real treasure. I have spent so many wonderful hours looking at the sale books outside. It's all too easy to spent $5 on five books every time you go. The location is great, the selection is great -- everything is great about it.