Beautiful, light wood bookstore fixtures for sale. The style and design can be seen at www.franklinfixtures.com

Our fixtures are-Franklin’s design -clear birch finish – plywood (not MDF) with adjustable and reinforced shelves.

There are 26 tall cases; 3 islands medium height; 3 islands on wheels; 4 smaller shelves; 3 end caps; Cast iron breakfront for display; Art unit; 2 front desk and/or receiving units; custom made curved front counter. We also have custom made section signs to match the shelves.

We are also selling our inventory ($55,000 at list) of literary and strong backlist titles, from trade, university, and small publishers; no fluff!

Our price for the fixtures and inventory is $15,000. They are stored in a warehouse in Columbia, MD.

Please email us at chapters.literary@erols.com


Bookstore and coffee bar for sale on main street in beautiful historic building (1831) in Fredericksburg. Approximately 60% new books and 40% used books (6-7000 volumes). Also cards and gift items. All equipment, fixtures, furniture and rugs included.

Lease is up in March and can be renegotiated with landlord. European-style courtyard in back and two full stories of books and gifts. Handicap access bathroom. Voted Best Book Store in Fredericksburg 2009. Located half way between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA off of I95. Civil War Battle Grounds destination, home of University of Mary Washington College.

Store sales are based on 1/3 coffee bar business, 1/3 gifts and cards, 1/3 books. 4 year history. Big art/music scene, book clubs, meetings and seminars. 2400 square feet with separate rooms (large reading, children’s, office, storage–terrace and reading rooms are rentable)

Monthly newsletter w/700+names. $200,000.

Contact Eileen Griffin, The Griffin Bookshop and Coffee Bar, boydkidsbooks@msn.com


North Central Florida’s largest independent bookstore. Highly literate population in Florida’s premier university town. Named in numerous publications as one of the top ten places to live. 4500 sq foot leased building, huge email list of regular customers, customer base includes many teachers and students; very steady and profitable internet sales—new and previously owned books.

Only one independent bookstore in immediate area; consistently named most outstanding bookstore; six year history; huge opportunity for profitable expansion with aggressive management. All furniture and equipment included. Asking $100.000 plus inventory. Owner must sell due to health problems. Willing to spend time in training, etc. for new owners.

Call Ed Krohn at (352) 337-0980


This 3,000 square foot general bookstore in suburban Atlanta has been in
business for 31 years with owner who now has decided to retire.

The inventory value at cost is approximately $100,000. We are located
near Emory University and The Centers for Disease Control. The neighborhood is upper middle class and highly educated, and we boast a very loyal clientele.

Call (404) 237-2017 or email psymdz@emory.edu


Lifestyle Center across from the Roseville Galleria is seeking an independent bookstore for the center anchored by Whole Foods, Peet’s coffee, Sur la table, Z Gallerie, West Elm and Anthropologie.

Contact Ariel Fox at (916) 473.8805 or afox@retailwestinc.com and visit www.retailwestinc.com


Lovely alpine village in natural setting seeks bookstore entrepreneur and other small businesses. Dunsmuir has a historic downtown with buildings in architectural styles preserved from the 1920s through the 1940s and is nestled in the Sacramento River canyon.

A variety of low interest loans, grants, and tax credits are available to new businesses. Rents range from $350 to $900 and some landlords are willing to negotiate.

Call Tim Holt at (530) 235-4034 and visit www.comehometodunsmuir.com


Beautiful, well organized bookstore located in the Twin Lakes region of the Ozarks, rated as one of the top retirement havens in the US. Reader’s Choice Books has been in operation for three years and the 1200 SF store is netting over $28,000 and growing. Owner is retiring and moving.

Sale price is $75,000 and includes inventory, equipment, furniture and 30 days in-house training.This is a perfect second-income or retirement business with a 3 year ROI.

E-mail us for pics at chefdugan@gmail.com.

Contact Ed Dugan at (870) 425-0708.