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About Argonaut Book Shop

The Argonaut Book Shop was founded in 1941 in the middle of the financial district of San Francisco. The Argonaut was a founding member of the Antiquarian Booksellers\' Association of America and has been a member in good standing ever since. The Shop is now located just three blocks from Union Square in downtown San Francisco and is open six days a week. Parking facilities include ample street space and a parking garage close by. The bookstore occupies two large rooms open to the public. One enters first into a large room with oak flooring and antique bookcases filled with fine and rare books, mostly dealing with the history of California and the American West. This room also includes fine press books and other rare subject matter. The second room is devoted to good books in varied subject areas including art, maritime, American civil war, books on antiques, literature, regional Americana, etc.

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Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover Card, Diner\'s Club, PayPal, personal checks (drawn on U.S. funds) and International money orders accepted. Institutional purchase orders accepted. Postage & handling additional. We ship UPS within the United States unless another service is requested. International orders are shipped Airmail. California residents will be charged sales tax at the prevailing rate.

All items are guaranteed as described. Any item may be returned within seven days of receipt for a full refund of the purchase price provided the item is returned in the same condition as received. We will also refund shipping costs if the return was a result of our error.

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Argonaut Book Shop specializes in American West, California History, Pacific Voyages, San Francisco, Western Americana, Western Exploration
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  • Argonaut Book Shop

    786 Sutter Street
    San Francisco, California 94109 USA
  • Biblio member since: 2009-07-08
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  • Phone number: (415) 474-9067