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Best Bookstore on Cape Code


2011 BEST Bookstore
Cape Cod

"It might be an earnest bookworm who wanders the stacks for hours. Or a summer tourist who just pops in the shop to shield themselves from a downpour. Or a buyer looking for a gardening title who stumbles upon an architectural design book.At Parnassus Book Service in Yarmouthport, they've served them all. But regardless of the shopper, everyone is walking into one man's masterpiece" Read more at CapeCodOnline

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Welcome to Parnassus Book Service, Inc

Ben Muse began selling books from the former Knowles General Store in 1959. Now in our third generation, we are a famiy-run, general book store selling new and old (often rare) books as well as issuing specialty catalogs on a variety of subjects: Americana, Latin America, Maritime, Art, the Orient and a variety of other subjects. If you can't find what you are looking for here on the web, please contact us directly at our Yarmouthport shop -- or better yet stop by to browse and talk. We look forward to seeing you.


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