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Welcome to Chicago Rare Books
Welcome to Chicago Rare Books

 703 Washington Street

Evanston, IL 60202


We will be open during the 2017 Custer Street Fair (, 10 am to 6 pm Saturday, June 17th,

and 11 am to 5 pm on Sunday, June 18th--but close-by parking will be in short supply!

Currently running a 50% off sale, in the shop only, on books, magazines, ephemera and records on open shelving. 

Sorry, does not apply to books on this web site

Welcome to the home of Chicago Rare Book Center. Please search or browse our inventory of hard to find, out of print, used, and rare books. If you can't find what you like please fill out our off-line search form and we will search our off-line inventory, other bookstores and book search services for you.

Regular Hours:
Closed Sunday and Monday
Tuesday: 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

We are an open shop, located at 703 Washington St., Evanston, Illinois 60202 (one block south of Main St., just west of the Main St. Metra and CTA stations)

For web site inquiries, or book orders call the store: 847-328-2132
 (We do not appraise books over the phone!)

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