Used, collectible, vintage, and unique books and works on paper

Open noon to 6 pm daily

Fore-edge painting

  • Gilt-edged pages reveal a beautiful painting when fanned
  • Cowper's Poems Illustrated 1819
  • $400


No more than eight customers are allowed at any time and everyone is required to wear a mask.

Please contact us for expert assistance with selecting books, arranging appointment shopping, or ordering for pick up:

512-916-8882 (store); 512-784-6422 (mobile)

Books featured on our website are in our warehouse; call ahead if you'd like us to bring a book to our storefront.


South Congress Books specializes in art, photography, literature, music, “quirkiana,” vintage children’s books, cookbooks, original music posters, and select artworks and vinyls. We feature a carefully curated selection of first editions and nicely bound volumes for the collector, reader, and gift-giver.

Contact us at 512-916-8882 or to purchase gift certificates or books you see featured on our website, or click on their images to buy here.

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