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

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 on our website.

Holiday Gift Boxes with a Theme

Choose three or more titles from our stock for a one-of-a-kind gift box of books. Select from our examples here and on our Featured page, or come up with your own ideas. Call or email us for help creating your unique gift for someone special (or yourself).


Texas, Our Texas


Wise Women


Young at Heart

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Tornbooks offers high quality used, collectible, and unique listings online.

We've been selling books online under the name Tornbooks since 2005. Search our inventory here.