Tuesday, February 17, 2015

THIS JUST IN: New discoveries of old things especially fun in old book stores

Michael has a couple of new discoveries to share. If you'd like to learn more about them, call us at (727) 822-3278 or send us an email at lighthousebooksABAA@gmail.com

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Michael is headed to the Miami map fair

Michael Slicker shares a special map he is taking to the Miami International Map Fair. The fair showcases antique maps, rare books, panoramas and atlases, and features some of the finest map dealers in the world. It is one of the world's largest map fairs.

Friday, January 16, 2015

You can buy tickets online for the book fair

As most of our regular readers know, we delight in participating in the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair every year. The book fair is Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, March 13-15 this year. This is a public service announcement to let you know you can buy tickets online for the event. They're available now so if you want to get them in advance you can. This blog post will move on and be replaced by other posts eventually so the link in the column on the left also takes you to Eventbrite where the online ticket are available. If you're interested in keeping up with the lastest news about the book fair, click the link and you'll be taken to the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair blog. Just a few reminders about the book fair. It'll be here before you know it.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Mike's Bookstore Math: 35 = 21

Michael Slicker, owner of Lighthouse Books, ABAA, welcomes you to our annual Fall Sale, which runs through November 29. Books priced less than $100 are 40% off. Everything else (maps, prints, photographs, post cards, and books more than $100) is 20% off.

Rare book appraiser Michael Slicker has owned Lighthouse Books, ABAA in St. Petersburg, Florida, for more than 35 years. Lighthouse Books, ABAA specializes in antiquarian books, serving St. Petersburg, Tampa, the Tampa Bay area and all of Florida. In addition to rare books, out-of-print books, used books, antique maps, vintage prints, and antique photographs, Lighthouse Books, ABAA also offers expert antiquarian book appraisals.

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1735 First Avenue N
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Thank you for making Florida Bookstore Day a rousing success for the state's booksellers

Michael Slicker, owner of Lighthouse Books, ABAA, thanks those who helped make the first annual Florida Bookstore Day a rousing success, including organizer Tiffany Razzano. Our Fall Sale continues through the end of the month. We hope you'll come visit us.

Rare book appraiser Michael Slicker has owned Lighthouse Books, ABAA in St. Petersburg, Florida, for more than 35 years. Lighthouse Books, ABAA specializes in antiquarian books, serving St. Petersburg, Tampa, the Tampa Bay area and all of Florida. In addition to rare books, out-of-print books, used books, antique maps, vintage prints, and antique photographs, Lighthouse Books, ABAA also offers expert antiquarian book appraisals.

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Lighthouse Books, ABAA
1735 First Avenue N
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713

Our specialties

Our specialties include Floridiana (Florida History, Florida Authors, Florida Related Ephemera), American History, Literature of the South, Military History (including, but not limited to, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Vietnam, Korean War), Children’s Literature, Maps, Leather Bindings and Rare & Unusual items.

We also have a wide variety of general stock, including a large Landscape/Gardening section, a great selection of Christian/Church History/Bible Study titles, Beat Literature, and much more. Please browse our extensive category list.

Appraisal service

Michael F. Slicker, is one of about 450 qualified members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, Inc., and its affiliate the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers.

Condition of the book, demand for it and history of comparable sales are among the factors considered in evaluating the value of a book. Other factors may apply as well.

Please contact us for more information regarding our certified appraisal services. We encourage you to visit our Web site, Lighthouse Books, ABAA

Florida Antiquarian Book Fair

Michael Slicker was the founding president of the Florida Antiquarian Booksellers Association and has served as chairman of its annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair since its inception.

The 34th annual book fair is set for March 13-15, 2015 at The Coliseum in St. Petersburg.

The fair is the oldest and largest antiquarian book fair in the Southeast. Learn more about the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair and the Florida Antiquarian Booksellers Association.

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