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Book Plate

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Coolest store in town!

Chestertown at it's finest- great selection, environmentally friendly, really beautiful selection... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Jemima C
Chestertown, Maryland
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My family and I visited this store on a recent trip to Chestertown. It's one of the most fun used... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2019
Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Chestertown at it's finest- great selection, environmentally friendly, really beautiful selection of imported pottery as well!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jemima C
Reviewed January 5, 2019

My family and I visited this store on a recent trip to Chestertown. It's one of the most fun used bookstores I've ever been in. There were so many nooks and crannies that we could have spent hours there. We spent well over an hour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gaboyes24
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This unique spot features used as well as new books on every subject especially local authors and local interests. The owner, Tom, is welcoming and well-informed and always very helpful. The space is comfortable and relaxed. He also hosts many speakers and events. A very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sheila_barry71
Reviewed September 21, 2018

A really great book store...an asset to book lovers. The staff is knowledgeable and committed to books, and the collection is well organized in an older, familiar, analog sense. Focused on used books but new books there too - I found the new Obama photo...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Neal J
Reviewed June 30, 2018

... then the Book Plate is a must-see stop on your visit to Chestertown. An eclectic and wide-range of genres and topics means there are books to be discovered and enjoyed for everyone who enters. One of the best second-hand (with a few new copies...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DavidFeiser
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

A used book store that is fun to browse thru...also has beautiful hand decorated Portuguese pottery. A small selection of French books reminded me of my student days in Paris years ago.They also have several cozy reading rooms with Persian carpets.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank plaisaeb
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Great place to browse,relax,read a book...no sales people, no pressure to buy,just appreciate literature and history. This is a rare find.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank jrdurham132
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful find. Store has a large collection of new and used books and a friendly and knowledgeable owner.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Emmett4640
Reviewed April 30, 2017

The bookstore has a resident cat - before you even enter the store you are cautioned by a note at the door to not let it out. The store is very nicely organized and has a lot of emphasis on wars but the other sections...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Muffarah M
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

This is a really wonderful book store with an eclectic mix of old and new titles. The owner is a very engaging individual as well.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Steve K
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