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Everything I wanted a book shop to be

This place is a gem! It’s so perfectly messy, with books from floor to ceiling in every room. Come... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Rebecca_Bee_8
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Manassas, Virginia
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Bountiful Books

How fun is this place? If you're looking for ANY book and wanna have fun searching for it, while... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
Kerstin D
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Oct 2, 2018
“Everything I wanted a book shop to be”
Jul 13, 2018
“Bountiful Books”
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This place is a gem! It’s so perfectly messy, with books from floor to ceiling in every room. Come prepared to rummage! If you are looking for something specific, the owner is very helpful in finding things. I

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rebecca_Bee_8
Reviewed July 13, 2018

How fun is this place? If you're looking for ANY book and wanna have fun searching for it, while finding tons of other books you didn't even know you "needed," go to Daedalus Books! Before or after your exploration of the three leveled shop, grab...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kerstin D
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Very large selection but very hard to want to buy much. The books are extremely expensive for even soft cover books that are in very bad shape. There are some good prices for hard cover books occasionally but many of the books that aren't rare...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for Books this is the place to go... 3 stories of used paperbacks and hardback books. Everything you can imagine in the realm of books, from current titles to books from the 1800's and even beyond. Quite an amazing array to choose...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a total gem. I believe it has been going 42 years and the man who works there (sandy) put all the shelves up himself! There are 100,000 books filling every wall and corner of this place from ceiling to floor on every topic...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed September 10, 2015

Daedalus has been a landmark just off of the Charlottesville mall for at least 35 years. It's an up and down rabbit warren of used books - definitely something for everyone who reads. Sandy has been running it since I was in college (long ago...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Gail D
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