Rose City Books is an independent, antiquarian bookseller and publisher, located in Portland, Oregon (The City of Roses), specializing in rare and hard-to-find books, magazines, and vintage sheet music.

Serving a world of literary enthusiasts from the beautiful, Pacific Northwest.






Payment is made by PayPal with your checking or debit card. You don't need a PayPal account to make a payment, and they accept all major credit cards.
Delivery is provided by the United States Postal Service (USPS). All orders are packaged with extra care and include free delivery tracking confirmation. Media Mail is the normal shipping service, and if the parcel weighs less than one pound it will be upgraded to First Class Mail, at no additional charge.




If the item is not as described, it may be returned for a full refund (minus return shipping cost) within 14 days of the first receipt. Email notifications must be received prior to any return.


Our print-on-demand books are sold exclusively through and they can be previewed on this website. They are not "in stock" on this website, and once you click on the link it will take you to the corresponding website where they may be viewed and/or purchased. They are excluded from any coupon sales, even though they may already be on sale on Concurrently, they may be found on (among other online sources).




​​Feel free to send your book questions. I will be happy to respond within 12-24 hours (or less) most days. Simply fill out and send your contact information, along with a detailed message for the item and/or inquiry.

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