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Black Oak Books - Berkeley

2618 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94710

United States

Status: Defunct

Type: Bookstore — new books, used books

Web site: http://www.blackoakbooks.com

Description: Used and new books.

Added by: aviddiva  Contacted: Not contacted  Venue ID: 3830

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They've been open since Xmas at the San Pablo store. Not all unpacked and put back on the shelf, but it's back.
December 2009 by yeschaton
The flagship store on Shattuck Avenue closed on May 31, 2009, after losing its lease. The store is planning to open a retail store within its warehouse on San Pablo Avenue, and continues to buy and sell used books, according to its web site.
June 2009 by kidzdoc
The store's website, http://www.blackoakbooks.com, has more information about the sale and future plans for the store. It's nice to see some good news about Black Oak.
June 2008 by markell
The Berkeley Daily Planet reports that Black Oak Books reopened earlier this week after a one-day closure, occasioned by the sale of the store to Gary Cornell. link
June 2008 by markell
I found here an absolutely exquisite 1910 hardcover edition of Cyrano de Bergerac, in French, for fifteen dollars.

I haven't been back since because I, quite irrationally, almost feel like I stole something, but I should get over that. It's a lovely store.
March 2008 by zembla

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