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Brant's Books

429 N Lime Ave, Sarasota, FL 34237-5124
+1 941-365-3658
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Voluminous

What a great place. As more used bookstores, well, all bookstores, disappear every year (thank you... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
LarryR9897
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Baltimore, Maryland
A great traditional Bookshop

It's rare these days to be able to walk into a place and receive a tactile sensation of being... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
James E
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Bradenton
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One of Florida's oldest and largest independently owned used bookstores. With over 150,000 books we carry everything from beach reading paperbacks to first editions and rare out of print books.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
6 Mar 2018
“Voluminous”
13 Oct 2016
“A great traditional Bookshop”
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429 N Lime Ave, Sarasota, FL 34237-5124
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

What a great place. As more used bookstores, well, all bookstores, disappear every year (thank you Amazon), it was such a pleasure to find this throwback to the good 'ol days. the store is huge and, if you are a book lover, you could spend...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

It's rare these days to be able to walk into a place and receive a tactile sensation of being surrounded by real paper. One of the older businesses in Sarasota it is a great location to come and spend some time. The prices are quite...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is one of the greatest used books stores I have been in and I've been in many across the country. Fiction may rock the main room, the catacombs in the secondary space are a joy to pick through for gems that you don't even...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2014

Have been visiting Brant's since 1979 ....I always find a treasure...Each visit makes me feel like a kid in a candy store ....

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Reviewed 29 August 2014

Great selection of every genre you could want and more. Cozy untamed yet comfortable secondhand book store, with a wonderful lady who will greet you like a long lost friend. Elvis the dog is a pleasant surprise for kids who run out of steam and...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2014

This store was fantastic, the atmosphere was just how I imagine when I want to peruse through books. The lady that worked there was very helpful in directing us to the sections we were looking for and we had a great conversation with her. From...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2014

Overall, a lot of books and as long as they are price-marked they'll honor the price. BUT BEWARE, if you find a book with an unmarked price (and there are many), be sure it'll be marked SKY HIGH when taken to checkout, why? Well, because...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2013

Whether you're looking for rare books to add to your collection or just the latest best seller to read at the beach - there's something for everyone at Brant's. The store features over 150,000 books as well as an interesting collection of antiques, paintings, vintage...More

1  Thank Scott P
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