WE BUY BOOKS - ONE BOOK OR A LIBRARY
Welcome to the home of THE RIDGE BOOKS, located in Calhoun, Georgia and owned by Bob and Lee Linn. Please search or browse our inventory of hard to find, out of print, used and rare books and ephemera. Use our Search feature to check for books that are not listed and we'll try to locate them for you.
Our new list of African-American books and ephemera is now ready! To see the entire list, go to the left side of this page, to New Acquisitions, and click on "Download." This will open a Word Document. You may order through this website, or by emailing us at [email protected], or calling 706-263-0152.
We are packing for the Georgia Book and Paper Show this coming weekend, August 31 - September 1, at the Ebster Recreation Center in Decatur Georgia. The fair is held as part of the Decatur-Atlanta Journal-Constitutiton Book Festival. We'll be bringing a lot of Georgia related books and paper, including a couple of shelves of books at 40% off and a box of ephemera for 40% off. We also have some great concert posters, featuring Cab Calloway, Bo Diddley,The Swallows, Faron Young and George Jones. A nice selection of African-American books, music books, especially about blues and jazz, a selection of books by and about Flannery O'Connor are included. In the Cookbook box there is a wonderful book of recipes , The Southern Housekeeper, compiled in 1898 by the Ladies' Missionary Society of Central Presbyterian Church in Atlanta. Come by to see us!
If you order totals $25 or more, domestic Media Mail shipping is free. The USPS has dramatically increased international shipping rates. The listed rates are estimates. Please ask for a quote before ordering. We will ship as economically as we can. We are keeping Media Mail rate the same, but if you want Priority shipping, tell us and we'll check both flat rate and by weight.
We do not have an open shop, but we are always glad to open the book room for you. Call ahead to make sure we are here, 706-263-0152 (Lee's cell).