The Bookplate is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the heart of downtown Chestertown. We specialize in regional Eastern Shore/Chesapeake Bay History and Middle East History as well as signed first editions from both American and British publishers. Our fiction and art subsections are well-stocked and carefully curated, as are our subsections for European, North American, Asian and American Presidential history.
A large selection of books on the ancient cradle of civilization as well as modern middle east in its glory and agony, including books from US, UK and Middle East publishers.
View the Full Catalog
All books are First Editions or First American Editions in dust jackets unless otherwise noted and are returnable within 30 days. Payment by Visa, Master Card, check and money order only. During this time of crisis associated with COVID-19, we will fill every order or decline as quickly as possible if we can't fill it. We are limiting the number of visits to the post office for our safety and our fellow workers in the USPS so we will not be mailing everyday. If you are in a hurry, please give ti...[More Information]
Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we will inform you as to the additional charges if they are significant enough. If the increase is too much, please feel free to cancel the order. We will understand completely.