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Argosy Book Stores

Argosy Book Store was founded in 1925 by Louis Cohen eventually locating to 114 East 59th Street, New York, N.Y. It offers antiquarian and out-of print items. Specializing in Americana and history of science and medicine, they have books, maps, prints and art work available as well as modern first editions and autographed items. As of 2015, this third generation family business has been operating for 90 years.


Argosy Book Store website, accessed June 6, 2015,

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