Old Capitol Books is Your Local Fine Used and Somewhat New and Out Of Print Book Store. We stock a very wide selection of books – 35,000+ titles. Our selection of books on California history, military, science fiction, literature, art, and children’s books is unsurpassed on the Monterey Bay.
We enjoy helping you find just the right title and locating unusual and hard-to-find titles is a specialty. Please stop by for a browse and see what we have to offer your reading needs.
We also feature cards and artwork by local artists. We regularly have a large selection of books by John Steinbeck and other notable Americans such as Wendell Berry. There is a large selection of regional titles and books by our nationally known local authors. You can find books for all ages and all interests. We have large sections for cooking, cookbooks, and gardening, as well most other hobbies.