William H. Adams' Antiquarian Books

Uncommon Books at Reasonable Prices

602 Main Street, PO Box L, Hobart, NY 13788
607-538-9080 • whabooks@gmail.com


602 Main Street, Hobart, New York, 13788

Three Floors of Books

Our shop is located in Hobart, New York, THE BOOK VILLAGE OF THE CATSKILLS

Not all of our books are Antiquarian. However, many of the books in the Shop were printed prior to 1850, or are about events that occurred prior to 1850. We carry books in a wide range of categories including, Greece, Rome, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, Art, Architecture, Religion, Judaica, Biography, Poetry and Literature. We also carry books. reflecting local interests, including history, horticulture and wildlife.

Please note that the descriptions of the books contained in this website are brief and are not intended to be full descriptions of the condition of the books described. Please contact us for detailed information regarding the condition of any book in which you are interested.


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Greek, Latin, Classics, Collectible Fiction, Poetry, Theology, Leather-bound, Local History, New York City, New York State, American History, Signed Books, Natural History, Judaica, Travel & Exploration, Cooking & Etiquette

Second Floor

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Art, Music, Theatre, Dance, Architecture, Photography, Fashion, Women's Studies, Foreign language, Maps, Law, Sets, Antiques, Science, Medicine


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Fiction, Mysteries & Thrillers, Mythology, Hunting, Fishing, Natural History, Gardening, Theology, Judaica, Classics, General History, European History, China, Russia and Eastern Europe Histories, Science, Medicine, Children's Books, Biographies, Anthropology, Psychology, Military Presidential Histories, Politics, WWI, WWII, Korean War, Viet Nam

About Our Location

We are located on Route 10 in Hobart, New York, three miles south of Stamford, approximately 20 miles from Delhi and Oneonta and about a 45 minute drive from Cooperstown. There are several nice Bed & Breakfast inns close by.  Hobart is on the West Branch of the Delaware River, and there are picnic tables near the Village pond located behind the Shop.

Our Book Shop is located in Hobart, New York, THE BOOK VILLAGE OF THE CATSKILLS, where there are now 8 Book Shops on Main Street! Visit www.hobartbookvillage.com to learn more about the book village and upcoming events.  

Hobart is located in beautiful Delaware County in the western Catskill region.

We always have tea available and very often cheese, crackers and sherry.
Please come by for a visit!