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Hammer Mountain Book Halls, ABAA

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About Hammer Mountain Book Halls, ABAA

Founded in 1971 by Wayne Somers, a former college library bibliographer, Hammer Mountain Book Halls began as a catalogue business specializing in out-of-print scholarly books.
We chose the name for euphony and because we occupied the second-highest point in the county, the top of a 1,200 foot hill. Since 1981, we have also operated W. Somers, Bookseller, a retail book shop with a constantly changing general stock of books not listed on the Internet. It is open Monday-Friday, 1-5, and Saturday, 10-5; browsers are welcome.
We've been members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of American since 1977. We're also the publisher and sole source of the invaluable Bibliography Finder for American Authors, by Wayne Somers and Ilse Pinkus, which you can buy for a pittance through Biblio.com. Photo: Off on the daily post office run.

Terms of sale for Hammer Mountain Book Halls, ABAA Postage: inquire about foreign shipments. Orders received on weekdays usually ship the same day. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or over-sized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. Books may be returned within ten days if unsatisfactory.

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  • Hammer Mountain Book Halls, ABAA
    841 Union Street
    Schenectady, New York 12308 USA
  • Biblio member since: 2005-10-15
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  • Phone number: (518) 393-5266

Store Hours
Monday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday Closed

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