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Welcome to Dickens Books & Art!


We are located in the Old Switch Factory Building, 931 Bantam Road, Route 202, Bantam, Connecticut. 

 
Hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

We have for you: 

  • Collectible books -- ask about our autographed titles
  • Selected new books
  • Loads of used book: fiction, fantasy, science fiction, kids' books, & more 
  • Supplies for creative folk
  • Books on art, architecture, cooking, crafting, quilting, home, garden, writing, screenwriting, the Old West,
    & more.
  • Sketchbooks & drawing sets
  • A variety of journals, from Decomposition Books to journals inspired by classic British Library bindings
  • Notecards by Elizabeth Wolff
  • Nostalgic Victorian greeting cards -- "Googly Eyes" is going fast!
  • Nostalgic replica "Noah's Ark Panorama Book" set & "Miss Browne: The Story of a Superior Mouse" picture book
  • Siege machine model & book sets, para-fabric jewelry kits, pastel portrait & figure drawing sets
  • Plush ravens
  • Eric Sloane reprint books from Dover
  • Dover Creative Haven colorist books
  • Dover books about Dore, Dulac, Morris, Parrish, Pyle, Rackham, & Wyeth
  • Books by local & regional authors
  • New gift & study Bibles
  • Authentic reproductions of Byzantine crosses in sterling silver, with silver-filled chains. We also have Egyptian- & astrological-themed jewelry.

It's "Browser's Delight" as we continue updating the store in response to your suggestions & requests. And we starting to add books for online ordering.


Events & Announcements:

Currently: Mandala Art by Rose-Ann Chrzanowski of Naugatuck, CT, through July 31.
Rose-Ann's exhibition will include polychrome & monotone original art, as well as limited edition fine prints & a collection of note cards.
Thanks to all who made her opening reception a great success!


Thanks to all who came to the reading/signing for author Walter Keady!
We have copies of his memoir Being and Becoming -- about his journey from priesthood in Ireland to IBM engineer & beyond -- as well as two of his acclaimed novels, The Dowry: A Novel of Ireland &
The Agitator: A Novel of Ireland in the Nineteenth Century
, in stock for you.

Tiger Lily Road, a movie by Michael Medeiros (who appeared at Dickens in November with a troupe of actors
for a reading of his vampire screenplay Van Helsing of Ipswich) was a selection of the Soho International Film Festival!
Additional screenings at Anthology Film Archives & at the Manhattan Film Festival! Congrats Michael and Ilvi!


 

 




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