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Powell's Books Chicago

Powell's Books Chicago

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We specialize in academic and scholarly books, but also carry general interest titles in literature, film, art, architecture, photography, Chicago, and many other categories.

Independent bookstores in Chicago since 1970. Committed to excellent customer service. Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Domestic standard orders shipped via USPS Bound Printed Matter;Domestic Expedited orders shipped via UPS Ground. All Domestic Orders over 200.00 shipped via UPS Ground at no extra charge.

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