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It's About Books.
"If we see it and like it, we buy it."

Incunabula, Rare Books & Ephemera for Dedicated Collectors

Sometimes extraordinary things are found in cataloging a collection. And having bought and sold books for years, we at Calix Books know what it takes to find high-quality rare books and ephemera for long-term investment. Linked to a global network of book dealers, Calix works hard to find the right book or ephemera items for your collection. We also specialize in providing reviews and write-up's of libraries and ephemera items and help families dispose of valuable books and ephemera. If you or your family has a collection of materials, letters, books & ephemera and would like to know their worth, call Calix Books!

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Historic  Painting, Antiques

1682 Poems & Songs. By Thomas Flatman. The Third Edition.

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Magnifying Glass & Dollar Sign

Find out how much your old books are worth with our appraisal services.

Catalogs & Appraisal

1738 - Le Lacrime di San Pietro di Luigi Tansillo Poema Sacro con Gli Argomenti, ed Allegorie Di Lucrezia Marinella

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Owner Richard Gabriel, Antiques

About Us

Calix Books has been buying and selling antiques, books, incunabula, and ephemera in Swampscott, Massachusetts, and New England — particularly around the North Shore area — for 20 years. Over the years, led by owner and book collector Richard Gabriel, we have bought and sold many treasures and still continue to do so. The rare books, illuminated manuscripts, and ephemera we have for sale are chosen from around New England and sourced from book dealers we know around the world. We also offer full book cataloging and can give a description of the items, with appraisals available for an additional fee.

Mission Statement

Our customers are number one. We offer high-quality books and great customer service.


Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

(781) 883-6639

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
After-Hours Appointments Available

Service Area
Worldwide With a Focus On Boston, New York, & New England


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