Maxwell's House Of Books

La Mesa, CA 91942
(619) 462-3387

Category: retail

This book store was founded in 2003, it is a used bookstore that carries academic and scholarly books. It also stocks rare and out-of-print books. They buy used books and accepts used book donations. It is an institution steeped in a long history of book lovers. They are proud to be a brick and mortar bookstore where booklovers like you can get lost in the written word. The owner and proprietor, opened his popular bookstore after growing up with Vernon Wahrenbrock, his grandfather, who founded Wahrenbrock’s Book House in 1935. For many years, Vernon’s downtown location was the largest bookstore in San Diego. It is still recognized as an authentic city landmark. Whether you’re looking to get lost in the thrill of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, read up on Egyptian history, political science, or sink your teeth into the Catcher in the Rye, they have a large selection of used books that educate, invigorate, and take their readers on amazing journeys.