> Shop Ayr Hill Books at January DC Big Flea Market

Come visit Ayr Hill Books at the DC Big Flea and Antiques Market January 6 & 7, 2018 at the Dulles Expo Center and see what’s new among our offerings. Can’t make it? See our entire collection on AbeBooks.com.

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Your Source for Fine Rare & Collectible Books

Ayr Hill Books is owned and operated by Jack and Paula Bruggeman and is located in Vienna, Virginia. “Ayr Hill” is the original Scottish name of the town of Vienna.

Jack, a Washington, D.C. native spent 38 years acquiring and developing professional reference and college textbooks. Paula has worked as a journalist, editor, television producer, and researcher.

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>Buy Books from Collectors, Estates, etc.

Trimming your collection, selling an estate, downsizing? We buy books.

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Sell Rare & Collectible Books

We have an ever changing collection of rare and collectible books for sale.

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The real purpose of books is to trap the mind into doing its own thinking.

Christopher Morley

When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.


She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.

Louisa May Alcott

Good books don’t give up all their secrets at once.

Stephen King

Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people, citizens of distant epochs, who never knew one another. Books break the shackles of time, proof that humans can work magic.

Carl Sagan

Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.

Groucho Marx