Big Blue Marble Bookstore
a neighborhood bookstore for Mt. Airy and beyond
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Featuring Philadelphia

Featuring Philadelphia

Learn about Octavius Catto, the first African American honored with a public statue in Philly's history, $19.95

Learn about Octavius Catto, the first African American honored with a public statue in Philly's history, $19.95

 
Slide! / Deslizate! - a wonderful bilingual picture book about Smith Playground's grand slide, $9.95

Slide! / Deslizate! - a wonderful bilingual picture book about Smith Playground's grand slide, $9.95

 
Another great Philly book from Temple University Press, this one about the story and history of Boathouse Row, $35

Another great Philly book from Temple University Press, this one about the story and history of Boathouse Row, $35

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100 wonderful things to to in Philly! Reports of actual death while doing them are extremely rare....  $16

100 wonderful things to to in Philly! Reports of actual death while doing them are extremely rare....  $16

 
Just in, David S. Traub's second photography collection exploring the city we know but often don't see, $24.95

Just in, David S. Traub's second photography collection exploring the city we know but often don't see, $24.95

 
A clear, inviting guide to 30 different walks through Philadelphia's many neighborhoods, $16.95

A clear, inviting guide to 30 different walks through Philadelphia's many neighborhoods, $16.95

From the creative team behind the Hidden City Festivals, a richly illustrated guide to the cities within our city, $40

From the creative team behind the Hidden City Festivals, a richly illustrated guide to the cities within our city, $40

A richly illustrated guide to Philadelphia's park system, one of the best in the world, $39.50

A richly illustrated guide to Philadelphia's park system, one of the best in the world, $39.50

 
Another history of how Philadelphia's original city plans for parks have shaped our entire history as a city. This book is both coffee-table beautiful and deep scholarship! $64.95

Another history of how Philadelphia's original city plans for parks have shaped our entire history as a city. This book is both coffee-table beautiful and deep scholarship! $64.95