Riverow Bookshop, Inc. was established in 1976. Our expansive inventory consists of close to 85,000 books plus paper ephemera, prints and drawings.

Our bookshop is open Monday through Saturday 10 am to 6pm. We are also open on Sundays from 12 to 4 p.m.

Riverow Bookshop is located approximately 3.5 hours from New York City, Buffalo & Niagara Falls.  Our bookshop is located near the beautiful Finger Lakes Region and its 100 wineries.

Along with our brick & mortar open store, we often exhibit at major annual antiquarian book fairs around the world, including: New York, California, Boston, London, UK, Melbourne, Australia as well as regional book and ephemera shows. 

We do purchase books.   

Do you need a written appraisal for an estate, insurance evaluations or donations?  We do that too!  Please contact us for details and fees.


John D. Spencer has been a member of the A.B.A.A. since 1980.  He has served as the Mid-Atlantic Chapter chairperson and on the national board. www.abaa.org

Laura Spencer Eberly is the second-generation bookshop owner and is an associate member of the A.B.A.A. 


Our policy is that our inventory is guaranteed.  You may return any item within 21 days for any reason provided they are in the same condition as sent and prior notice is given. Please insure returns for their full value.

Sales tax is applied for any purchases within New York State. 

We accept Visa, Master Card, Discovery and American Express credit cards.  Our online credit card system is secure.  However, if you are not comfortable with paying online, please call us at 1-607-687-4094.

Shipping will be added to each purchase.  We ship by the US Postal Service.  Media mail is $4.  Priority shipping is $7.  For large purchases or multi volume sets, we will only charge actual shipping charges.

Libraries and institutions may use purchase orders.


We are very conservative about grading condition.  We rarely list the condition as fine.  Our normal best condition is very good, then good, fair, poor and reading copy.