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Underground Books

OWNER:

Josh Niesse and Megan Bell

Member since:

2012

678-977-5517

102 Alabama St. , Carrollton, GA, 30117, USA

You're sure to find the magic of books just a few steps down a staircase from a bustling street in a quaint downtown in Georgia, where a hundred-year-old basement holds an archway made of books, a fireplace stuffed with letters from a school for sorcery, and bookshelves full of stories ready to enchant you. Underground Books is a charmingly eccentric used, new, rare and antiquarian bookshop actually located underground, several steps below street level in historic downtown Carrollton, Georgia. Sister store Hills & Hamlets Bookshop is located in the nearby planned community of Serenbe, with a selection that emphasizes nature and the arts.

Josh and Megan met just 10 days after Josh opened the shop in March of 2011, when Megan walked in, and the rest is history! They were married in May of 2014, and now operate their book business together. Josh graduated from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and a minor in religion. Megan earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature with a minor in creative writing from the University of West Georgia in 2013. Both Megan and Josh have attended the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar, Josh in 2011 on a scholarship from AbeBooks and Megan in 2014 on a scholarship from the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA). Megan has also attended Rare Book School at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

FEATURED ITEMS

TERMS OF SALE

Items Subject to Prior Sale
All items on our website are subject to prior sale. Occasionally items listed for sale will have already sold in one of our brick & mortar stores or on another website, and may not have been removed from the website yet. We update it daily, sometimes multiple times a day, but on occasion an item purchased may no longer be available. Orders are typically confirmed within one business day of being placed.

Guarantee
We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on our website. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase for any reason at all, you may return your item for a full refund within 30 days of the purchase date. If the error is ours, we will also pay the return shipping. We are genuinely interested in cultivating sincere relationships with our customers, and we want you to be happy with your purchases. If there's a problem, let us know.

Shipping Terms
Orders will ship within 2 business days, usually faster. Domestic shipping is free by USPS media mail, though you can select priority mail for faster shipping. If your book order is heavy or oversized, or is a full set of books shipping may be higher. Free item tracking numbers come with every purchase (domestic). International shipping is by USPS Priority Mail flat rate packaging, and is priced accordingly.

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