Known for being a chain capable of acquiring both the latest releases and some of the rarest books on the planet, Half Price Books is also big on offering great Black Friday deals. Here, we will take a look at their newly leaked 2016 Black Friday Ad, and some of the best deals within. Keep in mind that while most of these deals are available through the Half Price Books website, quite a few are only available in stores on the 25th of November.
Best Half Price Books 2016 Black Friday Deals
Best Half Price Books Book Deals
- The Kingston Library Vintage Books circa 1900 for $15 each. Each volume of this century old set offers adventure inside the cover, and authentic artwork of the time period for prices well below your average hardcover purchase.
- Cthulhu Coloring Book for $6.99. With the rise of coloring books as a means of relaxation to even older generations of people, Half Price Books is offering a wide range of coloring books with complex designs, or themes such as H.P. Lovecraft’s creations and even Doctor Who. Many of these deals are in store only, but be sure to pick up the EcoPencil coloring set for $3.99 in store as well.
- Old Christmas by Washington Irving, Second edition, 1876 release for $100. While Irving may have been known for decidedly more frightening stories, his Old Christmas is a collection of English classics in their most original form. With illustrations by Randolph Caldecott, this book is worth its weight in gold, but is available at a modest price considering the collection value.
- The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin, First Edition, First Issue, 1871 for $20,000. While out of the price range for a vast majority of individuals, Half Price Books is offering one of the books that changed the course of the natural sciences. With editing performed by both Darwin and his own children, this set of two books covers many of the ideas that would evolve into Social Darwinism, Evolutionary Psychology, and helping entire fields such as Biology and Ecology.
Best Half Price Books Music and Art Deals
- Music Legends The Beatles DVD and Book Set, $6.99. For those Beatles fans on your list, this DVD and book set covering the rise of the Beatles and their influence may be the perfect gift choice at a very low price. Do keep in mind that this price is in store only.
- Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons DVD Set, $19.99. This interactive DVD set provides full concerts of Vivaldi’s most well known pieces, and is a great gift for all ages.
- Pull-Along Xylophone, $14.99. If young children or toddlers are on your list to shop for this year, Half Price books is offering an in store sale price for one of the best choices for a first instrument.
- Ritchie Valens 1959, $50. Featuring the big hit of the incredibly short lived star (Valens died at the age of 17 alongside Buddy Holly and Big Bopper in a plane crash) “La Bamba”, alongside most of his other works, this was the final Vinyl release of his works while still alive.
- Miro Engraver Volume I, $150. This collection of works by Joan Miro covers art and etchings from 1928 to 1960, and is a limited edition with around 2700 copies available. Featuring prints of both 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional pieces, this is a great gift idea for both Miro fans and the artistically inclined.
Best Half Price Books Travel, Cooking and Calendar Deals
- Assorted Novelty Tea Infusers, $8.99. For those who both love tea and have a sense of humor, there are a wide selection of tea infusers available for a great price. Whether you go with the Teatanic, Octeapus, or any other selection, this is a go to gift for those who love both a warm cup and a chuckle.
- Travel Journals, $5.99. A good gift idea for the aspiring travel blogger or those who suffer a major case of wanderlust, Half Price Books is offering travel journals on Black Friday for a great deal, though this is an in store only offer.
- 2017 Wall Calendars for 50% off. A solid idea for the office holiday parties, 2017 calendars will be half off for Black Friday in stores.
- Cooking at Home by Julia Childs and Jacques Pepin, Signed First Edition, $200. One of the most iconic cookbooks from one of the biggest names in home cooking is now available as a signed first edition, and could be the gift of the year for your favorite home chef.
Half Price Books Black Friday FAQ’s
When does Half Price Books Open for Black Friday?
For the Black Friday deals, in store shoppers can expect doors to open at 9am, with the benefit of 20% off hitting the online storefront at midnight.
Can you shop online or is it in-store only?
There are plenty of deals both online and in store, though there is very little crossover. A personal recommendation is to check out the full ad below, and plan your shopping as needed.
What is the Half Price Books Return Policy?
Half Price Books currently offers a 45 day return policy for domestic orders and 60 days for international orders. A receipt is needed, and special items may be subject to more stringent rules. Contacting the customer care at 1(800) 883-2114 may be well advised.
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