$10 for $20 Worth of Books at Weller Book Works

Trolley Square

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In a Nutshell

New, used, and rare books reside in a store owned by a third-generation bibliophile

The Fine Print

Expires Jan 2nd, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid in-store only. Not valid for special orders, consignment books, or short discount items. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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$10 for $20 Worth of Books

Most books fall within the $8–$30 price range, however some are as inexpensive as $3.

Weller Book Works

A lifelong bookworm, Tony Weller has been working at Weller Book Works since the age of 10, though the bookstore’s story begins well before that. In 1929, Gustav and Margaret Weller—two German immigrants—opened Zion’s Bookstore, the first version of what would evolve into Weller Book Works. After three generations, countless moves, and one building fire that nearly incinerated the early store’s inventory, Weller Book Works is thriving at a new location in Trolley Square under the management of Tony and Catherine Weller.

Though he has had his hand in all facets of the store, Tony mainly oversees the rare-books department, where he acquires estates, performs appraisals, and hunts for the elusive first edition of The Great Gatsby bound in Michael Jordan rookie cards. At Weller Book Works’ massive location, stacks of books line the walls and floors holding titles in genres that range from fiction and reference books to Mormon books and science fiction. The store also holds special events, such as book signings from authors such as Mormon author Joanna Brooks.


Reviews

It reminds me of an old library, with shelves of books everywhere and includes a very enticing selection of rare books.

Austin M., 6/16/12

Has a great section on local history. Definitely recommend a visit followed by a brew at Desert Edge to read your findings.

Chris M., 6/23/12

Tips

  • “Great staff and I found some books I didn't know existed at a great price.”

  • “Great books and great people.”

  • “A great independent bookstore in Salt Lake City that deserves our gratitude and our business. ”

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    Trolley Square

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