Whether you are looking for today’s paper or for a specialty book, you can find it in the ByWard Market. With rows of magazines and newspapers, local to national, and 11 retail members, you can find yourself spending hours in specialty bookstores offering wide varieties of works.
Argosy Books has been selling antiquarian and collectors' books in Ottawa for twenty three years, all of them in the Bytown Market area. Ours is a small bookstore with a preference for fine books, collectors' editions and classic literature. We also keep books on philosophy, art and art history, natural history, militaria, transportation, travel, architecture. We have a good stock of fine reading, mostly in English, but also about two thousand volumes in French.
Publishing Vermilion were created in 1982 and are located in Ottawa, Ontario. They publish illustrated children's books, novels for young people, comics, novels and short stories for adults, poetry, essays and study guides. They also publish books and hors collection has nearly 400 titles in its catalog. A dozen books are published each year. In 2009 they won the Governor General's Award for nonfiction.