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Hello there!  We’re glad you found us. 
C’mon in and browse the Yesteryear bookshelf at Back When Books! 
 Welcome to Back When Books, your online store for books with a "yesteryear" theme.  Focusing on the 20th Century and a bit earlier, Back When Books offers a wide selection of historical and biographical works by writers well versed in their subjects. And if you're into nostalgia, you came to the right bookstore.


Back When Books titles cover histories of American cities and communities within cities, historical locations and events, and lifestyle activities of earlier times in America.  Memoirs and biographies recall sports teams and their players, the lives of film, stage, radio, and television stars, as well as ordinary folks who share memories of a bygone era.


All of our books can be ordered online.  Those who prefer the familiar yesteryear method, can print and send in the handy mail order form.


Back When Books are rich in Americana.  There's something for everyone, whether your interest is historic or just nostalgic.  Oh, and keep in mind those senior relatives and friends who are so hard to shop for.  Our selections make great gifts for folks who enjoy reading and reminiscing about "the old days."


Thanks for visiting Back When Books.  We welcome your comments, questions, and requests for any specific books not currently listed.  Contact us at   

Back When Books is pleased to have PayPal as its payment processor.  The PayPal name is among the most recognized in this field.  You may order online with complete confidence in the security of your information, whether you utilize your own PayPal account or a major credit card.  When you have selected books you wish to order and placed them in your shopping cart, it takes just minutes to process your order.
Shipping Policy:  We will ship your order within 5 days, usually sooner.  We use media mail, which typically is delivered in 5 to 7 working days, depending upon the area.  So allow about 2 weeks for delivery.  If your order hasn’t arrived by then, let us know and we will track it down or reship.  In case of occasional back-orders, we'll advise you and give priority to shipping your order when we replenish our stock.
Note:  Orders for 5 or more books qualify for FREE SHIPPING.
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