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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."


Back When Books is pleased to have PayPal as its payment processor.  The PayPal name is among the most recognized in this field.  You can order online with complete confidence in the security of your information, whether you use your own PayPal account or a major credit card.  After you have added your selected books to your shopping cart, it takes just minutes to process your order.

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