by Farah Momin, at Dec. 13, 2011, 12:36 p.m.
Name: Schulte's Book Store
Location: POINT (-73.9904254542295945 40.7316694491798046)
Address: 80 Fourth Ave., New York, NY
Date Opened: 1917
Date Closed: 1980s
Image Source: Mondlin, Marvin, and Roy Meador. Book row: an anecdotal and pictorial history of the antiquarian book trade. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2003.
Additional Information: Sculte's was one of the few booksellers to stay at the same location for almost the entirety of its tenure. At the time of opening, the store claimed to be "the largest second-hand bookstore in N.Y." Although Schulte was a dealer in theological works, the store prided itself on offering a wide range of books at modest prices.
Type of Books: Used/Second-hand, Theology, Signed letters from famous authors
Owner(s): Theodore Schulte (until 1949); Philip Pesky (from 1950 – 1955); Wilfred P. Pesky (from 1955 - 1966); David J. Butler (from 1960s to 1980s)
Associated Authors and/or Patrons: Rose Wilder Lane (daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder), Franklin D. Roosevelt, Marlene Dietrich, Joan Crawford, Steve Allen, Marion Davies
Community functions: N/A