Located downtown Biddeford, Maine, Rabelais has one of the largest selections of rare and out-of-print cookbooks in the US, along with a significant collection of manuscripts, and ephemera.


An antiquarian bookseller specialized in cookery, gastronomy, wine, cocktails, farming, and gardening. They buy and sell fine and rare books on all fields related to food and drink, and work with clients worldwide to source rare books and develop private collections. They also appraise books and archives in these and other fields. Members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America, The International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, The Ephemera Society of America, The Wayward Tendrils, and the Maine Organic Farmers' and Gardeners' Association.


A must see in Biddeford, Maine!


Location: 2 Main Street, Suite 18-214, in Biddeford, Maine


Phone: (207) 602-6320


Hours:  Open by appointment or chance. Most days, we are in the shop 11am-5pm, though Tuesday is the least likely day to find us in (Tuesday is our weekend)


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