Wide World Books and Maps to Close

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Photo credit: J. Brew, 4 July 2012. Creative Commons licence.

Shelf Awareness is reporting that Seattle’s Wide World Books and Maps, which has operated since 1976, will close at the end of the month. The owner cites the trend toward online shopping and something more particular to map stores: digital maps and online travel guides. [via]

Author: Jonathan Crowe

I blog about maps at The Map Room, review books for AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review, and edit a fanzine called Ecdysis.