Old Tampa Book Company was been a sanctuary for book lovers in Tampa for over 18 years. Owners David and Ellen Brown relocated to Tampa from Rochester, New York in 1995 with David’s personal collection of 3,000 sports car books. From there, the couple purchased personal collections and poured over used and rare books at book fairs. Today, a literary aficionado could spend hours searching through the collection and not only never get to the bottom, but also find something exciting that they didn’t know they had been searching for.
David and Ellen love Tampa dearly, and are glad to not only call it home for themselves, but also home to their wonderful bookstore, Old Tampa Book Company.