Passing the book! Dogtown Books succession story is rare indeed

Smiles all around as the torch passed from Bob Ritchie, rare and used books dealer and original proprietor Dogtown Books, to Lucas Cotterman and Caroline Harvey, Dogtown Books NEW owners. Happy to report there goes the neighborhood!

portrait of BOB RITCHIE_used and rare books dealer_on his last day as bricks and mortar owner legendary Dogtown Books_Gloucester Ma_20181119a_© c ryan

Passing the torch _portrait of BOB RITCHIE_used and rare books dealer_on his last day at Dogtown Books_with new owners_Lucas Cotterman_Caroline Harvey_Gloucester Ma_20181119_© c ryan.jpg


Posted on GMG yesterday- read more from the new owners Gloucester’s Legendary Dogtown Books Under New Ownership Nov 2018 Founder and original Dogtown Bookshop owner Bob Ritchie embraces retirement as the torch is passed to Gloucester residents Lucas Cotterman and Caroline Harvey…Dogtown Books is still located at 132 Main Street in Gloucester, MA.  Visit www.dogtownbooks or follow instagram @dogtownbooks for updated store hours and upcoming special events. Our business phone number is 978.281.5599. The Grand Re-Opening Celebration and Sale is scheduled for December 1st from 10am to 6pm.” There will be a toast to Bob- email them if you’d like to time that out.