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Bookseller
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Address: Across the town's river, above JojaMart

The Bookseller is a shop that sells books. It appears twice every season on random dates marked by a balloon Bookseller Icon.png on the calendar. The shop sells a random assortment of books each time. The player can also trade in their books here.

Whenever the Bookseller is visiting, there will be a message saying "The Bookseller is in town today". It is open all day.

Visiting Days

The Bookseller visits twice every season randomly on the following possible dates:

Season Possible days
Spring.png Spring 11, 12, 21, 22, 25
Summer.png Summer 9, 12, 18, 25, 27
Fall.png Fall 4, 7, 8, 9, 12, 19, 22, 25
Winter.png Winter 5, 11, 12, 19, 22, 24

Shop Stock

Name Description Price Availability Notes
Book Of Stars.png Book Of Stars Read this to gain some experience in all skills. data-sort-value="15000">Gold.png15,000g 25% chance to appear
Stardew Valley Almanac.png Stardew Valley Almanac Read this to gain some farming experience. data-sort-value="10000">Gold.png10,000g One of these books has a 60% chance to appear in the stock for data-sort-value="10000">Gold.png10,000g, selected at random.
Bait And Bobber.png Bait And Bobber Read this to gain some fishing experience.
Mining Monthly.png Mining Monthly Read this to gain some mining experience.
Combat Quarterly.png Combat Quarterly Read this to gain some combat experience.
Woodcutter's Weekly.png Woodcutter's Weekly Read this to gain some foraging experience.
Stardew Valley Almanac.png Stardew Valley Almanac Read this to gain some farming experience. data-sort-value="8000">Gold.png8,000g One of these books has an 80% chance to appear in the stock for data-sort-value="8000">Gold.png8,000g, selected at random.
Bait And Bobber.png Bait And Bobber Read this to gain some fishing experience.
Mining Monthly.png Mining Monthly Read this to gain some mining experience.
Combat Quarterly.png Combat Quarterly Read this to gain some combat experience.
Woodcutter's Weekly.png Woodcutter's Weekly Read this to gain some foraging experience.
Stardew Valley Almanac.png Stardew Valley Almanac Read this to gain some farming experience. data-sort-value="5000">Gold.png5,000g One of these books will appear in the stock for data-sort-value="5000">Gold.png5,000g, selected at random.
Bait And Bobber.png Bait And Bobber Read this to gain some fishing experience.
Mining Monthly.png Mining Monthly Read this to gain some mining experience.
Combat Quarterly.png Combat Quarterly Read this to gain some combat experience.
Woodcutter's Weekly.png Woodcutter's Weekly Read this to gain some foraging experience.
The Alleyway Buffet.png The Alleyway Buffet You have a greater chance to find items in the trash. data-sort-value="20000">Gold.png20,000g One of these books will appear in the stock for data-sort-value="20000">Gold.png20,000g, selected at random, starting in Year 3
The Art O' Crabbing.png The Art O' Crabbing Crab pots have a 25% chance to yield double.
Dwarvish Safety Manual.png Dwarvish Safety Manual Bombs deal 25% less damage to you.
Jewels Of The Sea.png Jewels Of The Sea Fishing treasure chests have a chance to yield roe.
Ways Of The Wild.png Raccoon Journal Weeds have a greater chance to yield mixed seeds.
Woody's Secret.png Woody's Secret Felled trees have a 5% chance to yield double the wood.
Jack Be Nimble, Jack Be Thick.png Jack Be Nimble, Jack Be Thick Gain +1 Defense.
Friendship 101.png Friendship 101 You become friends with people a little faster.
Monster Compendium.png Monster Compendium Monsters have a small chance to drop double loot.
Mapping Cave Systems.png Mapping Cave Systems You get a 50% discount on Marlon's item retrieval service.
Treasure Appraisal Guide.png Treasure Appraisal Guide You will fetch a better price when selling artifacts.
Way Of The Wind pt. 1.png Way Of The Wind pt. 1 You run a little bit faster. data-sort-value="15000">Gold.png15,000g Will always appear
Way Of The Wind pt. 2.png Way Of The Wind pt. 2 You run a little bit faster. data-sort-value="35000">Gold.png35,000g Will always appear after receiving the power from Way Of The Wind pt. 1
Horse The Book.png Horse: The Book You gain a little extra speed when riding a horse. data-sort-value="25000">Gold.png25,000g Will always appear
Ol' Slitherlegs.png Ol' Slitherlegs You will now run a lot faster through grass and crops. data-sort-value="25000">Gold.png25,000g Will always appear
Queen Of Sauce Cookbook.png Queen Of Sauce Cookbook Learn any Queen Of Sauce recipes that you don't already know. data-sort-value="50000">Gold.png50,000g Will always appear after finding 100 Golden Walnuts
Woodcutter's Weekly.png Woodcutter's Weekly Read this to gain some foraging experience. data-sort-value="8000">Gold.png8,000g 33% chance to appear
Price Catalogue.png Price Catalogue You can now see the value of your items. data-sort-value="3000">Gold.png3,000g Will always appear

Trading Stock

Trading books granting powers will only appear if the player has already obtained the power from that book. Also, for books with multiple items that can be obtained, only one of the items will be available to earn when trading.

Name Description Price
Cave Jelly.png Cave Jelly (3) A rare jelly found in underground lakes. Jewels Of The Sea.png Jewels Of The Sea (1)
River Jelly.png River Jelly (3) A rare jelly found in freshwater.
Sea Jelly.png Sea Jelly (3) A rare jelly found in the ocean.
Hardwood.png Hardwood (20) A special kind of wood with superior strength and beauty. Woody's Secret.png Woody's Secret (1)
Stuffing.png Stuffing (3) Ahh... the smell of warm bread and sage. Jack Be Nimble, Jack Be Thick.png Jack Be Nimble, Jack Be Thick (1)
Slime Egg-Press.png Slime Egg-Press (1) Compresses 100 pieces of slime into a slime egg. It's a miracle of science! Monster Compendium.png Monster Compendium (2)
Slime Incubator.png Slime Incubator (1) Hatches slimes eggs into slimes. Allows you to raise slimes outdoors.
Mystery Box.png Mystery Box (7) A blacksmith can open this for you. Who knows what might be inside? Book of Mysteries.png Book of Mysteries (1)
Spicy Eel.png Spicy Eel (3) It's really spicy! Be careful. Treasure Appraisal Guide.png Treasure Appraisal Guide (1)
Artifact Trove.png Artifact Trove (3) A blacksmith can open this for you. These troves often contain ancient relics and curiosities.
Fairy Dust.png Fairy Dust (8) Sprinkle on kegs, furnaces, and other refining equipment to instantly receive their product. Book Of Stars.png Book Of Stars (1)
Pepper Poppers.png Pepper Poppers (2) Spicy breaded peppers filled with cheese. Stardew Valley Almanac.png Stardew Valley Almanac (1)
Deluxe Bait.png Deluxe Bait (30) Causes fish to bite even faster and increases size of the "fishing bar". Bait And Bobber.png Bait And Bobber (1)
Wood.png Wood (100) A sturdy, yet flexible plant material with a wide variety of uses. Woodcutter's Weekly.png Woodcutter's Weekly (1)
Coal.png Coal (20) A combustible rock that is useful for crafting and smelting. Mining Monthly.png Mining Monthly (1)
Monster Musk.png Monster Musk (1) Spray this on to draw more monsters out of hiding. Combat Quarterly.png Combat Quarterly (1)

Trivia

History

  • 1.6: Introduced.