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Welcome to the Preservation Society of Charleston’s Online Book & Gift Shop!

We are happy to offer you a wide selection of books focusing on the architectural as well as the social and cultural history of  Charleston, the Lowcountry and South Carolina.

Your purchase supports a great cause- the continuing preservation of Charleston!

No Sales Tax will be charged to your purchases due to the Preservation Society of Charleston’s non-profit status.

To read more about us or to become a member, please go to our main web page at and click on “Who we are” and “Get your PSC Membership!”.

Membership Discount:

Preservation Society Members are entitled to a 10% discount on books & gifts purchased from our website.
Please contact us to let us know that you are a member via email or phone.
Your discount will be given when we process your order.
Phone: 843-722-4630 Please ask for the Bookshop.
Customer Service hours are from 10am-5pm Monday-Saturday.

Credit Card Safety

This portion of Preservation Society's online ordering system is hosted on a secure server using encryption technology. It is equipped to handle confidential information such as credit card numbers. However, the Preservation Society is not responsible for damages incurred from placing your credit card information on-line. You may also choose to place your order by calling us at (843) 722-4630.  Please ask for the Bookshop.

Shipping Information

All orders are shipped UPS Ground or DHL Express.  Please allow 7-12 business days to receive your order. You will be notified if an item is out of stock.

Shipping Rates

Purchase Amount Shipping & Handling Charge
0-$30.00 $7.95
$30.01-$50.00 $9.95
$50.01-$100.00 $12.95
$100.01-$150.00 $15.95
$150.01-$200.00 $18.95
$200.01-$300 $21.95
$300.01- and over 10% of total purchase

These rates apply to destinations within the continental United States.
Please call us if you have special shipping requests.

Faxing your Order

If you prefer to fax your order, please fill out all on-line ordering screens, including credit card information. However, instead of submitting the credit card information, please use a printer to print the order information. (To avoid submitting your order on-line, please use your back button or close the screen of your browser.) Then fax this print-out to (843) 723-4381.

Contact Us

To contact us, please call our offices at (843) 722-4630, ask for the Bookshop.  Our customer service hours are Monday-Friday from 10-5pm.  Email us at


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Post Office Box 521
Charleston, SC 29402

Phone 843-722-4630 Fax 843-723-4381