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Gatchina books.jpg
Further information, if only special kind of books sold at a bookshop. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: shops
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may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Documented values: 2
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Status: in use

The tag books=* may be used in combination with shop=books, amenity=library or amenity=public_bookcase to give further information if only special kind of books are sold. You can use several values, separated by semicolons, if the shop sells different kinds of books. For most of the common bookshops this tag will not be needed.

Key Value Element Comment Rendering Photo Taginfo
books academic node area Sells academic books.
books anarchism node area Sells books related to Anarchism or is primarily a bookstore that functions as an autonomous social center (i.e., infoshop).
books antiquarian node area Sells antiquarian books.

Hint: You may use also shop=antiques, if not only books are sold.

books children node area Sells books for children. Belgrade Book Fair 7.jpg
books comic node area Sells comic books. TT061127A Manga shop in Tokyo.jpg
A Manga shop in Tokyo.
books discount node area Sells low-priced books.
books music node area Sells music books.
books religion node area Sells religion books.

Hint: You may use also e.g. religion=christian, to specify which religion.

A religious book store, Muni ki Reti, Rishikesh.jpg
books erotic node area Sells erotic or pornographic books, often referred to as "adult" books. Also for use with shop=erotic.
books textbook node area Sells textbook or teaching materials, studies guidebooks, especially in Chinese cultural influenced area. For more can see  補充教材(Teaching guide book) in zhwiki. 國中教科書補充教材.jpg
Some teaching guidebook published in Taiwan.
books second_hand Use second_hand=* instead with yes (if it sell new and 2nd hand books), only (if it sell only 2nd hand books). If it sells various 2nd hand things like furniture, clothes, cars use shop=second_hand.

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