Sell Your Books
We buy books too. If you have one (or more) you’d like to sell, this is how we go about it:
As generalists, we are interested in purchasing across an extensive range of categories from Americana to sporting. Please read through our frequently asked questions to learn more about the process and how to contact us.
Frequently Asked Questions
What do we buy?
We are interested in fine and rare books, autographs, manuscripts, and works of art. You can see examples of quality and categories of interest here.
What is the process?
We will need to know: author, title, place of publication, publisher, and the year it was published. If there is any additional information on the title page (or on the back of the title-page) such as "second edition", "new edition", "limited edition", one of one hundred copies", "revised and corrected", please let us know. Most importantly you will need to provide multiple photographs of the book including:
Including but not limited to: foxing, repairs, tears, worming, missing pages, writing
Cover and/or dust jacket
If we are interested, we might ask for the books to be sent to the shop for physical evaluation. All items will be insured while in our care and payment will be prompt.
How do I send you this information?
The quickest way to supply these details is by emailing us the above information, including photographs of the books in question. We can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When will I hear back?
Due to the high volume of offers we receive, we cannot always reply to every email. We aim to respond to those that we are interested in within a week's time. Please be aware that we will not reply unless you have provided photographs (as outlined above), author, title, place of publication, publisher, and the year it was published.
Do you offer appraisals?
Yes, you can learn more about appraisals and other services here.