Sell Your Books

We purchase single books, and entire collections, estates, and libraries.  We do not generally purchase books published after 1920 unless they are signed or of notable provenance. 


If you would like to sell us your books, please send an email to with the following (plus any pictures you may have):


From the title page:

  1. Title
  2. Author
  3. Publisher
  4. Place of Publication
  5. Date of Publication

Please also note:

  1. The type of binding (i.e. leather, cloth, paper boards)
  2. Significant damage or wear
  3. Whether the item is signed, a limited edition, or has any other interesting features

While we buy a wide array of books, we are particularly interested in the following areas:  

  1. British literature 1500 - 1920. 

  2. American literature 1600 - 1920.

  3. Books published before 1800.

  4. Scotland and the Highlands.

  5. Signed, inscribed, or association copies.

  6. Books owned by authors/poets/artists/etc.

  7. Kelmscott Press, Doves Press, and other fine presses.

  8. Pre-Raphaelites.

  9. William Morris and his family.

  10. John Ruskin.

  11. Sir Walter Scott.

  12. Charles Dickens.

  13. Elizabeth Gaskell.

  14. A.W.N. Pugin.

  15. Gothic Literature

  16. Gothic Revival.

  17. Burns, Brontes, Byron, Wordsworth, and the like

  18. Long Beach Island, New Jersey books and ephemera.

  19. Haddonfield, New Jersey books and ephemera.

  20. Hand colored plate books. 


If your collection piques our interest we can come to you in the vicinity of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Burlington County, Camden County, Gloucester County, Mercer County, Bucks County, Montgomery County, Main Line, Delaware County, Chester County, Cherry Hill, Evesham, Marlton, Medford, Mount Laurel, Moorestown, Haddonfield, Haddon Heights, Voorhees, Princeton, Hamilton, Pennington, Lawrenceville, Stafford, Long Beach Island, Bordentown, Lambertville, King of Prussia, Ambler, Jenkintown, Merion, Cheltenham, Dresher, Elkins Park, Media, Swarthmore, Haverford, Chadds Ford, Malvern, Kennett Square,  Ardmore, Narbeth, Wayne, Villanova, Gladwyn, Radnor, West Chester, Langhorne, Newtown, Yardley, Doylestown, Buckingham, New Hope, Washington Crossing, and the surrounding areas.

We do not offer appraisals for taxation, estates, insurance, or any other purpose or reason.  When we make a offer to purchase books, it is not and cannot be considered an appraisal and is nothing more than the offer that we make to purchase your books.