Used Books

For folks who like to trawl used bookstores, Goodwill and Salvation Army and other thrift stores, yard sales, library sales, and online sources such as Ebay and Amazon Sellers for reading delights from days of yore!

Is it out of print or obscure? Let's discuss ways of finding it.

Book bargainhunters--here's a place to discuss that treasure you came upon!

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
so how DO you find a book that you can't find online14 unread / 14tommyarmour, March 25
Online Sales - Used Book Condition Descriptions64 unread / 64melannen, March 24
RIP - Death of a Used Bookstore42 unread / 42Morphidae, October 2020
Should I buy a Used Bookstore?29 unread / 29NearlyNewBooks, January 2019
Old bookseller catalog "Editions" from 1980s?4 unread / 4Crypto-Willobie, August 2018
John K King bookstore in Detroit2 unread / 2paradoxosalpha, June 2018
Amazon Used Deals Finder!8 unread / 8swatijain2233, April 2018
New online used bookstore, need your feedbacks6 unread / 6ThomasHarrington, September 2016
WashDC's used and indie bookstores6 unread / 6ThomasHarrington, September 2016
bookjacking14 unread / 14Crypto-Willobie, April 2016
booksalefinder.com15 unread / 15Keeline, February 2015
An LT meet-up in a used book store1 unread / 1countrylife, August 2014
Some Nice Recent Finds32 unread / 32SaintSunniva, August 2014
Help identifying Black Beauty edition?5 unread / 5staffordcastle, July 2014
Finding Surprise Bonuses in Used Books?41 unread / 41kswolff, July 2014
Book Trading. What Sites would you recomend and whY?11 unread / 11Jaw1LA, June 2014
Stories from a former fleamarket used and out of print bookstall owner...1980 -198254 unread / 54Lynxear, March 2014
Sources of Free Books In Electronic Form1 unread / 1bookblotter, February 2014
The Secret Bookshop and Heritage Open Day5 unread / 5westermanyarns, September 2013
Pasadena Antiquarian Book Fair, Aug. 10-11, 2013.4 unread / 4omargosh, August 2013
Used bookstores in New Jersey, USA?10 unread / 10HRHTish, July 2013
Video about the Last Bookstore1 unread / 1Keeline, May 2013
Welcome to the Group!39 unread / 39Storeetllr, February 2013
Charity Shops!13 unread / 13firedrake1942, February 2013
Used bookstores vs. internet - Pros & Cons59 unread / 59Danneeness, February 2013
Email alerts about sales10 unread / 10Crypto-Willobie, January 2013
30% sale at Housing Works Bookstore4 unread / 4rsubber, January 2013
Used bookshops in New Zealand1 unread / 1Africansky1, December 2012
Could selling a used book become illegal?3 unread / 3Jarandel, December 2012
Used and Rare: Travels in the Book World5 unread / 5staffordcastle, December 2012
Anyone know what happened to pweissbooks.com?2 unread / 2simon.sayz, December 2012
on line purchases1 unread / 1Africansky1, May 2012
Need feedback: Do you like "Classics" sections in used bookstores?39 unread / 39kswolff, April 2012
Literally the best literary find ever.10 unread / 10Sandydog1, April 2012
What are some of the best book stores in San Diego?3 unread / 3AmanteLibros, April 2012
Book Searchers, Collectors and Dealers - A New Facebook Community Page4 unread / 4johnsimpson, February 2012
18 June Amnesty International booksale in London4 unread / 4banriona, November 2011
Half Price Books Dallas Warehouse Sale this weekend1 unread / 1somermoore, October 2011
Ft. Myers Florida4 unread / 4moibibliomaniac, October 2011
Any used bookstores in the San Fernando Valley?6 unread / 6PhilOPosia, July 2011
Otford Station1 unread / 1MarkAlexander, July 2011
Slideshow of Inspiring Bookstores7 unread / 7joririchardson, June 2011
We need a group picture!21 unread / 21clamairy, April 2011
1st Edition Mark Twain Mississippi Tales LoA on E-Bay3 unread / 3kdweber, February 2011
Miami / Fort Laud. / South FL Places for Used Books?7 unread / 7Keeline, February 2011
Recent findings12 unread / 12joririchardson, February 2011
recommended used books store in paris ?2 unread / 2charliemarie, November 2010
What treasures have you found at used book stores or Goodwill?101 unread / 101callmejacx, October 2010
Auction fun !1 unread / 1hunnyd, July 2010
Strange Places, Awesome Finds41 unread / 41TrippB, April 2010
Out-of-print books and their titles1 unread / 1jlstaples24, March 2010
Out-of-print books and their titles1 unread / 1jlstaples24, March 2010
1872 copy of Little Dorrit - a question5 unread / 5joririchardson, March 2010
1st Edition of "Agony & the Ecstasy" - How Much is it Worth?2 unread / 2lilithcat, March 2010
Books traded in23 unread / 23debavp, February 2010
Wilhelm Gundel - Dekane und Dekansternbilder - trying to find a copy but running out of ways3 unread / 3cnrenner, December 2009
San Francisco/Sacramento area stores or sales1 unread / 1AmanteLibros, September 2009
Hit the motherlode yesterday at a thrift shop3 unread / 3rocketjk, March 2009
Used Bookstores vs. Internet - Pros & Cons1 unread / 1LamSon, April 2008
Publishing history of a book?2 unread / 2jmnlman, March 2007
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