Sell Your Books

Bright Leaf Books is not currently accepting books for sale.

Bright Leaf Books purchases books from the public most days. We make highly competitive offers in cash or trade credit. Cash offers are disbursed by check or PayPal. While our buyer is in most days, please call in advance to ensure that they are available.

We purchase books in most subject areas. We have a particular interest in exceptional first editions, literary fiction, poetry, and scholarly subjects. We have a very strong interest in photography and art books. We also buy literary and cultural ephemera (e.g., prints, broadsides, letters, etc.) Pricing depends on condition and desirability. 

We buy book collections and libraries and will travel for large or exceptional collections. We assess quickly and pay fairly.

Consignment terms are available for particularly valuable items. 

We do not purchase most genre fiction (typified by authors like James Patterson, John Grisham, Dean Koontz, etc.). However, we do purchase classic genre fiction by authors like Raymond Chandler, Philip K. Dick, J. R. R. Tolkien, etc.

Bright Leaf Books does not purchase the following:

  • Ex-library Books

  • Romance

  • Encyclopedias

  • Computer Books

  • Reader's Digest Condensed Books

  • Magazines

  • Audiobooks