What We Buy
Please note!! We are buying buy APPOINTMENT ONLY. We are often booking up to a week out, so give us a call to get on the schedule. 916-442-9475
With limited space and thousands of books to choose from, it should come as no surprise that we are highly selective when choosing our stock. Below, you will find two general categories that outline what we do and do not buy. Please read it carefully, as it can save you, and us, time.
Used Book Guidelines
Good quality used books
bought, sold and traded on all subjects.
Subject areas actively purchased:
Art, architecture, photography, antiques, history, California history,
Western Americana, Native American history, classics, music
(including songbooks and instrument instruction books), drama,
poetry, mythology, philosophy, eastern philosophy, yoga, Buddhism, metaphysics, Christian history, bibles,
concordances, commentaries, spiritual psychology, occult, Jungian psychology, newer cookbooks, boating,
aviation, gardening, construction, foreign language, dictionaries, writing,
military history, martial arts, modern popular fiction (very selectively),
children’s books (selectively), books-on-cd and old radio shows,
graphic novels, , manga, signed books, Folio Society, Easton Press,
Franklin Library, Heritage Press, & Modern Library.
We also occasionally buy sets of The Great Books and The Harvard Classics.
Many other subjects considered on an “as-needed” basis-
check with us for our current needs.
Material not usually purchased:
College class books, school books, Reader’s Digest Condensed Books, Book Club fiction,
computer books, encyclopedias, magazines, romance novels, outdated books, comic books,
ex-library books, books in poor condition, highlighted or underlined,
movies (including dvds, blu-ray, etc. unless they are criterion or otherwise collectible)