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Sell Second Hand Books

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Sell Second Hand Books

At We Buy Books, we aren’t just searching for your oldest and most neglected books – we want any type of books! That’s right, we want you to have a really good look around for any books you might want to sell, regardless of their age. If you do, the chances are you’ll get a very good price for them if you decide to sell second hand books, right here, at We Buy Books.

Say goodbye to your unwanted books

We believe that our service offers one of the simplest and most convenient places to sell second hand books online, offering an immediate value for the second hand books you want to sell. Quick and easy, the process offers as much pleasure as discovering an immersive new book for the very first time. But convenience isn’t the only advantage of sifting through your teetering stacks of books.

Imagine giving someone else that pleasure: introducing them to a book with a story all its own. And you never know what you might discover when you’re organising your book hoard. Heck, you could even unearth a hidden gem. You’d be surprised by just how many books you have lying about the house, gathering dust and taking up some much-needed space

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Well, now’s the chance to make some extra money by getting yourself onto the We Buy Books website and seeing what your second hand books are worth. Who knows, you may even uncover a rarity: a hidden gem that’s worth more than you could have imagined.

Ready to sell your stuff? Just head over to our selling basket and type in the ISBN number on the back of your book, and we’ll immediately give you the best possible price. We even have our own app, so you can use your phone as a barcode scanner to get a quick quote. Easy. If you’re happy with our offer then send us your books and we’ll get the money to you, fast! All you’ll have to do is decide whether to save the cash for a rainy day, or use it to buy more books

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The green way to sell books!

Did you know that selling your old books is actually better for the environment than recycling them? That’s because another reader can use your copy, instead of buying a new one. That saves pollution from production and transport. 

Here at WeBuyBooks, we’re committed to reducing our impact on the environment. That’s why we’ve made our recycling pledge. If we receive your book and it doesn’t meet our condition guidelines, we’ll give you the option to return it to you at cost, or recycle it for you. That stops any of our books ending up in landfill.

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If you want a fast, secure way to sell your books, the best thing to do is to download the We Buy Books app.

All you need to do is go to your app store, download the app, open it up and use our handy barcode scanner to get an instant cash price. We’re available on Android and Apple.

Make sure your books are in good nick

Now, the usual rules apply here. If you want to sell second hand books, the best items are the ones that have been well loved but well preserved: respected and treated with care. You’ll receive a much better price for neat and tidy tomes than battered and bruised books, so before you send anything over to us, make sure that you’ve dusted them down and they look the part. After all, they could end up on display in their new owners home!

We know that this can be tough with well-loved second hand books – especially when they’ve been read to death – but do your best! If you aren’t sure about the state of your books, check out our Book Condition Guidelines page for more information. It’s full of information about what constitutes a defect, and the kind of minor wear and tear we do accept.

Item condition guidelines

We're unable to accept books with the following defects:
  • Fire or smoke damage
  • Tears to the cover or pages
  • Significant damage or wear to the binding
  • Water damage
  • Badly stained
  • Missing, loose or torn pages

Helpful guides and advice on selling your books

Want to know how to get more bang for your book? Looking for our item condition guidelines? Then you're in the right place

Want to know how to get more bang for your book? More hints and tips? Try exploring our blog.

What are you waiting for? Sell your second hand books today!

Start searching for those second hand books and make some easy money. For everything you need to know about selling second hand books, check out The We Buy Books Blog, or call our customer care team on 01706 248281.

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