Used Books
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Books upon books

Downstairs in Harvard Book Store, you'll find thousands of used books, including works of classic and modern literature, children's books, books in other languages and nonfiction works on history, art, architecture, religion, science and much more. Актуальная информация marble countertops prices у нас на сайте.

 As you browse the shelves, take a minute to look on the end of bookcases and on the walls -- posted are the ephemera we find in used books we’ve bought from customers. There are bookmarks from around the world, ticket stubs from events, including one from the Republican Convention of 1948 and a piece of stationery from the Sheraton Hotel on which someone wrote "I cannot contain my loathing for Kant."

Sell us your books!

Used book buying hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 10am–4pm

We buy all of our used books from customers and members of our community. The purchasing desk downstairs in the used department is staffed from Tuesday through Saturday, 10am–4pm.

If you are interested in selling us your books, please read the following:

  • All purchases require photo ID.
  • All purchases are at the discretion of the buyer.
  • We are seeking current edition textbooks in all fields. Some highlighting is acceptable in textbooks.
  • We are particularly interested in books on Classical Studies, European History, books from the Everyman Library, Library of America editions, Loeb Classics, Mathematics, Modern Library editions, Philosophy, Photography, Psychology and paperback Mysteries.
  • We do not buy Romances, Westerns, True Crime, Computer books or out-of-date Travel books.
  • Books must be in good condition. They should not have notes, highlighting or underlining, and pages must be securely bound into the book.
  • If there is a paperback edition of a book, we are unlikely to buy the hardcover.

Questions? Give us a call at 617.661.1515.

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