Selling Your Books

Poor Richard’s Bookstore specializes in good-condition used books in a variety of genres.  We carry current books in 165 categories and classics in every field.  We also pay cash for good quality used books from 9am -  3pm Monday-Saturday, 10am-3pm Sundays, and offer a higher percentage for in-store trade credit. Please view our book buying guidelines for specifics.

Book Buying Guidelines

We generally buy books in good condition in the following categories:

  • classic fiction
  • popular fiction
  • nonfiction some

We DO NOT buy:

  • romance novels
  • computer books
  • textbooks of any kind

We are unlikely to buy:

  • current fiction
  • science fiction

When we buy your books, we offer you the option of cash or store trade based on a percentage of their resale value. You will realize the best value by taking trade for your books. Trade credit is tracked in store and can be used at any time towards used books only. Before you take the trouble to bring your books in, please call ahead for book buying hours and categories we are currently buying: (719)578-0012.


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