We Buy Rare and Collectible Books

Ready to sell or reduce your book collection? Let us help!

While we’re especially interested in acquiring books in the categories below, we buy other books as well. Contact us to discuss your unique situation and inventory.

We can assist you nationwide but have a local presence in Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland.

We buy books in the following specialties:

The New Yorker Magazine and Its Contributors

Espionage, Spies, and the Cold War

Detective and Spy Fiction

U.S. Civil Rights History

Washington D.C. Sports

Washington Political History and Biography

Political Campaigns

Media, Journalism, and Publishing

Chefs and Culinary Biographies



JFK and the Kennedy Administration

Architecture and Design




Maxwell Perkins and His Authors

Depression Era and WWII

Children’s Books of the Early and Mid-20th Century

Miscellaneous Titles in American History, Literature, and Sports


We also buy titles by the following select authors:

E.B. White

James Thurber

John Cheever

John McPhee