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Philosophy Books

We recently purchased a nice 2000 book collection of scholarly Philosophy books. They were mostly academic scholarly titles published by Cambridge, Harvard, Rutledge, and more. Titles included Kant, Hegel, Nietzsche, and more. If you have questions, email us at

Buying college books from Cincinnati booksellers

We are now offering service in the Cincinnati area where we hope to buy college books and other academic books from collectors and retired professors. If you have questions, email

Books from Chicago Professor

We recently purchased a large lot of great scholarly classic Greek, Latin and Ancient History books from a retiring professor.

Collections bought all over midwest

We travel all over the midwest to purchase large used book collections. We will come to you and haul the books away. Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and more locations are all on our list of places to visit. Contact us by phone at 8123452490

Professors on using books vs. ebooks

We would like to know what current and retired profs think about using books today vs. ebooks. If you are a professor, please let us know if you still use traditional books or some other modern tools to teach with in the classroom or for your research.

Book & Library Appraisals – Appraising

Many times we are asked to appraise the value of a book or a large book collection. Even though we are not certified, we do offer book values based on our 25 years of experience and data collected from various book web sites. If you have a large collection, give us a call. We’d be […]

Buying & Selling DVD Sets and Collections

With more and more video stores disappearing, Academic Scholarly Books offers dvd collectors a chance to sell back those dvds sets they no longer watch. We also sell them too, but mostly over the Internet. We do keep some in our store, but mostly old popular movies. The kind of DVD sets we specialize in […]


Over the years, I have sold numerous books to used book seller Joe Grant.  And I will do so again. Carl Smith Professor Indiana University

Selling Used Books to Us

When you need to sell a book or books you will be better off to bring the books to our store. If you have a large collection, then we can make an appointment to come to you and evaluate them. When pricing a book, we use several different wholesale databases as well as an Internet […]