We buy books

We spend seven days a week sourcing & buying books, whether visiting private homes to view collections or attending auction sales, scouring bookshops, flea markets, car boot sales, church fete table tops we are always eagerly looking to buy books. From single items to small and large collections we respond to all enquiries immediately and are willing to travel extensively to view your items.

Our particular specialism is Supernatural Fiction, Ghost Stories, Horror Novels, Gothic Literature, Weird Fiction, Victorian Yellowbacks & Periodicals, Cult Oddities, Occult and Esoteric Works, Manuscripts, Associated Fine Art, Illustration and Prints, Unusual Ephemera and Collectables. The MACABRE, THE Weird, the Strange, the Curious and the Obscure....


We are also very interested in Modern First Editions, Crime and Detective Fiction, Science Fiction, Speculative Fiction & Mysteries. We also buy General Antiquarian & Fine Bindings. 

we can offer the very highest prices for books offered to us in our specialist areas be it a single item or a whole collection 

All such enquiries are dealt with immediately


Collecting & Valuations

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Over the years we have helped customers source scarce titles and build private collections. Maybe you are an experienced collector looking for an elusive work? Or maybe you are just starting out and are wanting to build up your first collection? Give us a call or send us an email, we can help suggesting authors and titles & give you an idea of scarcity and valuations

We also offer a valuation service please contact us to discuss.

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Contact us


Premises Based in The Ribble Valley

Covering Lancashire & Yorkshire

Mobile 07926 893890

Phone 01200 441572

Twitter @borderlandbooks

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