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Sell Rare First Edition Books to Us

Welcome to John Atkinson Fine & Rare Books, where we specialise in acquiring rare first edition books. If you’re a collector looking to sell your cherished literary treasures or an individual with rare books gathering dust on your shelves, we will do our best to help. We offer the best prices for rare first editions, ensuring that your prized possessions find a new home where they’ll be loved and appreciated.


With years of experience in the rare book market, our team of experts possesses the knowledge and insight to accurately assess the value of your first edition books.

Fair Pricing

We understand the significance of your rare books and strive to offer fair and competitive prices that reflect their true worth.


Selling your rare first edition books to us is quick, easy, and hassle-free. Simply submit the details of your books using our online form, and we’ll provide you with a prompt and transparent appraisal.

Trust and Integrity

At John Atkinson Fine & Rare Books, we prioritise transparency and integrity in all our transactions. You can trust us to provide an honest and reliable service, ensuring a positive selling experience from start to finish.

How It Works

STEP 1 - Submit Your Books

Visit our website and fill out our online form below with details about the rare first edition books you wish to sell. Include information such as the title, author, edition, condition, and any other relevant details.

STEP 2 - Appraisal

Once we receive your submission, our team will carefully assess the information provided and conduct a thorough appraisal of your books to determine their value to us.

STEP 3 - Offer

Based on our appraisal, we’ll provide you with a fair and competitive offer for your rare first edition books. You’re under no obligation to accept our offer, and we’ll never pressure you into making a decision.

STEP 4 - Payment

If you accept our offer, and upon inspection, we’ll arrange for payment to be made to you promptly and securely. We offer various payment options to suit your preferences, including bank transfer, PayPal and international money transfer.

Don’t let your rare first edition books languish on your shelves any longer. Turn your literary treasures into cash by selling them to John Atkinson Fine & Rare Books. With our expertise, fair pricing, and commitment to customer satisfaction, you can trust us to provide a seamless and rewarding selling experience. Get started today by submitting your books for appraisal, and let us help you unlock the true value of your books. Click here to view our current books for sale.


Other Information:
Please note that due to the high volume of emails received, if we have not replied back to you within 48 hours then unfortunately the book(s) is not of interest. We regret that we do not purchase Harry Potter books from Goblet of Fire through to Deathly Hallows, unless signed. Many thanks

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