eGift Cards available!

Brickbat Gift Card

You may now purchase a Gift Card for Brickbat Books online!

Redeemable by emailing with your redeem code and book requests, or by giving us the code in-person for purchases in the store. 

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Sell Us Your Books!

 We buy books: Everything from Artist's Monographs to Pulp Fiction; Children's Books to Poetry.

Here are some guidelines for what we accept:
  • Literature / Fiction paperbacks and hardbacks
  • Genre Fiction -- science fiction, mysteries, detective fiction, spy thrillers, pulp
  • Poetry
  • Non-fiction -- Essays, Philosophy, Spirituality, Religion, History, Popular Science, Music, Film
  • Children's Books
  • Art books -- especially Modern & Contemporary Artists, Photographers, and Architects
  • Comics / Graphic Novels
  • Cookbooks
  • Rare or unusual books/ephemera
Items must be in very good condition (no underlining or writing in book, no torn pages, no breakage or damage on cover)

We do NOT carry Bestsellers, Fantasy series, Textbooks, or Self-Help titles.  
Please note: Our shop is quite small, and we are therefore rather selective in our book purchases.  
We do not purchase full collections without evaluation of the content, and, though some of our merchandise may be considered rare, we do not specialize in rare books or first editions.

Visit our shop:
Brickbat Books
709 South 4th Street
(between Bainbridge & Monroe Sts)
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Contact us by Email (preferred):
Contact us by Phone: 215-592-1207

Store Hours (as of September 2021)

 We've expanded our hours! Stop in and see us Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday til 5, and Thursday, Friday, Saturday til 7.  As ever, we are closed on Mondays. See ya soon!