Millions of cheap secondhand books are offered for sale online by thousands of booksellers and bookshops on the AbeBooks.co.uk marketplace. Prices begin at just 60 pence plus postage so a bargain is never far away. There is a an unbeatable selection of cheap secondhand books - hardback and paperback – just waiting for a new home. Our booksellers send used books all over the world and many copies are also offered with free postage. The choice is massive – classic literature and recent bestsellers, biographies and memoirs, self-help, cookery books, children’s books, affordable textbooks for university, and out-of-print titles.

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Popular Secondhand Books

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson Life After Life

Kate Atkinson

The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith The Cuckoo’s Calling

Robert Galbraith

1356 by Bernard Cornwell 1356

Bernard Cornwell

Dominion by C.J. Sansom Dominion

C.J. Sansom

Autobiography by Morrissey Autobiography

Morrissey

Toast by Nigel Slater Toast

Nigel Slater

The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins The God Delusion

Richard Dawkins

Driving Over Lemons by Chris Stewart Driving Over Lemons

Chris Stewart

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak The Book Thief

Markus Zusak

Divergent by Veronica RothDivergent

Veronica Roth

D-Day by Antony BeevorD-Day

Antony Beevor

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho The Alchemist

Paulo Coelho

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit

J.R.R. Tolkien

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini

Lord of the Flies by William Golding Lord of the Flies

William Golding

Things to consider when buying second hand books

AbeBooks.uk is recognised as one of the best places to shop for second hand books in the UK by many of our customers. When looking for second hand books, condition is vital. Use our guide to book conditions to understand the difference between condition grades such as fair, very good and fine. You will see many used copies described as 'as new' - these are usually remaindered books that failed to sell in a book shop and have never been read. If buying a hardback book, check on the presence of the dust jacket.

Many ex-library books are listed for sale on AbeBook.co.uk. These used books were once owned by, and circulated in, a public library. They can offer excellent value for money but may have been read many times. Expect to see a stamp, a card pocket, or catalog number in an ex-library book.

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