Yes, Yes I know that it may be difficult for you to completely shift to online reading. Being an avid reader for years you must have gotten used to turning pages by hand. And who doesn’t love the smell of the new books? If you are a booklover, you will understand what I mean! But sometimes we aren’t able to purchase books because we are on a tight budget or just on low pocket money. In such cases, what you can do is buy old books online at a discounted price.
If you are lucky, then you may even end up getting a free old book. So, if you are interested in learning about the websites which provide old books for buying online, then read on!
Now that you have the list let me tell you about all these websites. With some reading, you will be able to select the one you may find suitable. So let’s get started!
Quite an interesting name, right? Claps for the person who came up with this brand name. Anyway, this has to be the popular websites from where you can buy old books, get second-hand books online and they even sell new books.
BookChor is an application! If you have any old book instead of discarding it, you can simply sell it at this website. The BookChor team doesn’t sell books that are not in good condition. If you are lucky enough, you may also get a book which is almost brand new. Moreover, they give you the option to pay according to the condition of the used book you buy online. If your bill is above Rs 499, there will be no extra delivery charge! And yes, they only deliver in India.
However, what I like about this website is its low price for even new books. If you were buying books from Flipkart and amazon, I suggest you take a look at this website. Maybe you will get a better deal over here.
Searching for Second hand books online? Or you wish to purchase old books online? Then you can check out the UsedBooksFactory! They claim to be India’s largest marketplace for second hand books to buy online.
What I like about them is that even if they don’t have a book you want to buy, they will still find it for you. So, just go type down the book’s name in the search tab and if you find nothing, just place a request in the ‘Request any book’ section! When they will find your book, they will inform you.
If you look at their website, it has been arranged perfectly. It is userfriendly and all the things you need are just on the home page. You can buy Novels, Self-Help books, Children’s book, Academic and Non-academic books as well.
In the Non-academic book section, you will find novels and books from popular writers! However, these are second-hand books! But you can get them at a very low price.
They have a wide selection of CBSE Text and reference books. For engineering students, they have massive stock. They also provide second-hand books for UPSC, Medical books and even Management books. Don’t forget to check out their HOT DEALS & OFFERS section!
Fan of classics and popular novels? Then Kitabay will surely impress you. In this website, you will get books at a discounted price. And the quality of the books is great. Go through their catalogue if you haven’t decided yet what to buy. However, they provide a great selection of old books to buy online.
You will find Fictional, Non-Fictional and Academic books here. Just click on the menu bar, and you will get to see all their section. From there you can move forward to select your favourite genre.
Planning to buy classic novels? Then this website is the best to get good deals. Their classic novels are priced quite low compared to the MRP. You can even check with the big players like Amazon and Flipkart.
In the Academic section, you will find second-hand competitive books online, old textbooks and even entrance books for a cheaper price! So, yeah this is the best place for students who are on a tight budget.
If you want to be surprised, they offer ‘Mystery Boxes’! What happens with this is -you can purchase a Kitabay mystery box online but you won’t know which books are inside it. You will get random books. So, yes, it’s quite exciting!
As the name suggests, you will get every book at a minimum cost of Rs 99. Isn’t this a great deal? From popular fictional novels to Textbooks, you will get everything at a mere price of Rs 99 only.
They have classics, historical books, books in various languages like Bengali, Hindi, Kannada and more. So, yeah, you will surely be amazed by this website. Moreover, they don’t charge you for the delivery!
However, yes, some books may be higher than Rs 99! But you will still get them at a lower price compared to the marketplace. This online bookstore is a favourite amongst the booklovers in India.
Again, cool name, right? If you ever wanted to buy old books at a very low price, then BookMafiya is the best for you. You can even get books up to 90% OFF! Hard to believe, right? But they do provide books at such a discounted price. And these are some of the most popular and highly rated books in the whole world.
If you scroll down a bit in the website you will get several options:
- Old books to buy online
- Newly added books
- Almost New books store
- Only Rs 99 online book store
- Combo book offer
and much more.
I would suggest you click on the old books section. You will find several popular books at a very low price. I have even seen a Rs 300 book being sold for only Rs 69. Isn’t it awesome? So, yeah, visit this website if you are a book lover on a budget!
Moreover, if you love hardcover books which I know most of you do, you can check the Hardcover book Bazaar section in the categories. This will in the sidebar. Hardcovers are costlier than the paperbacks. But at BookMafia, you can get hardcover books at the price of paperbacks.
If you are planning to buy an educational book for your kids, then check out the Encyclopedia section. You will several educational books at a lower price. I found a book of Rs 6000 being sold at only Rs 99 – It is an old book but in a good condition! So, it’s a great option.
While doing my research on old books online, I came across this website. What I love about this website is that they offer great deals in almost all the books they sell. Yes, they are second-hand books but all are in good condition. Moreover, they also give you the option of easy return if you aren’t satisfied with the book quality. And I know how much you people love to read books which are in perfect condition! Who likes reading booking whose pages are coming off?
The BookThela claim to be the saviours for the bibliophiles. And if you check out their wide variety of second-hand books online, you will believe so. They provide both old and new books at a budget-friendly price range.
If you are in search of popular second-hand Hindi books online, you will get them as well. The Hindi books are priced much lower compared to the other books on their website. You can easily find books around the price of Rs 40 and Rs 50.
In their textbooks section, you will find several second hand Medical, Computer-science, Electronics and management books. So, if you are up for some low-cost second-hand books then visit this website. Moreover, they also provide the option of Cash on Delivery! And don’t forget to keep an eye on their Instagram page. They post various offers that you will surely like.
A website made just to cater to booklover’s needs. No matter what kind of genre you like, you will find everything over here. However, sad to inform you that the books at the online bookstore may not be that low priced. If you check the above websites, you may get better deals. However, this website has some of the best books you may not find elsewhere.
If you are searching for any particular academic book that you couldn’t find anywhere, then you may find it here. They do have some of the great deals on academic books. But also check the other genre sections. They have a wide selection of books compared to the other websites mentioned above. So, if you just want to check out books then visit this website.
They assure you that the things you purchase from them will be of high quality. But the shipping isn’t free. You will have to pay for the delivery. However, the good thing is they deliver fast. You may get the book within a day of ordering!
What’s better than a book community selling second-hand books online? More than anyone else, a book lover knows how the quality of the book matters. So, you will surely get the best quality books from the Paperback Bombay team.
Go click on their categories menu and you will find a long list of genres. They have Fictional books, Classics, Autobiographies and a lot more. If you love to read books by Indian authors, there is a special section for that. They also have a good collection of Literature books. So, if you are into Literature books, give this website a go.
Are you looking for old hindi books to buy online? Then check out this website. They have some of the best hindi books from popular authors in their online bookstore. You will also find an accessories section where they sell book reel.
If you aren’t able to find a book of your choice, just go to their Instagram page and request them. They will find it for you and inform you. If you still have trust issues for the quality of the books by this newbie, you can ask them for pictures. They will show pictures of the books that they are going to deliver to you after purchase. So, complete customer satisfaction is guaranteed.
And the best thing is they set the price according to the book condition. So, if you are willing to compromise, you may even get old books to buy online at a lower price of Rs 35 only! And if you make a bill above Rs 399, they will cancel your delivery charge. You will also get the option of Cash on Delivery!
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Pushtakkosh is a great option for people who are preparing for competitive exam. Their USP is low price on old competitive books. You will find books of GATE, CAT, UPSC and more over here at a much lesser price. I highly recommend that you make your purchase from here if you are an aspirant.
If you check out their primary menu on the top you will find Second-hand books, ebooks and option to sell books as well. So, what you have to do is click on the Second-hand book section, and you will get several second-hand books of engineering, computer science, Statistics, Management books, Accounting, and more. So, for students and aspirants, this second-hand online book store is a great option!
Also, if you wish to sell any old book you have you can click the Sell books option. Just fill out one form where you have to give details of the books. They will also ask for the image of the book so ensure you have that ready.
If you love e-books then they have a wide variety as well. Most of them are academic though. You will also find several valuable notes on various subjects. So, do check that out. You may get some of the e-books for free as well. So don’t forget to visit this website.
This online bookstore started in 2004 and has served thousands and thousands of customers over the years. They are an online bookstore for Second-hand books. You can get several discounted books which are of high-quality. They claim to make a quick delivery. When you open the website you will find an outdated design, but their wide variety of books makes up for it.
They have some of the world-famous books at a very low price. You can check out the featured books section on their landing page. They offer various types of books in different genres. From Mystery to Classics, you will find everything on their books tab.
Tip: Check out their Rare Books or comics. You may find a rare gem over there.
Depending on the book’s condition the prices are set. Just click on the Condition of the books tab and you will learn which book is of good condition. They also have a separate grading system for comic books.
So, it’s time you ditch the big players – Amazon and Flipkart for your books. Try these small online bookstores from where you can purchase books at a very low price. Moreover, there is no harm in buying a second-hand book. The main thing is the content and you will get that. And after you have read the book, you can sell it online or just donate it to some organization. So, try to go through the websites and see which one you like the most!