Used, Rare & Collectible Books

Out of print? Hard to find? We can help.

We have an extensive stock of used books on hand, so you can call us to ask if the book you need is on our shelves. If we don't have it, we'd be happy to do a search for you. If that which you seek is truly rare or collectible, or condition is important to you, bear in mind that we are a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers. We suggest that you contact us directly to handle such searching and ordering for you. We charge a conservative fee for that service, but, as we have the skills and know the field, we can save you potential inconvenience, aggravation, and undue expense.

If you click or tap HERE, or on the black "Search" button at the bottom of the "Search My Books" panel on this page, a new page will open presenting a selection of items offered by Village Lights on, an independent online book marketplace. You can then browse and choose from our listings. Or you can use the "Author, "Title," or "Keyword/ISBN" fields in the same panel to do your own, more targeted, search among the millions of used, rare, and out-of-print books listed on Once you’ve created an account on through our website, we will receive a small commission on any purchase you make.

But don’t forget, as a member of ABAA and ILAB, we have experience, expertise, and resources. Just give us a call. We’d be more than happy to search, select, and order for you., based in Asheville, North Carolina, was founded in 2000 and has grown to a team of 13 book people on a mission. Their goal from the start has been to preserve a local business experience online, with the emphasis on service and community. To that end they have created BiblioWorks, a non-profit which has helped build 17 libraries in Bolivia, among many other worthy projects. They were also the first bookselling marketplace to offer carbon-offsetting on all orders shipped through their site. More importantly, they have maintained the look and philosophy of a local bookstore, as Amazon has eliminated or assimilated many other used book search platforms. Shopping with affords you the opportunity to support Village Lights while fostering the values of "buying local" worldwide.