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Getting the Most
Money for Your Books
The Michigan Daily-Thursday, Decemb
The University Cellar anticipate
followig books for the Winter I
I'NOTE: All prices are more than 50
higher at the Cellar than quoted here if
prices before Winter classes begin.
% of the list price
and will k
Tips from the
ability to buy a
Reported usage in
History of usage in
Whether or not the
book is the most
Probability of a future
General physical condition
of the book - particularly
Potential for our being able to
resell the book either to other
bookstores or national wholesalers.
Whether or not we are already
overstocked in that particular title.
and future usage:
We resell books in poor condition
at a lower price.
Therefore, if the binding is broken,
or if the book is heavily marked,
we must pay lower prices for it.
Workbooks and programmed texts
must be totally unmarked in order
to be sold back.
Trade books (those small, pre-
priced, paperback books of mass-
market variety) generally get 25%
to 33% of the list (cover) price.
Opposite, is only
a partial list
There are many
others for which
we will pay half
price or more!!
Language and law books must be
cleaner than other books in order
to get top prices.
We may not have information about
the future usagerof a book...
When this happens, we pay the
highest prices we can.
We will inform you when this situa-
tion arises, so that you can decide
whether to sell now or later.
On most books this will be higher
than wholesale prices.
sharply, so sell
your books now
341 E. Liberty
at Division St.
Open Monday through Friday 9-6
Saturday, December11 10-5
Saturday, December 18 10-5
Sunday, December 19 12-5
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WE WILL BE BUYING MANY OTHER TITLES FOR HALF OF LIST PRICE OR MORE IN DEC. AND FIRST WEEK OF JANUARY!
WE ALSO USUALLY PAY MORE THAN WHOLESALE (NATIONAL MARKET VALUE) FOR BOOKS NOT BEING USED NEXT TE