Sell Textbooks Online

Thinking of selling your unwanted textbooks? Get an instant price, send them for free and receive fast payment with musicMagpie! Find out how much you can make when you sell old textbooks & uni books online by entering the barcodes on your books below.

To get an instant price, simply search for your item or select it from the options below

Recommended: Download our FREE APP & use our super fast barcode scanner to value your items.


To start selling, just enter a barcode (e.g. 1234667890123) without spaces or dashes into the box below.

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To start selling your Textbooks, enter the barcode e.g. "711719475828" (without spaces or dashes)


Get an instant price


Put your stuff in a box (any box will do)


Send your stuff for FREE


Get paid by bank transfer!

Sell Your Textbooks

It's easy to sell textbooks with musicMagpie!

Don’t let your old textbooks lay around gathering dust. Carry out a textbook trade in at musicMagpie today!

Give your old textbooks a second life by recycling them and get an instant valuation or alternatively, use our FREE app to scan the barcode!

While you’re here, you can also sell children’s books or recycle books too!

Wondering ‘how do I trade in textbooks for money?’ it’s really easy to sell books online, just follow these steps: 

  1. Get an instant price by entering the barcode on the back of the textbook, or you can use our super fast barcode scanner on our FREE app to scan each barcode!
  2. Pop your old textbooks into a secure box and send them for FREE! 
  3. Don’t wait to get paid! Our Fast Same Day Payments means you’ll get paid the day we receive your textbooks via bank transfer.

Check out our how it works page for more information about the trading process!

You’ll need to pop the barcode of your old textbook into our valuation engine or scan the barcode via our FREE app to get a price. 

To get an accurate price when you enter the barcode manually into our valuation engine, make sure the digits have no spaces or dashes. Sometimes there’s a number on the far left and right of the barcode which needs to be included. 

Want to make more cash? You can also sell Mobile Phones, Tech, DVDs, CDs and Games with musicMagpie too!

If you're looking to save on books, check out our great range of second-hand books online at the musicMagpie Store. 

Sell old textbooks for cash!


Entering a Barcode

Please enter ALL THE DIGITS for the barcode, without spaces or dashes. (Sometimes there are numbers on the far left and right of the barcode - don't forget these!)


Sticker Barcodes

Some CDs, DVDs or Games may have a sticker covering the barcode. You will need to type in the original barcode and NOT the over-stickered shop barcode.