About Us

We buy and sell fine and collectible books (as well as posters, prints, diaries, letters, and broadsides) of all kinds, with a special interest in the following:

Philosophy, Logic, and the Foundations of Mathematics

Classical Antiquity

Modern First Editions (literature, science fiction and fantasy, mystery and crime, children's literature, 20th century popular culture)

General Antiquarian (especially literature and works of historical significance)

Fine Bindings

Americana (especially material related to the Colonial Period and Revolutionary War, the Midwest, the Civil War, and the Old West)

Travel & Exploration

We currently sell via mail order, our monthly online catalogs, or by chance or by appointment at our shop in Madison, WI.  On this site you can find our latest catalogues, search our inventory, and place orders online using a secure checkout process.  Please see our Terms page for details regarding payment options, shipping, and returns.

In addition to bookselling we also perform appraisals and valuations to be used for non-IRS purposes.

We regularly purchase books in our areas of specialization, both individual items and entire collections.  If you have a book or a collection you wish to sell, please contact us at info@eveningstarbooks.net.

Evening Star Books is a Limited Liability Company. 


The sign on Evening Star Books' Front Door