Our work at J. Hood, Booksellers centers on scholarly books in all subject areas, with the goal of distributing them into the hands of interested minds around the globe.  We take great pleasure in handling these books, paying decent prices for their purchase, and then carefully cataloging and describing them for sale. We began business in 1974, and will continue as long as our minds and bodies hold out!

Currently there are almost 40,000 books available for purchase in our database, and we work daily to increase that number for your perusal. If you wish to be notified about new stock in your area of interest, please add your email and topic to the "Topic Notification" area on this page.

Our commitment is to provide you with professional reliability and efficiency with your book purchases. We are always happy to answer questions about particular titles and their condition, providing photographs upon request. We wrap carefully and ship promptly, providing free delivery confirmation for all domestic mailings. 

Our hope is that you will enjoy our website, find the books you are seeking, and continue to support independent booksellers in your local and global communities. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers.

Owners: John and Gloria Hood