We Love old Books! We read old books!


Who we are . . .

Ever look for books without bar codes on the dustjacket?  Do you find reading a physical book is a very different experience than reading one on a kindle or tablet? . . . a frequently more pleasurable one?  We do!  

We sell carefully curated books at physical markets in Wheaton, Geneva, and Elburn, Illinois during the warm months.  We sell in our ebay store 24/7.


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We only post about books.  

Sorry, no political rants, dog videos, or food journals!

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Great Books In Our ebay Store

We offer many unusual and scarce books in our ebay store.  They are painstakingly described and presented with up to 12 photos.  Our prices always include free shipping.  And we ship books the way we like to receive them - we always ship in cardboard packages!

Take Me To The Wayward Book On ebay!

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Contact Us

We're Here to Help!

We love our customers! Do you have a question? Are you looking for a book that isn't in our store? Drop us a line anytime, and we will get back to you with  answers!

The Wayward Book


(630) 222-9043