General Questions

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An ISBN is an International Standard Book Number which always consists of 13 digits. Most ISBN numbers are located at the bottom right of the textbook back cover or inside the first few pages.

Absolutely not! We suggest to contact us first if you have more than 20 textbooks!
Yes we do! We have partnered with charitable causes and send all donated textbooks to Africa quarterly.
Please shoot us an email and we will create a customized buyback order.
The quote is valid for 3 business days. Further instructions will be sent to your email upon confirmation.
We take pride in our service. We are honest and transparent. So don’t worry! There are no extra or hidden fees for our buybacks.
Your privacy is important to us. Your information is strictly confidential and will not be shared.
We only offer pickups within GTA. Our pickup fee is anywhere between $5-$9.
We buyback used and new textbooks from all over Canada.
We are currently unable to buy textbooks from outside of Canada.
We are currently working on creating a customer account section on our website. However, you will be provided a tracking number and we will also send out regular updates in the meantime.
Great! Just reply to us with a list of all the other ISBNs and we will add them to your buyback quote.
Please send us an email about your inquiry and one of team members will get back to you within 1 business day!
Our office address is 4481 Chesswood drive located in North York. There is plenty of free parking available. Click here to find us on Google map.

Buyback Process

Second Bind is the online and local solution to buying and selling textbooks in Canada. Wanna know our story?
We are a young trustworthy team at Second Bind. Our company’s mission is to provide textbooks at affordable prices and the world class customer service you encounter at Apple. Please read our customer reviews on Google.
Our pricing algorithm is mostly based on demand and seasonality of each textbook.
The entire process takes about 5 to 8 business days.
Yes you can! All you need to do is fill out our easy to use textbook buyback form to get started.
Please enter the ISBN number of all textbooks you want to sell in the search bar to get started.

What We Buy Back

We buy new and used textbooks from your high school, college and university years. We don’t buy magazines.
  • New: Never been used or still in plastic packaging.
  • Very Good: Minor highlighting, minor cover damage.
  • Accetable: Minor water damage, highlighting throughout (less than 50%) and some cover damage.
You can provide us with the title, author, edition or any additional information If your textbooks does not have any ISBN number.
Yes we accept all kinds of textboks!
It depends on the textbook. We only buy more than one copy of each textbook if there is demand.
Yes! Please let us know in advance If there are damages or highlighting in your textbooks to avoid quote adjustments.
We don’t accept custom or international edition textbooks.
We don’t buyback textbooks that are older editions and/or if we already have multiple copies in stock.
All unaccepted textbooks will automatically be donated within 1 business day.


Yes! We offer free shipping on all our textbook buyback orders. A shipping label will be sent to your email upon quote confirmation.
It usually takes 2-6 business days for us to receive your package.
You will be notified via email as soon as we receive your package.
Place all of your textbook in a heavy-duty box and fill up the empty space with paper. Please watch this short video to learn more.
Textbooks that are not accepted will automatically be donated within 1 business day.
We suggest that you ship your textbooks within 7 business days after receiving your shipping label. We understand you may be busy! Just shoot us an email and we will be more than happy to extend it.
We are not responsible for any damaged packages.
We are not responsible for any damaged packages.


We offer 3 different payment methods:

  • Check
  • Paypal
  • Email Transfer
Your cheque will be issued within 1 business day after your package is received at our warehouse. It usually takes anywhere from 2-5 business days to be delivered to you.
Hell yeah! Time to go shopping! Just remember you have 60 days to cash it.
Quotes will only be adjusted if textbooks don’t meet our condition requirement. Please make sure you read our condition guidelines before shipping your textbooks to avoid quote adjustments.
Yes! There will be a $10 service charge for reissuing checks.
Yes! There will be a $10 service charge for reissuing checks.
Yes of course! Just let us know which payment method works best during checkout.