Book SalesBook Sales
Book Sales has been in the business of publishing and supplying books to wholesalers, mail order companies, and retail stores for almost 60 years. Our imprints include Chartwell Books, Wellfleet Press, Castle Books, Crestline Books, Poplar Books, Knickerbocker Press, and Blue & Grey Press, as well as a number of distributed lines - all publishing high-quality illustrated books and reprints.

In addition to the books we publish, we are one of the largest purchasers of other publishers' overstock (remainder) titles for resale at significantly reduced prices.

Categories include cooking, history, militaria, civil war, self-sufficiency, craft, home, puzzles and games, music and music instruction, art instruction, pets, transportation, and much, much more!

Contact Info

Book Sales
142 West 36th Street
Fourth Floor
New York, NY 10018

Tel: +1 212 779 4972
Fax: +1 212 779 6058

Mel Shapiro, President
     Tel: +1 212 779 1388
Frank Oppel, V.P., Marketing & Acquisition
    Tel: +1 212 779 4974
Steve Wilson, Sales Director
     Tel: +1 212 779 4973
Michelle Faulkner, Editorial Director
     Tel: +1 212 779 4509

Published Titles
All published titles are hardcover unless stated otherwise. All listed titles are displayed by category as well (to the left of this page). If a title is part of a series, a series name will appear in the listing when the "more info" button is clicked.

Remainder Titles
All remainders are mint copies purchased directly from the original publisher (unless otherwise stated). All customer questions concerning total available quantity of any given title should be directed to the main sales office in New York City.

July 25, 2016
LONDON, 20 July 2016 – The Quarto Group (LSE: QRT) is pleased to announce the following Leadership appointments, effective from 1 January 2017 and reporting to Marcus E. Leaver, Chief Executive Officer of The Quarto Group. Read More.
January 15, 2016
Quarto Publishing Group USA, the leading global illustrated book publisher, is pleased to announce a new and important partnership with World Pub Wholesale (WPW), a leading wholesaler of book closeouts, remainders and promotional books. This newly formed company led by Jeff and Mitch Press, will be the exclusive sales force for remainder, overstock, hurts and mixed skid sales for Quarto Publishing Group USA and all of its imprints including Book Sales, the leading promotional publisher and remainder dealer for more than 50 years. Read More.
September 16, 2015
Publishers Weekly reports that over the past three years, Quarto Publishing Group, USA has focused on growing its cookbook list. In 2012, it had 35 food and cooking titles, many on what were then considered niche subjects like vegan cooking and low-sodium food. Today, the press has tripled the number of titles on its list to more than 100. And it launched a new initiative, This Is Your Cookbook, to allow consumers to produce and print high-quality hardcover cookbooks with their own or favorite Quarto recipes. Read More.
August 10, 2015
The San Jose Mercury News featured Quarto Publishing Group titles in its feature this weekend on the adult coloring book trend. Quarto Publishing Group USA CEO Ken Fund's interview also was featured in the article. Read More.
August 7, 2015
The adult coloring book craze continues to grow. Library Journal quoted Publisher Jacqui Small, Marketing Vice President Amy Yodanis and Editorial Director Jeannine Dillon in a story about the trend and how it can be capitalized upon by libraries. Read More.
July 15, 2015
The Associated Press reports that adult coloring books are giving Harper Lee a run for the money on best-seller lists this summer. A story by the AP's Beth J. Hapaz on the coloring book craze and Quarto Publishing Group's part in it has been published in more than 100 outlets across the country. Read More.
July 14, 2015
The adult coloring book craze continues to make headlines. Parade Magazine, which is a supplement to Sunday newspapers across the country, ran a cover story on the phenomenon in its July 12 edition. Read More.
July 8, 2015
The Quarto Group is delighted to announce the launch of, a new consumer facing site that showcases and promotes The Quarto Group's entire global publishing programme. The site allows consumers to discover more books in subjects they are interested in and presents books in ten subject areas each distinctly branded with a unique icon: Quarto Cooks, Quarto Homes, Quarto Drives, Quarto Kids, Quarto Lives (health & MBS), Quarto Plays (sport & games), Quarto Creates (art, craft & design), Quarto Thinks (culture), Quarto Explores (history, travel, science) and Quarto Gifts. Read More.
April 23, 2014
The Quarto Group was featured in Publishers Weekly London Book Show Daily on April 9, 2014. Here are a few excerpts from the article. Read More.
February 26, 2014
Quarto (LSE: QRT.L), the leading global illustrated book publisher and distribution group, on February 26 announced a rebrand of its publishing divisions, comprising new names and a new visual identity, which better represents how the divisions work together. With shared domestic, international and foreign language sales teams Quarto is one integrated supplier to customers worldwide. The new names and logos make this clear while capitalizing on the company's 38-year-old heritage. Read More.