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Links for Book Buyers, Book Collectors, and Booksellers

We have seperated links into categories for book buyers, book collectors, and booksellers.
Links are in alphabetical order in each group. A site's inclusion is by no means an endorsement of the site.
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Book Buying Links

Multi-vendor book searches
These sites will search many book buying sites at once

AddAll Book Search and Price Comparison
AddAll will search all the big name book sites, as well as regional ones. If it's for sale somewhere in the world, you will probably find it here.
Bookfinder.com
100 million books. 1 search engine.

Third party marketplace book searches
These sites serve as marketplaces for independent booksellers to list their books.

Abebooks
13,500 booksellers selling 80 million books; 'the world's largest online marketplace for books'.
Alibris
Over 60 million used, new, and out-of-print books. Good site for hard-to-find books.
Amazon
Is there anyone who doesn't know about Amazon? Amazon sells their own stock, as well. If you are looking for a book that is out of print, you may not find it here.
Biblio
30 million used books, rare books and out-of-print books. Our personal favorite; helpful staff and socially concious. They try harder.
Rare Books and Collectibles Australia
Australian booksellers - rare, old, out of print books and collectibles. Antiquarian, rare and used books from our Australian book search engine, linking dealers worldwide, to provide you with a massive database of hard to find books. Books and Collectibles offer an all encompassing range of collectible books, maps, prints, records, cd's and ephemera from our huge online bookstore, backed by an online database that is constantly updated. Featuring a sophisticated book search engine, we source rare, used and out of print books from all over the world. Based in Australia, our service offers you the opportunity to search the stock of book stores worldwide.
Choosebooks/ZVAB
Choosebooks merged with the German giant ZVAB. English language, lots of European sellers.
ebay
'You can get it on ebay'. There are bargains to be had, and the thrill of victory is addicting, but do your research before you bid. Buyer, be wary. Yes, we do buy and sell there.
Half.com
An ebay spinoff, with set prices and a more standard approach and feel. Worth a look.
IOBABooks
A venue for members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association. IOBA member booksellers follow guidelines set out in IOBA's Code of Ethics.

Book Collecting Links

Resources for collectors that we have found useful.

The Book Collector
The Book Collector is the leading English-language journal on book collecting.
Fantastic Fiction
Bibliographies for over 8000 authors, information on over 160,000 books.
Fine Books and Collections
The website for Fine Books and Collections magazine.
Ernest Hemingway Foundation
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation fosters understanding of the life and work of Ernest Hemingway.
How to Identify First Editions
A quick online guide to publishers' identifying statements, courtesy of Lazy Lion Books.
An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography
A complete illustrated listing of the published works of J.R.R. Tolkien
The Library of Congress
Allows anyone to search the library of Congress listings. Great bibliographic resource.
Artdesy.net - An Art Directory

Book Selling Links

No trade secrets, just useful info.

ABAA.org
Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America website.
IOBA.org
Independent Online Booksellers Association website.
ISBN.org
Provides an open-source interface for ISBN retrieval using free software.
Quill and Brush - Price Guides
Home of the famous Ahearns, and their priceless price guides.