Online Book Selling

Abebooks.com
  • Brings buyers and sellers of rare, out-of-print and antiquarian books together. Free to searchers and buyers. Searchable by author, title, publisher or keywords and includes a directory of several hundred used book dealers.

Amazon.com Bookstore
  • Amazon.com is said to be the biggest digital library of the world. It is an excellent source of information for finding, evaluating or pricing books.

Barnes & Noble
  • Barnes & Noble has a vast selection of books in its shelves. Its inventory spans more than 35 miles of shelves, making it the largest collection under one roof in the history of bookselling. Barnes & Noble aims to stock the entire catalogue of virtually every publisher in the United States. Special care is taken to represent more small-press titles and more books from university and independent presses.

Best Book Buys
  • This site compares prices at over twenty independent and chain online bookstores. Your search will show whether a book is in stock or back-ordered, how soon it will be shipped, and the approximate shipping cost. The site searches for all kinds of books, including new and used books, textbooks, audio books, and out-of-print books.

Book Finder
  • Fast and efficient, BookFinder is the database to start with for used, fine, rare, and out-of-print books. It searches Advanced Book Exchange, Alibris, Amazon, Antiqbook, Barnes & Noble, Biblion, Fatbrain, Powell's Books, and many others at once. 40,000,000 books, 40,000 bookdealers. Run by Anirvan Chatterjee, a graduate student at the School of Information Management and Systems, UC Berkeley.

Books and Book Collecting
  • A resource for book collectors searching for rare, out of print books, or volumes to complete sets. This site provides links to sources for used book buying with one search form. There is a free service for booksellers or buyers to post incomplete sets to locate missing volumes, and lists of sources for old magazines. There is also a great bibliography for book collectors with titles on volume identification, price guides, specialty collecting, and preservation of fine books.

Pricescan Before You Buy
  • The PriceSCAN, provides comparative statement of cost of books from several online booksellers along with the shipping cost and delivery time. Besides books, prices for several other items such as computers, electronics, health, music, home and garden, health, office equipment, etc. can also be checked.

First and Second.com/
  • Launched in June 2000, Firstandsecond is India's biggest bookstore, providing access to more than a million academic, professional, general interest and fiction works, including a huge Children's Books section. Beginning April 2001, Firstandsecond allows customers to choose from India's largest selection of music and magazine subscriptions. Firstandsecond is one of the biggest retail brands on the web and physical world, focused on information, education and entertainment products. It has a massive and loyal customer base, with more than 700,000 registered users. The Firstandsecond provide value-added e-mail services. Like eNotices, which allows customers to sign up for new releases in their favourite subjects. Another e-mail service (iWish) enables the customers to submit the list of the books they would want to buy at Firstandsecond in future.

Zubal Books.com
  • Zubal Books offers an outstanding selection of used and antiquarian titles. Their Web site provides access to one of the largest collections of out-of-print titles available on the Internet. The Zubal Books warehouse's maintain close to 5,000,000 volumes of scholarly and rare books in the fields of Literary Criticism & Biography, History, Philosophy, Science, Anthropology & Archaeology, Religion, Historiography, Linguistics, Occult and Fiction. The Site is designed to allow to quickly search our inventory and place orders online. A quick-search can now be performed from every page on the Web site.

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