Jonathan Talbot's Internet Sources for
USED BOOKS
"Hopefully these links will help you find the book you're looking for" -JT
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THIS SITE WAS CREATED IN 1999 AS A PUBLIC SERVICE BY
JONATHAN TALBOT. IT IS UPDATED REGULARLY.
JONATHAN TALBOT IS A PAINTER AND COLLAGE ARTIST... NOT A BOOK DEALER
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SEVEN OF THE MOST EXTENSIVE AND/OR USEFUL
INTERNET SOURCES FOR USED BOOKS ARE:

AbeBooks Generic Banner 180x150ABE BOOKS Search through 110 million books from 13,500 Booksellers Worldwide. Offers a Free Shipping search option (find it under "more search options" but know that you will have fewer books to choose from if you select this option). ABE is short for Advanced Book Exchange, an organization which predates the Internet. Listing updated March 2013 - JT
ALIBRISAlibris 100x59px Alibris Guarantees Books Bought from their Site. This service comes at a price however, since you do not necessarily know the location of the dealer from whom you are buying the book. This organization also predates the Internet. / Revised 7.18.01- JT Revised again 3.17.2009- JT
BIBLIO Search through 50 million Out-of-Print and Used books from 5000 independent booksellers from around the world. Attractive advanced search options available /
This organization also predates the Internet. / Posted 3.17.2009 Updated March 2013
BOOKFINDER: Searches through many Book Databases, Used and New, to help you find the book you want. / Suggested by John Wiser of Jicotea Used Books & Music, jicotea@frontiernet.net / Posted 8.18.98 / Updated 7.31.99 at suggestion of Palika of Santa Cruz, CA
CHOOSEBOOKS: Searches the Inventories of book sellers worldwide. In 2004 Choosebooks was purchased by ZVAB (Zentrales Verzeichnis Antiquarischer Bücher - central catalogue of antiquarian books) and they are now vertually the same except Choosebooks is in English and ZVAB is in German. Listing Updated April 2008 - JT
ILAB: Antiquarian Books. The homepage of the International League of Antiquarian Book Sellers. This organization predates the Internet. / Posted 4.22.00 - JT
Books for ArtistsPAGES 'N PAGES: Online Marketplace for Buyers and Sellers of Books. No Account fee... Only a modest commission. Perfect for casual sellers or folks just starting to sell online. Posted 10.26.2009 Revised Jan 2010 - JT

Once upon a time amazon.com only sold new books...
Now, thanks to their associates program, you can also find used and out-of-print book at amazon
If you didn't find your book at one of the sources above you may want to try amazon.com
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OTHER NEW AND USED BOOK SOURCES AND BOOK-RELATED LINKS INCLUDE:

    AddALL: This internet site allows one to compare the prices of new books in a variety of stores. Posted 11.29.99

    alldiscountbooks: This source sorts available copies by price. Posted 4.14.2002

    ANTIQBOOK: Especially good for Books from Europe. Posted 7.18.01- JT

    BESSENBERG BINDERY: These folks rebind old books and much much more. Visit their site. Posted 6.22.02

    BIBLION: This is an Association of 130 Booksellers in the UK. Listing Updated January 2009 - JT

    BIBLIOPOLY: For very expensive books that you cannot find elsewhere (or just to read about them) visit this site. Posted 8.29.06

    BLACKWELL'S Blackwell's Online BookshopBlackwell's was, for more than forty years, my favorite source for used books from England... While their focus has changed of late, they are still a respectable bookseller with an incredibly long history. Revised February 2008

    BOOK HUNTER PRESS: Enjoy visiting used book stores in real space as well as cyberspace. Check out the regional Used Book Lover's Guides published by Book Hunter Press. Suggested by Susan Siegel / Posted 7.9.00

    BookCloseOuts.com Sometimes you can find the book you want for a lower price at this site. Selling on the internet since 1997. Posted 3.22.2009

    BOOKSOLD: Offers some Useful Book-related Links which do not appear here. Created by my friend Bill McDonnell, a long-time antiquarian book dealer .

    CASA DEL LIBRO Spain's biggest internet bookstore.

    DIRECT TEXTBOOKS : Compares textbook prices for about 2 million books. Posted 2.7.05

    KESSINGER PUBLISHING: Not exactly a used book source, these folks offer over 1500 rare mystical writings in reprint editions. Suggested by David Uhler / Posted 6.4.98

    Books for ArtistsNORTH LIGHT BOOKS: Books and Magazines (both print and digital) for Artists. The focus is on new techniques. Posted 03.31.2009

    POWELL'S: This is the internet site of Powell's Bookstore, a friendly bookstore in Portland, Oregon with a huge inventory of new and used books.Posted 03.18.2009

    TARTAN BOOKS : Tartan Books sells previously leased (often to libraries) books of recent vintage.Posted 5.2.01

    TOMFOLIO: This is a cooperatively owned site listing the offerings of hundreds of booksellers from the US and abroad. Suggested by Paul James Gardner / Posted 11.29.00 / Revised March 2009


Special thanks to Jared Llund, Bill McDonnell and Leo Vleugels for their contributions to this page.
This page is located at www.talbot1.com/usedbook.htm and was last updated March 2013

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