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AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books, fine art, and collectibles where you can discover and buy the things you love. Trusted independent sellers from around the world offer for sale millions of new, used, and rare books, as well as art and collectibles through the AbeBooks websites.
Fill your bookshelves with used books, the latest bestsellers, rare books such as first editions and signed copies, new and used textbooks, and forgotten out-of-print titles from years gone by.
Decorate your home with fine art, ranging from vintage posters and prints to etchings and original paintings. Add to your collection with vintage magazines and periodicals, comics, photographs, maps and manuscripts, and paper collectibles ranging from autograph letters to movie scripts and other ephemera.
Millions of books and other objects are listed for sale on the marketplace by thousands of sellers located in more than 50 countries. The epic selection stretches from manuscripts created before the invention of the Gutenberg Press to the latest signed bestsellers. They have customers in almost every country in the world, who are buying books and other printed matter published in multiple languages.
The magic of AbeBooks is filling your shelves with affordable books, discovering that long-lost title, finding an out-of-print or collectible book that’s become hard to find, or discovering something magical from the past that you simply did not know existed – perhaps a letter from a famous author, a 19th-century postcard or a copy of a long-defunct magazine.
An e-commerce pioneer, the company was founded in 1995 and their first website, AbeBooks.com, was launched a year later. They’re a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc. after being acquired in December 2008. Their headquarters are located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and they also have an office in Munich, Germany.
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