Bringing together independent bookstores around the world and providing them with services that are usually available for large corporations only, Abe books allows small independant players to compete, and booklovers to find their books from a wide variety of booksellers. You will find an inventory of over 100 million used, rare and out print books, and also get specific information about each one, in terms of conditions, price, etc.
Abe books also gives you the chance to interact with other booklovers on its community forum, not only discuss about literature, but also ask for help or help others to find a book, as well as ask for advice if you want to give a book as a gift to someone but don’t know which one to pick. You can find virtually any book, and if its not listed you can ask for it. You can search by item, author, title, or keyword. Once you find the book, you can make your purchase directly with the seller, who will ship you the book and also a full price list.