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Complete Link List Updated December 19, 2005

  • A Book is a Wonderful Thing (Ashland,OH)We are an online bookseller of new, used & out-of-print books, tapes & ephemera. We enter new books weekly & ship quickly (usually the next day).

  • A Book Legacy (Palm Harbor, Florida)Member FABA, CPBA, International College Rare Book Road Show. We are an online store specializing in Americana, Genealogy, Religion, Business and General Stock that is mostly non-fiction. We ship within 24 hours and provide tracking within USA. Visit us today!

  • A Book Nook (Ocala, FL, USA)A Book Nook new/used bookstore. Save on the High Cost of Reading. Clean used paperbacks, most half price or LESS! Purchase more than 5 books & cut the added per book price in half! CONTEST! Look under FAQ to find out how to enter!

  • Ab's Collection Of Rare Read Books (Indiana, USA)Ab's Collection Of Rare Read Books has 30 years experience and going on 30,000 book inventory on the cyberspace book highway...especially for you. Happy Reading!!!

  • Abstract Eye Books (Wilmington, NC, USA)Specialists in new, used, and rare books on photography and the arts with general stock. Full line of Replogle globes, plus a selection of antiquarian maps and prints.

  • Advertising Cookbooks Online bookstore specializing in vintage and modern advertising cookbooks, booklets, recipe leaflets and brochures published by food manufacturers. We also offer regular cookbooks, vintage and modern kitchen appliance manuals, and back issues of recipe magazines. Find exactly what you're looking for with an easy search or browse by brand name or food category.

  • Alexandria's Library (Unionville, ON, Canada)Alexandria's Library is an online cyber-trove of eclectic serendipity; what you were looking for and some books you didn't know you needed. Specializing in Philosophy and Cartoons with a diverse collection of Technical and Poetic publications.

  • Ambr-Books (Big Pine Key, FL)We're an on-line bookstore, specializing in science, nature and the environment, women's studies, genre fiction, especially mystery and science fiction. We have a little bit of everything from old favorites to rare finds, inexpensive books to read and pass around and collector's items for your shelves.

  • A Reader's Corner (Louisville, KY, USA) We are a general used-bookstore with over 50,000 volumes in stock in almost all categories. We have a large selection of philosophy and religion. We also stock many remainders, audio books, CDs, Videos, and can order New Books. Since 1997.

  • The Avocado Pit (Charlottesville, VA, USA)An open shop as well as an on-line bookstore. You will find a small but diverse selection of used books, including occasional remainders and publisher's closeouts. There is a wide range of topics available in paperbacks, softcovers, and hardcovers with emphasis on Art, Military, Hunting, Virginiana, Technical, Cookbooks and Children's books, including Juvenile Series.

  • Barlow Books (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada)We are based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and have been selling books on-line since 2000. All of our books are secondary market. Our wide-ranging inventory ensures that we will have something that will fill most book needs.

  • Bennett Books of Oklahoma (Oklahoma City, OK) We're a general on-line bookstore with a little bit of everything. Our goal is to provide exemplary service with each and every order.

  • The Book Bin (Blaine, MN, USA)A northern Minneapolis area used bookstore, actively buying, selling & trading used books. We have over 80,000 hardcover and paperback titles (10,000 on-line) in most major categories, including, mystery, romance, fantasy, science fiction, children's books, world history, U.S. history, sports, crafts, cookbooks & much more. 763-784-5958

  • B.N. Guffey, Bookseller (Burkesville, KY, USA)Buying and selling out of print, rare and collectible books and ephemera. Americana and Appalachia are of particular interest to us.

  • The Bookery (Parkville, MO,USA)A small, family run, on-line bookstore with a large selection of used and out-of-print books, including fiction, non-fiction, children's and large print books. New books being added daily.

  • Bookmark Books (Wichita, KS)We have a general stock of out-of-print & used books, specializing in Children's Literature, Teen Books, Women's Studies, Poetry & Art. Please search or browse our inventory.

  • Bookmaven, Inc. (Ventnor, N.J., US)I have been a book collector for over 30 years. Seeking out and browsing in dusty old bookstores (of times gone by) was a favorite pastime of mine. For many years I managed an Antique, Rare & Out-of-Print book shop,when the owner retired and I decided to continue on-line, I wanted to provide the same personal experience as we did in our little brick & mortar shop. This site and the book descriptions are designed to provide our customers with the best information and the broadest search ability to find a book. Member of New Jersey Antiquarian Book Society.

  • The BookRanch (Wyomin', USA)Purveyors of used/rare books and ephemera about: The Old West, Wyoming, Cowboy Poetry, Guns/Firearms, and Ladies of Negotiable Affections.

  • Books at Star Dot StarWe're passionate about books, always have been, always will be. We therefore supply other bibliophiles (and other readers in general) with an eclectic mix of rare, used, out-of-print and antiquarian books ephemera and other collectible objects.

  • Books From Foster (Northern California, USA)We are an internet book store with over 12,000 titles. Some categories are: American history, animal books - especially dog books, art, biography, children's books, gardening, how-to books, literature, military history, mystery, natural history, poetry, religion/theology and transportation. Orders are packed securely and shipped promptly. Discount coupons are enclosed with every order.

  • Bookshelf ClassicsBookshelf Classics is an online bookstore located in New York City’s former Lafayette Hotel. We do not specialize in specific genres. Instead we focus on obtaining first edition classics, out of print and antiquarian books; works we believe will be welcome additions to your library. Over the past twenty-five years we have offered, in addition to antiquarian and collectible books, vintage magazines and controversial publications including Scanlan’s, Puck, Judge, The New Yorker, Vogue, New Masses, The Liberator and Seven Days, among many others, and in genuine correspondences from noted personalities in the worlds of literature, politics, and entertainment.

  • Bookshop Baltimore (Baltimore, MD, USA)We sell all types of books, generally specializing in children's, history, Judaism, literature, military, and science. All books are shipped with a tracking number. Satisfaction guaranteed.

  • Book-Smiths (Metro Detroit, Michigan, USA)Book-Smiths is your neighborhood used bookshop online. We have a good bit of everything - popular fiction, food & cooking, mysteries, children's books, home & garden, and a large collection of cat-related. We have new items arriving all the time - currently over 12,000 books online. Book-Smiths catalogs new books & ships daily.

  • Books Tell You Why (Mt. Pleasant, SC, USA)Rare Books, Signed Books, First Editions - Old & Out-Of-Print. Rare books and author signed books, large selections of first edition titles. Antiquarian children's books, biographies of famous people, old and out-of-print copies.

  • Bookworm Buffet (Templeton, CA, USA)Bookworms will find a delightful menu with something to please almost every taste in family reading, with an emphasis on nonfiction. We try to maintain a good selection of used K-12 textbooks, cookbooks, children's books, Christian books, and Western Americana. We usually ship the next business day after receiving payment.

  • Bookworm's Nest (Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA)Free shipping on all US orders over $25.00! Offering a general selection of used, out-of-print, and rare titles at reasonable prices. We are especially pleased with our large selection of books for children of all ages. We also offer some interesting books on the Amish and Mennonite.

  • Braintree Book Rack (Braintree, MA)781-356-6335 We buy, sell and trade books in all subjects. We have over 40,000 titles in stock and are always looking to buy books and paper collectibles.

  • Brick Road Books (Ellensburg, WA, USA)Used, out-of-print, hard to find and collectable books. If it is interesting or unusual, then we are likely to list it. We pride ourselves on providing Personal Service and Quick Shipping.

  • Byblos (Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK)The name originated from 'biblion', which means book in Greek. Byblos was incorporated as a private limited company in England and Wales on 13th January 2005. The company was created as a cyberspace window into the world of antiquarian books, taking the trade that blossomed in ancient Phoenician times into the 21st Century. We take old fashioned values: quality, integrity and customer service and blend them with modern efficiency and technology, giving you security and confidence throughout your experience with us. A member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA).

  • Chozen Books (Palm Springs, CA, USA)First editions, used, out-of-print, vintage novels. Developing a nice inventory of science fiction and Hollywood titles with the help of author John Baxter (aka John Brosnan), many signed titles. Great selection of cookbooks and medical reference, and children's books. Gift certificates, gift wrapping, book search, complimentary or discounted shipping for all valued clients. Welcome to Chozen Books.

  • Confetti Antiques & Books (Spanish Fork, UT)Specializing in LDS, Latter-Day Saint, Mormon and Utah books, Photos, Art and More

  • Countless Pages (USA)The seeds of this Book Store were planted among a group of friends who share a love of books and wanted to share that passion with other book lovers through the Internet. This is the culmination of that dream. Countless Pages offers visitors a virtual blend of ink and magnolias. No one hurries here so please sit down, relax, and enjoy a tasty mug of hot chocolate - or coffee while you browse our (book)shelves. We'll be pleased to prepare your order and ship it to your home.

  • Crazy Horse Books (Austin,Texas,USA)An online bookstore specializing in North and South American Indians, Texana, Western Americana, Classical Texts, Civil War, World War II, Judaica, and Signed First Editions. Books are carefully packaged and shipped promptly.

  • Curio Corner Books (Austin, TX, USA)We have an open shop and carry antiquarian, used/rare books and ephemera: Children's, Texas, American West, Science Fiction, Hardy Boys, Tom Swift, Judy Bolton, Cherry Ames, Nancy Drew, and other series books.

  • Cygnet Books/ (Swanland, East Yorkshire, UK)Welcome to Cygnet Books, Children's Out of Print Books, located in the East Yorkshire village of Swanland, approx 5 miles from Beverley, and Hull.

  • Dan Glaeser Books (Modesto, CA, USA)Specialties: Religion (Protestant & Catholic Theology and History) and Social Sciences. We strive to stock books for the scholar and researcher in the areas of religion and social sciences. But since our interests go beyond those 2 areas, so does our stock.

  • Dark Eagle Traders is your online source for books about the American West, history, metaphysics and religion. Dark Eagle also carries a wide selection of childrens books and educational books for learners from kindergarten to graduate school.

  • Darkwood Online Book Sanctuary Welcome to Darkwood, our Yorkshire Pennine home and online bookshop. We specialize in happy customers, and have a general stock of books as varied as a rich fruit cake, with a light icing of special items for collectors!

  • Dave Shoots, Bookseller (Saint John, NB, Canada)We specialize in antiquarian, rare and used hardcovers, with an emphasis on non- fiction. We have an extensive religion collection, as well as history, art, classic literature and biography. Our children's section spans 1860 to 1970...perhaps we have your favourite childhood book!

  • DML Transport Literature Manuals, sales brochures and other transportation books for all makes and types of vehicles and machinery from the early 1900's onwards. New and used - hard to find collectibles and useful up-to-date information. We also provide an automotive and machinery bookfind service if we do not have what you are looking for.

  • Dromana Books (Dromana, Victoria, Australia)quality, used, modern nonfiction on a wide range of subjects. Former librarian, now an online dealer located on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia provides prompt, reliable service worldwide.

  • East Riding Books (East Yorkshire, England)We are a British online bookstore. We specialize in new, second-hand, rare and out-of-print books on all aspects of music:- history, instruments, opera, musicology, ethnomusicology, jazz, and also stock a small amount of sheet music and scores. Members of the P.B.F.A.

  • Eternally Thankful Books (Pennsylvania, USA)Online Christian bookstore offering a variety of new, used, and out of print books. Our specialties include current Christian titles, collectible and out of print Bibles, Christian, and Children's books, and out of print contemporary Christian music. Most orders ship within one business day with prompt, personal service.

  • Flat Water Books We love books! We specialize in inexpensive paperback fiction - literature, sci/fi, mystery, western, historical fiction, romance, and horror. We also have a fascinating array of non-fiction. Please visit us and browse through our listings.

  • Folio Fine Books Crisp, fresh clean pages, exquisite hand-coloured plates, important works of fiction and non-fiction......these are the things that get our hearts racing. Cruikshank, Doré, Dickens, Rowlandson, Newton, and Töpffer - these are some of the names that excite and inspire. To gaze upon the pages of Gustave Doré's London is to peer into soul of a great city and be transported back to a different time. It is with this kind of fervour that we seek out the great works of the past centuries and deliver them to you at a fair price. We don't have a high priced store on Madison Avenue. We leave the expensive mahogany shelves to you! What we do have is a selection of fine books and ephemera for you and your family to adore for generations to come. Thanks for visiting and stay awhile...

  • Fyrbyrd Bookshop (Connecticut, USA)Where you'll find the best in Mystery and Suspense, from Cozies-and-Capers to Hard-Boiled, with an extensive selection of True Crime and Medicine.

  • Gloria Reiser's Books & Esoteria Our specialties are: Psychology, Religion, Metaphysics, Tarot (decks, books and more), Spirituality, and various kinds of Needlework and other Crafts. We also carry cookbooks and general fiction. We add new titles daily and strive to offer something for EVERYone.

  • Good Books on Earth (Cheshire, OR, USA)an Internet only store specializing in Out of Print, First Editions, Vintage Paperbacks, and Small Press titles.

  • Grandpa's Books (Wisconsin, USA)Sellers of pre-1950 books: Civil War, History, novels, etc.

  • Great Lakes Books (Two Rivers, WI)We specialize in previously read juvenile fiction and nonfiction books, especially Newbery and Caldecott Award winning authors and illustrators, Sonlight and FIAR curriculum books, juvenile series books, and collectibles. We also have a large selection of biography and history books, and adult/teen fiction. Great Books at Great Prices!
  • Greg Newton Books (Houston, Texas, USA)We stock interesting used and out-of-print titles in many fields, with an in-depth selection of books about Architects & Architecture, Antiques & Collectibles, United States & World History, and Photography.

  • HGBooks (PA, USA)HGBooks is dedicated to providing good quality used, rare and out-of-print books. We specialize in Non-fiction: Biography, History, Natural History & Religion/Theology. We also have a good selection of Modern First Editions, general fiction, especially historical novels, historical biographies, mystery/crime fiction, and much more.

  • HonedEdgeBooks (Bird In Hand, PA, USA)Honed Edge Books keeps its professorial proprietor occupied by offering an eclectic mix of books to "sharpen the mind and enlighten the spirit." In addition to text and scholarly works, we provide many "just for fun" books as well. Most of our inventory is post-1975 (with ISBN's) and many listings include third-party synopses.

  • IndyBookLady(Internet only Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)Our 8500 listings are comprised of used and rare and 'nearly new' books on technical matters , history, politics, government, gardening, cookbooks, handicrafts, antiques and juvenilia along with titles of our favorite authors of fiction or classic works.

  • Innes Books (Shropshire, UK)Operating from the historic town of Ludlow on the borders of England and Wales we sell used, rare and collectable books in a range of categories, including: Poetry, Literature, Children's, Crime, Fiction and Academic. We offer an efficient, speedy and personal service.

  • Jackdaw Books (Holt, North Norfolk, UK)Specializing in History we also offer a wide range of other subjects which can be browsed on our website or, if you are visiting this area, please call on us in our shop.

  • Kat's Kloset Books for Christian Books (Colorado Springs, CO, USA)Kustomers Kount at Kat's! Please visit us and browse our listings.

  • Kennedy's West (Plymouth,MA)We are an internet bookstore specializing in the American West, Western Art and Western Collectibles. We also carry many items of rare and out of print Americana. We list new items weekly and ship promptly.

  • Kens Book Rack (British Columbia, Canada)Our specialties are religious, mystery / spy / adventure / detective, biography, and science fiction / fantasy. We have over 50 catalogs to browse on a very wide range of subjects including politics, nature, textbooks, gardening, health, and comedy. While we have many collectible books at affordable prices, we also stock read-and-giveaway books at even more reasonable prices.

  • KingChamp Books (Daytona Beach, FL, US)A general-interest on-line bookstore, with special emphasis on entertainers and other celebrities, royalty & the rich, crime, and spirituality. Fast expanding in culinary, art and GLBT categories.

  • Lana's Books (Portsmouth, VA, USA)Located in the historic district of Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia! An interesting collection of used and out-of-print books. Online and searchable!

  • Laura Nevada's Library (Colorado, USA)Specializing in new and used books relating to breastfeeding and human lactation. You will also find a good selection of children's picture books, as well as many other fiction and non-fiction books, with a developing section of German language books.

  • Linda's World of Books (Southeast Texas, USA)Linda's World of Books is an online only bookstore at the present time. I have over 16,000 titles available and more added every day. My specialty is hard to find romance but I also have a large selection of hardbacks and paperbacks in all categories. I have been an avid reader all my life and love books. If I don't have the book you want in stock, I will do a free book search for you. My shipping charges are very reasonable.

  • LeftCoastEtc Books, IOBA (Keyport, WA, USA)LeftCoastEtc Books, an online shop, has sold used and collectible books on the internet since 1999. Please search or browse our inventory of hard to find, used, and rare books and ephemera. Our inventory offers general stock and out of print non-fiction in many areas of interest with new listings added regularly. We take pride in accurate descriptions, prompt shipping, careful packaging and personal service. Scans gladly sent upon request. Proud to be a member of the IOBA.

  • Les Livres (The Books) and The Merry Dancers (Flagstaff, AZ, USA)An on-line bookstore with a large selection of used and out-of-print books. Categories include metaphysics, Religion, New Age, Art/Architecture, Obscure titles and many many more! We specialize in happy customers and a pleasant shopping experience. All orders are shipped promptly and packed securely.

  • LFE Books (Joplin, Missouri, USA)We are a retired couple wishing to have our own business where we can excel in customer service and be rewarded for it. We sell online only, with a very wide variety of books ranging from rare out-of-print books to modern novels and religious subjects. We have a large supply of Large Print Books which can be found in the Large Print category as well as the subject category. With over 20,000 books online we strive to have great customer service with books at reasonable prices. We also take pride in shipping the books the same day as the order unless the order is after hours or on the weekend.

  • Little Shop of Books We are purveyors of used and rare books. Choose from our large inventory or request a custom search. We have been very successful in finding books for our customers. We are experts in the book business; let us complete your book search for you.

  • LJ's Books (Cody, Wyoming, USA)Our specialties include religion, science, nature, children's and literature, but we also offer a broad range of other categories. We seek to provide a professional, courteous and efficient service, and to ship books quickly.

  • Lockwood's Store - Author Publishing Ltd (Felixstowe, Suffolk, UK)Selling creative works. Lockwoods is the online bookstore of www.author.co.uk the UK site for writers and independent publishers.

  • MagicCarpetBooks.com (Carson City, Nevada, USA)We offer used and rare books including signed and first editions. Our specialties are Modern Literature, Erotica, Curiosa, Hard-Boiled Mystery, Pulp Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Counterculture, and unusual Nonfiction.

  • Misty Hills Books (Arvada, Colorado)We are at 7509 Grandview Avenue in Olde Town Arvada in the north-west part of the Denver metro area.. Over 12000 books on the shelf and more being cataloged every day. Anytime you are in the Denver area please stop by.

  • Mostly Romance (Omaha, NE, USA)An online only bookstore specializing in MOSTLY romance. There is a selection of other genres and subjects as well. Well categorized by subgenre.

  • Miz Book Biz Booksellers (San Joaquin Valley, California, USA)We're a family-owned home business since 1998. We specialize in children's books, homeschooling, collectible romance, science fiction and fantasy, and animal books (especially dogs). We offer speedy shipping, friendly communication, and new books added daily.

  • Mr Mac Books (Thornhill, Scotland)We specialise in books on Scotland but also hold a large stock of general books. We are members of the P.B.F.A. (Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association. Business established in 1994.

  • MyBookieJoint (Reseda, California, USA)is the home of The BOOKie Joint. Please search or browse our inventory of hard to find, out of print, used, and rare books; we also feature back-issue pulps and popular culture magazines. Send requests to us.

  • Military History Book Shop (Brooks, Maine, USA)In business since 1968, we specialize in rare and out of print books in the areas of military, naval, maritime, aeronautics, China and the Far East, history and biography. The small town of Brooks (population 1,000) is twelve miles inland from the midcoast city of Belfast, Maine.

  • Nan's Book Shop (Brooks, Maine, USA)In business since 1968, we specialize in rare and out of print books in the areas of military, naval, maritime, aeronautics, China and the Far East, history and biography. The small town of Brooks (population 1,000) is twelve miles inland from the midcoast city of Belfast, Maine.

  • The Novel Shoppe (Taylor, Texas, USA)Originally an online only bookstore located in our 80+ year old house which was beginning to sink from the weight of the books, has become a brick & mortar store a few blocks away. Now open to the public, we've expanded our inventory to include more than just books. Still doing business as The Novel Shoppe, you can find us inside Aunt Teek's & Uncle Lectable's Vintage Store.

  • O'Donoghue Books Based in the UK and specialising in Philosophy and social science books. An internet only book store since 1994, O'Donoghue Books is situated in the Welsh book town of Hay-on-Wye and offers an extensive range of books on Philosophy, Sociology, Politics, Psychology, Ireland, Irish, Education, Business, Feminism, History, 1st Editions, Travel, Auto/Biography & books on architecture.

  • Old Growth Books We are an online bookshop listing an eclectic mix of used and antiquarian books. We pack all our books professionally and carefully. Customer satisfaction is our ultimate goal.

  • PEACOCK BOOKS Located in Southern California we sell rare, used, out-of-print, and some new books featuring history and space subjects, we also stock a broad range of fiction and non-fiction in hardcover, soft cover, and paperback. We also sell books for charity for the St. Vincent de Paul Society and offer coupons, discounts, and a flat shipping rate for one or many books.

  • Peter & Rachel Reynolds (Dingwall, Scotland, UK)We specialise in Christian books, mainly printed in 19th and 20th centuries, including reprints of earlier books. Our books emphasise the evangelical / reformed perspective and include some of Scottish and missionary interest.

  • Pinacle Books (Vermont, USA)Online bookstore offering a variety of new, used, and out of print books. Our specialties include,antiquarian,collectible and out of print,signed books,first editions, Children's books. Most orders ship within two business day with prompt, personal service.

  • Pogo's Place (Carrollton, TX, USA)Pogo's Place is an on-line only shop specializing in collectible children's series, school annuals and yearbooks - particularly Texas schools and used and collectible non-fiction. Member North Texas Booksellers Association.

  • Poor Mans Books (Egg Harbor Township, NJ, USA)We carry a general selection of used, out-of-print, and rare titles at reasonable prices. We lean towards more obscure material with largely older books. Some Decorative Bindings. All orders are shipped promptly and packed with professional materials. We have over 10,000 books online and list more daily. We also feature free insurance on all orders. Our website has a Language Translation feature.

  • Prophecy Focus (Ceres, CA, USA)An online bookstore specializing in Christian, family and Times-relevant books, tapes and videos. New, used, out-of-print and rare. Featuring a wide range of categories including history, biography, crafts and children's. Selling world- wide since 1999.

  • Ravenroost Books (Pennsylvania, USA)We specialize in uncommon, antiquarian, used, rare and collectible books about natural history, the sciences, history of science and medicine, botany, gardening, and horticulture. We also offer a general selection of classic literature, poetry, first editions, reference and non-fiction books.

  • Read All About It (Escondido, CA, USA) Welcome to The Winding Road. We specialize in used books of every nature and we pride ourselves on excellent customer service. Please remember to check back often as we update our inventory daily. Thank's for visiting.

  • Reading More (Odessa, Texas)Our shop the Ye Old Bookworm is Located in beautiful downtown Odessa, our family owned and run operation since 1991. With an open bookstore and online bookselling offering a variety of thousands of quality used and gently read books, in stock to chose from, covering just about every subject, most titles listed are Out-Of-Print.

  • Roses Are Read (Haverhill, MA, USA)A variety of books and movies. Specialties include Science Fiction, Fantasy and Mystery but there are also many non-fiction items from the run of the mill to the weird.

  • Second Harvest Books Second Harvest Books specializes in books about wine; we also operate a general, closed online warehouse book shop on the famous Oregon Dunes (home to Frank Herbert's Dune series).

  • TAYLOR's BOOK PAGE (Texas, USA)Whether you want to relive a childhood memory, add to your book collection or find a meaningful gift, turn to TAYLOR's BOOK PAGE. We specialize in used, out-of-print and rare books. We have helped thousands of people find a wonderful treasure.

  • Scribes of Gor Booksellers (Maple City, MI, USA)As Leelanau County's premier on-line book seller, Scribes of Gor Booksellers carries a complete selection of used books, including collectable Gor science fiction books by the famous author, John Norman. We also carry a growing collection of books about Michigan, especially the Grand Traverse region.

  • SFF Books (Middletown, CT, US)Specializing in Science Fiction and Fantasy including author's signatures of the genre. Also available is a nice eclectic assortment of science and mathematics, mystery, short stories and children's books.

  • Texas Book Lady (Austin, TX, U.S.A.)Texas Book Lady is a cyberspace store only. All books are in our possession, located in the beautiful hill country of Austin, Texas. We carry Modern First Editions, Early 20th Century Firsts, Children's Illustrated, Women's Studies, Texas Authors, and Texana. We are here to help you with all your book needs. Satisfaction guaranteed with all orders!.

  • Three Spires Books (Fradley, Lichfield, Staffs, UK)We are a family run business in the heart of Staffordshire, the village of Fradley being a few short miles from Lichfield. The inspiration behind our name is the Cathedral of Lichfield, which is the only medieval cathedral in the country with three spires. We specialise in hard-to-find, used, out of print, first edition and rare books. We also have a stock of signed and new books.

  • SassyJack's Books (Sevierville, TN, USA)Located in Tennessee, we specialize in Out of Print Childrens books with a large variety of New, used and hard to find books in over 100 categories.

  • Sweet Beagle Books (Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A.)Thousands of out-of-print and rare books, with especially strong holdings in history, military, and general non-fiction. Can't find a book? Tell us your "wants" and let us do the searching. Member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA).

  • Uniwolf Books (SC, USA)Uniwolf Books offers an eclectic diversity of used, new, rare and collectible books. Carrying thousands of titles in hardcover and paperback, fiction and non-fiction, you're certain to find something you'll enjoy. I take great pride in my quality books, fair pricing, honest and dependable service. Secure packaging and same or next business day shipping are offered in a professional manner and personal attention is given from start to finish.

  • Vintage Books (Hunter Valley Wine Country, NSW, Australia)We are an online general used bookstore with a slight bias toward Gardening, Cookery, Wine in non-fiction and Romance, Crime, Mystery, Thriller in fiction.

  • Wabi Sabi Books(San Francisco, CA)We specialize in contemporary fiction, academic nonfiction and rare out-of-print titles. Our more interesting bestsellers, award winners, and unusual books are listed on Sunday nights. After 3 days we release these books to the larger selling sites where they are quickly devoured. Ask about discounts for libraries, students and seniors.

  • Your Book Haven, Bookseller (Modesto, CA, USA)We specialize in new and used paperbacks in the romance, mystery, sci-fi and horror genres. We also carry other subjects as well. Don't see what you want? We also do special orders at no addition charge.

  • White Unicorn Books (Dallas, TX, USA) Welcome to the home of White Unicorn Books. We specialize in (but aren't limited to) Science Fiction and Fantasy. Please search or browse our inventory of hard to find, out of print, used, and rare books. If you can't find what you like please fill out our off-line search form and we will gladly perform a book search for you. 12/19/2005


Almost from time immemorial book collecting, and before that manuscript collecting, and before that anything that you could scratch or carve a message on, has been the subject of much interest. Today we have many categories of book collecting- Fancy bindings, Religious books, Philosophy books, Mystery books, Modern 1st editions, Leather bound books, Textbooks, Early readers, Archaeology books, Art books, Children's books and numberless others. You need not break the bank on 15th and 16th century works. There are some areas that are not yet popular and have a lot of growing to do. Alice in Wonderland with it's endless editions and artists is a fertile field for study as is Disney and Pinocchio. Religious books are now enjoying a greatly increased following. Early readers have a ways to go in appreciation yet. Poetry works may be on the decline a bit though still holding firm. Areas that appear unexploited at this time are Salesman's Dummy books. These are typically turn of the century or early 20th century works comprising highlights of several books. They were designed for salesmen to take orders with. These frequently included covers, spines, limited amounts of text and a good supply of illustrations from each featured book all bound together. Currently these are cheap out of all proportion to their scarcity. Search and you shall find in the land where the Princes of Serendip reign. ARC's (Advance review Copies) are also scarce relative to their key role in publication. These usually contain uncorrected proofs of the book to be issued, often along with author's signatures. They usually sell, even signed, at a considerable discount to the First Edition work which actually came later. Local Cookbooks such as published for church groups, clubs, etc. are now very low priced. You have to have a game plan here or risk being overwhelmed by the mass of cheap material now out there. Beeton's 1907 magazine, arguably the most highly valued magazine is popular for pritning "A Study in Scarlet", Sherlock Holmes first appearance in print. This sold in 1929 for a few shillings, about 1974 it achieved 80L at auction. A couple of years ago it exeeded $150,000 when sold at auction. Early magazines with their appearances of Edgar Alan Poe, Frank Baum, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Maxfield Parrish, Winslow Homer and the Wyeths among hundreds of coveted authors and artists in print are a fertile field. The best children's collection assembled was put together by a poorly paid school teacher in the the years when Children's books were not considered suitable for serious collectors. Today that collection resides at Yale to world acclaim. There is such a large world out there. Pick your specialty, buy quality, and your search will be a happy one and your rewards many.
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