Launched in 1996, AbeBooks is an online marketplace where you can buy brand new books, secondhand books, rare books and out-of-print books, as well as cheap textbooks. We connect you with thousands of professional booksellers around the world and millions of books are listed for sale. Shopping on AbeBooks is easy, safe and 100% secure - search for your book, purchase a copy via our secure checkout process and the bookseller ships it straight to you.
Use our search boxes to find your desired book - you can search by author, title, keyword or ISBN. Our advanced search helps you find books by other key criteria including price, publisher, publishing date, bookseller location and key attributes (e.g. first edition, dust jacket, signed).
Your order is shipped directly from the bookseller. We guarantee the condition of every book as it is described on our website. You are eligible for a refund within 30 days if dissatisfied due to a bookseller error or if your book fails to arrive.
Books can be purchased on our secure server using Visa, MasterCard, American Express and JCB. In addition, each bookseller may offer additional payment methods such as PayPal, cheque, or money order.
AbeBooks is a secure website for online shopping - we guarantee it. Your personal information is protected at all times by the latest technology, plus our employees and booksellers follow strict security policies.
We employ SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology to keep your credit card details safe and use state of-the-art encryption to protect data.