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secondhandbooks.org: buy and sell books online for FREE!

secondhandbooks.org is a new site created by UK web developer Tom Chadwin to allow non-book dealers to buy and sell second-hand and antiquarian books online. “I have always loved second-hand books,” says Tom Chadwin, “and long ago, I registered the…

OP MAGAZINE: A New Book Magazine

By: Dee Stewart, Editor – P. Scott Brown, Publisher OP, a magazine about book culture, collecting and commerce, launched at an interesting time in bookselling history. The word we hear most often about the out-of-print book market these days is…

Pitspopany Press

By: Yaacov Peterseil, Editor In Chief Pitspopany Press opened its doors in 1993 as a niche publisher of books for Jewish children. The problem at that time, and one that still exists today, was that for a publisher of Jewish…

Global Book Mart Relaunch

By: Lisa & Leon Martin Global Book Mart, http://www.gbmbooks.com, is pleased to announce the re-launching of our database. GBM is now accepting dealers to upload inventory. We are not charging listing fees at this time. There is a one-time set-up fee…

BiblioDirect Update

URL: http://www.bibliodirect.com Nothing much to report, really; no hype, no adjectives, just a consistent steady growth. At present we have two million books listed on BiblioDirect, from 350 dealers in the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Israel, South Africa, New Zealand…

Reincarnation: Bookquarters to WantedBooks.com

URL: http://www.wantedbooks.com/ When A. R. (Randy) Backer and James Bryant (Backer-Bryant Academic Library Services) approached web developer, Patty Johnson, about their idea for a new web site in early 2002, they knew they had a new concept for online book databases.…

Brendan Sherar – Searchbiblio.com Meta-site Search Engine

URL: http://www.searchbiblio.com Brendan, Tracy, and Sophia The short of SearchBiblio.com is that it was established in October, 2000 under the name of biblio.com. In October of 2001, the site was moved from biblio.com to SearchBiblio.com, in order to free up the…

Jack Benson – Bibliophile.net Bookbase

URL: http://www.bibliophile.net What is [was] your purpose in starting a online book database (i.e., to help online booksellers, to get a database that does what you think a book database should do, because it’s a good business to be in, all…

The Aniquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) Database

URL: http://www.abaa.org (EDITOR’S NOTE: PLEASE NOTE THAT ABAA IS A MEMBERS’ ONLY DATABASE, BUT INFORMATION WILL GIVEN AT THE END OF THIS INTERVIEW ABOUT HOW TO JOIN, WHAT THE REQUIREMENTS ARE, AND SOME OF THE BENEFITS OF JOINING.) What is your…