whether I should advertise the competition like this. But in
of free enterprise and with the independent book sense that
is more powerful than ignorance, I've decided to let this
page stay. Of
course, I had to udate my badly out-of-date links (well,
when these companies
keep getting bought out, it is rather difficult to sort it
all out. Just
look at what's happening!).
already filled out Loganberry's
form, I will contact you when I find a copy of the
seek (if it's on my shelf, that's pretty fast). Sometimes I
use these very
same tools listed here, so of course it's easier if you do
If only my little store could hold 2 million books!
an odd volume matching service, impossible
The Has-Beens of this
y search form will keep your request on
me until I find a decent copy of the book for a decent price.
it's already sitting on my shelf, sometimes I have to work
books with many requests I am always seeking, so add your name
to the list.
Things change fast on the 'net. I
these the casulties of the internet growth spurt and of
Why list them at all? Just 'cause it's fascinating.
out of commission
just merged with something; temporarily out of service while
bought by Amazon.com, but now closed
Book Mart: this multi-lingual site seems to have died
used to be acses.com, then evenbetter.com, then
by Barnes & Noble, no longer has used books.
comparison list of matches. Not working last I checked.
only packaging and book supplies
owned by Amazon.com
original used book conglomerate dealer site--bought by
they don't exist anymore either--they got bought by Alibris
with Amazon.com, they started with the bought lists of
Bibliocity, lost many due to their policies, maybe gained some
so what you wind up with is a short list of dealers listed on
etc., but with a 20% mark-up, longer shipping times and no
the dealer who is actually selling the book. What do you
expect from a
company owned by Amazon.com and with a multi-million dollar
campaign? Want to read about their business policies? Check
out Pat Holt's article #151.
Card Catalogs and General
If you know the title and don't know the author, this is a good
to start. There are usually helpful descriptions that accompany
more links to explore
last updated 1/25/03