Subject Guides » Books » Used Book Values

Condition is subjective and can vary widely. See What's My Book Worth? from the Pennsylvania Department of Education for industry standards used when describing rare or used books.

When determining value for taxes, it is best to check at least 3 sites and take the average value.

Here is a listing of some helpful internet sources:

Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America
http://www.abaa.org/
Find books for sale, dealers in your subject or geographic area and local book fairs. “ABAA has the strictest and most sweeping Ethics Code in the book trade, and all ABAA members are bound by it..”

Abebooks
http://www.abebooks.com/
“Abebooks, the world’s largest online marketplace for books, lists over 80 million new, used, rare, and out-of-print books from more than 13,500 booksellers..”

Alibris
http://www.alibris.com/
Alibris offers millions of new, used, and hard-to-find books from their worldwide network of booksellers.

Bibliofind
http://www.bibliofind.com
Used book site owned by Amazon.com

Bookfinder.com
http://www.bookfinder.com/
Over 40 million new, used, rare, and out of print books available for sale.

Tomfolio.com
http://tomfolio.com/
This is a co-op of independent book dealers.

 
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