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Antiquarian Medical Books: Bloodletting and Beyond

We’ve just done a feature on collectible medical books, and it was fascinating to find all of the old techniques and beliefs about medicine and the human body in the books from decades and centuries ago. While medicine has been practiced in various forms for thousands of years, the constant evolution of its tools and […]

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You Want Cash, We Want Your Textbooks

If you are a student in college or university, or know someone who is, we’d like to remind you about the AbeBooks Textbook Buyback program so you don’t miss out. It’s a simple premise, and a great way to earn a bit of extra cash. How it works: Once you’re finished with a textbook, sell […]

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Why are college textbooks so expensive?

It’s a very good question posed by the Good website. Why are college textbooks so expensive? The answer is because prices are artificially inflated. This article debates the pros and cons of ebooks but details the fears of publishers that widespread use of etextbooks will lead to large scale book piracy. I would like to […]

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Textbooks going cheep

Attention college students! Don’t be chicken of buying your textbooks at AbeBooks. We’ve got thousands of new and used books at cheep prices. Other websites offer poultry savings compared to AbeBooks.

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AbeBooks Sends Me Textbooks on the Cheap

Thousands of students across North America are preparing to return to college in the coming weeks and as usual AbeBooks is also gearing up to supply cheap textbooks to people who are counting every dollar. But don’t just take my word for it. My colleague, Jordan, in the AbeBooks marketing department has written and performed […]

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Textbooks wanted: buyback program ready & waiting

If you are a student, or if you have a student in your life, please remember that AbeBooks.com has a textbook buyback program. With many students having no completed their exams, AbeBooks is looking to buyback used textbooks. Just visit our buyback page, type in the ISBNs of the books you wish to sell and […]

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Textbook Tax Credits

This is a public service announcement for any students, or parents of students for that matter, looking for a little extra break this tax season. I know you’re just getting ready for exams but we just wanted to remind you all that in addition to selling your old textbooks back at the end of your […]

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$187 textbook for about $40

The Huffington Post was complaining about the cost of textbooks yesterday. In this short piece a Santa Clara University student named Christine was bemoaning the fact that her Human Genetics textbook cost more than $1 per page. This is only the cost if you refuse to shop around. We just looked this exact textbook up […]

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AbeBooks’ Buyback: Sell Old Textbooks for Cash

Most students know AbeBooks offers thousands of cheap new and used textbooks. But did you know we buy them back too? The AbeBooks’ Buyback service is a fast, safe, convenient way to earn money for your unwanted textbooks. Simply enter the ISBNs of the books you wish to sell and find out how much we’re […]

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“The best deal was at AbeBooks.com….”

A college newspaper at the University of Wisconsin (Waukesha) recently ran a price comparison on textbooks and compared the campus bookstore to AbeBooks, Chegg, Amazon, Bigwords and Half. Guess who had the best price? I’ll give you a clue – it wasn’t Chegg, Amazon, Bigwords or Half. Learn more about finding the cheapest textbooks on […]

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