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Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA)

Maintaining and enforcing high professional standards

Since its founding in 1999, the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) has strived to preserve ethical bookselling standards and traditions in the ever-changing online marketplace. IOBA has grown to become the principal international professional bookselling association devoted exclusively to online bookselling - with over 300 members globally.

All members strive to ensure customer satisfaction through adherence to IOBA's Code of Ethics and by following the practices of its Book Buyer's Bill of Rights. When you purchase a book from an IOBA bookseller, you are promised complete and accurate bibliographic descriptions and condition grading, prompt shipping, and professional service throughout the ordering experience.

AbeBooks is proud to have >200 IOBA members listing their books on the marketplace. On this page, we've highlighted some of their remarkable books and collections and you may easily search for more items from these exceptional booksellers using the search fields on the left.

AbeBooks is proud to work closely with a number of bookseller associations around the world who are dedicated to upholding high professional bookselling standards.
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