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Have you ever wondered how AbeBooks.com can affored to sell such cheap textbooks?Probably not. Most students donít care about why our prices are so low as long as we can continue to offer cheap textbooks and savings up to 90% off list price (and of course, free shipping from selected sellers).
AbeBooks is not just in the business of helping school, college and university students to easily find and purchase cheap textbooks. We are also dedicated to helping independent booksellers worldwide by increase their sales and help booklovers everywhere find cheap books.
Thousands of independent booksellers - many of them local bookstores - list their new and used textbooks for sale on our site. These books include new and used copies. The secondhand copies include older editions and they are usually available at very cheap prices. The competition between the sellers ensures that prices stay low and students also have access to affordable textbooks.
Typically, you will see same book listed by several sellers so the decision is entirely yours. Choose the one that is best for you. Consider the price and shipping speeds too.
In summary, students benefit from cheap textbook prices offered by independent bookstores throughout the country (and beyond). Bookstores certainly appreciate your business that, in some cases, represents the difference between thriving and going out of business. And AbeBooks, well, we are just happy to help.
Not convinced yet? Thatís fine, you donít have to believe me, just go to the search box at the top of this page and look for a textbook, new or used. It doesnít matter. Chances are weíve got it and that the price cannot be beaten.Want to know more?