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AbeBooks offers an incredible selection of new and used textbooks. While going to college for the first time can be stressful, buying your college textbooks is easy with AbeBooks. Our vast selection ensures students don't have to pay full-price for textbooks.

Remember, search by ISBN only to find the exact edition you need. You can also search by title but expect to see multiple editions of the book as publishers usually issue a new edition every two or three years, and we have many older editions for sale.

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Tips for buying cheap college textbooks

  • Buy used textbooks – buying secondhand textbooks online offers large savings. Ask your university tutor or professor if you can use an older edition to save even more. You can find older editions for less than $10.
  • Free Shipping – AbeBooks sellers list millions of textbooks with free shipping. Find cheap college textbooks with free shipping and save.
  • Buy early – Plan ahead and avoid buying just before classes start as prices rise when supply decreases. The best prices on college textbooks can be found early before classes begins.
  • Search by ISBN – Textbooks are updated every couple of years so search by ISBN to ensure that you receive the exact edition you need. Keep in mind though that older editions are often cheaper. What's an ISBN?
  • Sell your used textbooks – Once you’re done with your textbooks, get some extra cash by selling them back through the AbeBooks buyback program. It’s easy to use, shipping is free, and payment is quick. 

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