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03/12/2004 - From High Street To High Tech: Oxfam To Sell Secondhand Books Online Via

02/04/2004 - Launches “Libros En Español” To Serve Those Who Read, Sell Or Collect Spanish-Language Books And Authors

01/12/2004 - "Bag of Books" Price Comparison Shows Used Books Can Be Purchased For Up To 90% Less On


12/17/03 - AbeBooks Announces "Win Your Tuition" Contest winners

12/09/03 - World Summit Awards Media Kit

12/09/03 - Recognized at United Nations World Summit Awards in Geneva as Top E-Business Website Worldwide

12/03/03 - AbeBooks Survey Reveals Secondhand Doesn't Mean Secondclass When Giving Used Books at Christmas

12/01/03 - Be a Book Angel or a BookSleuth this Holiday With AbeBooks and First Book

11/19/03 - AbeBooks Becomes the Largest Book Site in the World by Listing its 50 Millionth Book

11/18/03 - Rare First Edition J.R.R. Tolkein Book Listed at $126,480.00 on Alongside Exclusive Article on Collecting Tolkein Books

11/6/03 - AbeBooks Launches Program to Help Booksellers List Used Books For Sale On

11/3/03 - AbeBooks Announces Promotion of Boris Wertz to Chief Operating Officer

8/10/03 - AbeBooks Launches Online Forums Where Booklovers Chat and Locate Long Lost Books

2/10/03 - Rare Copies of First Novel by J.M. Coetzee Come on the Market After He Wins Nobel Prize for Literature

12/08/03 - AbeBooks Announces Changes to Senior Management

29/07/03 - AbeBooks Launches "Textbook Central" to Serve Its Growing Community of Student Bookbuyers

15/07/03 - AbeBooks Launches HomeBase 2.3, the Popular Software Program for Managing Bookstore Inventories or Home Library Collections

09/07/03 - Harry Potter Craze Ignites the Used Book Market and Helps "Little" Booksellers Profit

19/06/03 - AbeBooks Introduces Service Helping Booksellers List Used & Rare Books for Sale on eBay

25/04/03 - AbeBooks Shares the Secret of Finding Rare Books Online, at the L.A. Times Festival of Books

31/03/03 - AbeBooks Tour "Across Europe With 40 Million Books" Is A Success

11/03/03 - AbeBooks Launches Five-Country European Bus Tour At The London Book Fair

03/02/03 - Chosen for Forbes Magazine "Best of the Web" List, Third Year in a Row

31/01/2003 - AbeBooks Partners with R.R. Bowker to Make Available Online Direct Ordering From AbeBooks Via and


20/11/2002 - AbeBooks "BookSleuth" Service Helps Readers Find Long Lost Books

10/10/2002 - AbeBooks Joins With Amazon to Place Millions of Secondhand Books on and

10/10/2002 - AbeBooks Presents Survey Results "Old Meets New: Antiquarians are E-Commerce Trendsetters"

25/09/2002 - AbeBooks Partners with Gardners to Offer 40 Million Secondhand, Rare and Out-of-Print Books to UK Bookshops

10/09/2002 - AbeBooks Creates Two New Senior Positions in Response to Recent International Growth

05/09/2002 - AbeBooks Offers Millions of Books Through Amazon Marketplace

28/08/2002 - AbeBooks Launches UK Site with Mini Full of Books

28/02/2002 - AbeBooks Launches German and French Web Sites

24/01/2002 - AbeBooks Signs Content Agreement With Book Magazine

17/01/2002 - AbeBooks, OCLC Team Up to Offer New Services to Libraries

09/01/2002 - AbeBooks Teams Up With Yahoo! Warehouse


29/11/2001 - AbeBooks Signs Co-Sponsorship Agreement with Minnesota Public Radio’s The Writer’s Almanac®

28/11/2001 - AbeBooks Wins Highest Award From CIPA

19/11/2001 - AbeBooks Honoured with Award of Excellence

03/10/2001 - acquires Europe's JustBooks

24/09/2001 - appoints new VP Finance, Board of Directors

19/09/2001 - goes live!

19/07/2001 - creates two senior positions

18/07/2001 - offers book inventory through

25/05/2001 - appoints new President and CEO

05/04/2001 - Looking for great books on gardening?

20/03/2001 - High-tech industry woos booksellers at London Book Fair

19/03/2001 - recognized as a "Gold Store" by online buyers

05/02/2001 - to release HomeBase2.1 with ISBN Lookup

22/01/2001 - Where do your customers find the books that aren't in your bookstore?

17/01/2001 - Seminars For Book Lovers

16/01/2001 - World Congress on E-Commerce: Booksellers set trends on the Internet


20/12/2000 - announces partnership with SF Site

16/12/2000 - A new resource for world-class readers!

21/11/2000 - Map and Print enthusiasts find a home at

17/11/2000 - Christmas shopping has a fairytale ending at

3/11/2000 - named as one of BC's Top 100 Technology Companies

30/10/2000 - announces strategic alliance with key book site in France

17/10/2000 - revives a great love for old books in Santa Monica

11/10/2000 - announces new venture in Australia

18/09/2000 - Leading online book company to demonstrate new bookselling venture in Seattle

31/08/2000 - partners with Bookstore and University Students

28/07/2000 - Booksellers On Board with Library Program in UK and Canada

12/07/2000 - hits 20 million books mark

5/07/2000 - opens strategic markets for UK and Canada

12/06/2000 - Announces New Presence in Japan

5/06/2000 - All the booksellers in the world… The hottest story in the world of books

10/01/2000 - aims at college crowd with new web partner

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