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Book Values

Pittsylvania County Library, like most public libraries, does not have the expertise on staff to judge the value of old books. However, the websites listed below can set the determined seeker on a path which should, in the end, provide a close approximation of current value.

 

Websites


Abebooks.com
Bills itself as "the world's largest online marketplace for used, rare, and out-of-print books."

Alibris
Offers "over 30 million used, new and hard-to-find titles."

BookFinder.com
Claims to have "over 50 million new, used, rare, and out of print books."

Bublos.com
Offers a good discussion of many of the sites listed here, orienting the new user to web and non-web resources for rare books.

Chegg.com
Chegg both sells and rents textbooks.

Powell's Books
One of the most famous independent booksellers in the US provides a rich source of information and values for rare materials.

TomFolio.com
The TomFolio Website is a cooperative of international professional dealers in used, out-of-print, and rare books, periodicals, and ephemera.