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Available from any computer with Internet access.
Available from any computer with a library card.
Available from any computer with a library card, provided by NC LIVE.
Available from any computer within a library building.
Bills itself as “the world’s largest online marketplace for used, rare, and out-of-print books.”
Offers “over 30 million used, new and hard-to-find titles.”
Claims to have “over 50 million new, used, rare, and out of print books.”
Offers a good discussion of many of the sites listed here, orienting the new user to web and non-web resources for rare books.
One of the most famous independent booksellers in the US provides a rich source of information and values for rare materials.
Researching Your Rare Books
By the F & M College Library — This is a guide to researching the value of rare books, prepared by the college for its users.
The TomFolio Website is a cooperative of international professional dealers in used, out-of-print, and rare books, periodicals and ephemera.