[NAFEX] Great book source

dmnorton at royaloakfarmorchard.com dmnorton at royaloakfarmorchard.com
Sat Dec 8 03:08:03 EST 2007

I have used ABEbooks for many years and have found that every dealer I have either sold to or purchased from has been very reputable.  There are dealers from all over the world selling their books through ABE (Advanced Book Exchange).  There is also a small Book Search application that you can download free at http://www.theabsolute.net/sware/files/sbksrch.exe that is simply called Book Search.  Click here for a screenshot:  http://www.theabsolute.net/sware/images/bksrch.gif

As the download page says, Book Search is a small and fast FREEWARE program enabling you to search a number of large book search engines (9 to be exact, including ABE, Amazon and Barnes & Nobler) on the Internet for new and used books. Ideal for finding rare or hard-to-find books, or for comparing prices. Search by keyword, title, or author name.  You place a shortcut on your desktop and when clicked a small window pops up allowing you to do a search from all 9 services at the same time.  Simply fill in the title, author or keyword, check which dealers you want to search and click the search button.  A separate Internet Explorer window will pop up for each dealer you check listing the title you searched for and prices.  I never buy a book without using it for price comparisons and to see if a used copy is available. Hope this helps someone!

Dennis Norton
Royal Oak Farm Orchard
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Lon J. Rombough 
  To: NAFEX 
  Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2007 6:18 PM
  Subject: [NAFEX] Great book source

  All kinds of new and used books. Better yet, they list different sources so you can compare the prices and quality.
  http://www.Abebooks.com For example, I found several copies of some of the rare Fruits of New York series listed.

  -Lon Rombough
  Grapes, writing, consulting, my book, The Grape Grower, at http://www.bunchgrapes.com Winner of the Garden Writers Association "Best Talent in Writing" award for 2003. 
  For even more grape lessons, go to http://www.grapeschool.com
  For all other things grape, http://www.vitisearch.com
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