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Considered the most prestigious literary award in science fiction, the 2021 Hugo Award has been awarded to Martha Wells for her novel Network Effect. Find your copy of the award winning title and browse past winners dating all the way back to 1953.
16 June, 2021
Giving used books new life is what we do best. The choice of used books is massive - from classic novels to children's books, and so much more.
09 June, 2021
Each month, select sellers offer their items for sale on AbeBooks at huge discounts, making it easy to buy books, art and collectables online.
11 June, 2021
Trusted independent sellers offer for sale curated rare books, first editions and collectable signed copies of your favourite book.

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24 February, 2022
Cosway bindings are beautiful books with miniature paintings inset into fine leather bindings. They are named after miniaturist portrait painter Richard Cosway. Bookselling firm Sotheran's invented the concept with Miss C.B. Currie providing the art.
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By Richard Davies
18 February, 2022
Antiquariat F. Neidhardt is an antiquarian bookselling business based in Böblingen, Germany. Fritz Neidhardt started the firm with a bookshop in Stuttgart in 1953. Today, Max Neidhardt, Fritz’s son, runs the business, which specialises in rare and illustrated books.
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16 February, 2022
From Silent Spring to Gorillas in the Mist, this list features books published between 1911 and 1999 that highlighted environments and species in danger. These authors showed concern for the environment, and demanded conservation and preservation.
By Richard Davies
15 February, 2022
Steve Powell’s bookshop is located in Hulls Cove, a beautiful hamlet, on Mount Desert Island off the coast of Maine. On AbeBooks, Steve sells as the Mystery Cove Bookshop but his bricks and mortar store is called the Bar Habor Book Shop. Steve's sold used and rare books since the early 1980s and has a passion for mysteries.
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Whether you're looking for a book from your favorite author or browsing for your next great read, find new additions for your collection, including rare signed copies and first editions. From bestselling authors to literary legends, immerse yourself in the works from these popular authors.