AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books. It provides comic books, graphic novels, paper collectibles, first edition books, magazines and periodicals, and more.

Employee Rating

3.5
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyAmazon
HQVictoria, CA
Founded1996
Websiteabebooks.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
AbeBooks was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Victoria, CA

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AbeBooks Office Locations

AbeBooks has an office in Victoria
Victoria, CA (HQ)
655 Tyee Rd #500
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Founding Date

1996
AbeBooks is a subsidiary of Amazon

AbeBooks Cybersecurity Score

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William Nicholson’s Alphabet Book

William Nicholson’s Alphabet book, published in 1897, is an ABC book like no other. A talented artist, illustrator and print-maker, Nicholson used simple woodcuts and minimal text to show the good, bad and ugly of Victorian society. It contains a self-portrait, a family joke and E for Executioner.Fi…

Three Howard University Yearbooks Featuring Kamala Harris Sell for $1,500

If you attended Howard University between 1984 and 1986, you might want to dig out your college yearbooks. AbeBooks recently sold a set of Bison yearbooks for 1984, 1985 and 1986 for $1,500 thanks to the inclusion of Kamala Harris, who graduated from Howard in 1986 with a degree in political science…

The story of Takaya Lone Wolf

In our latest podcast, we interview Cheryl Alexander who is a conservation photographer based in Victoria, British Columbia, and the author of a book called Takaya Lone Wolf. Beginning in 2014, she photographed the unusual phenomenon of a lone wolf that lived on a cluster of small islands about 1.5k…

The most desirable rare book of 2020 – A Wonderful Time by Slim Aarons

The most desirable rare book of 2020 is pure escapism. A Wonderful Time by Slim Aarons is an out-of-print photo-book from 1974 that revealed the sumptuous lifestyles of America’s elite society in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Before 2020, it was possible to purchase copies for less than $200. This yea…

DreamHaven Books – Minneapolis’ haven for sci-fi, fantasy & horror

We’d like to tell you about a little bookshop in Minneapolis with a big heart. DreamHaven Books specializes in new and used science fiction, fantasy, horror, film books, comics, and graphic novels, and it’s been serving customers since 1977. Last week, owner Greg Ketter and an employee were attacked…

American poet Louise Glück wins 2020 Nobel Prize for Literature

Today, we have a good reason to talk about poetry. Louise Glück (pronounced Glick) has won the 2020 Nobel prize for literature. She is the first American woman to win since Toni Morrison in 1993. The 77-year-old writer has already won a Pulitzer, a National Book Award and numerous other prizes. Her …
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AbeBooks Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was AbeBooks founded?

    AbeBooks was founded in 1996.

  • How many employees does AbeBooks have?

    AbeBooks has 114 employees.

  • Who are AbeBooks competitors?

    Competitors of AbeBooks include BookBub, Dymocks Books and Booktopia.

  • Where is AbeBooks headquarters?

    AbeBooks headquarters is located at 655 Tyee Rd #500, Victoria.

  • Where are AbeBooks offices?

    AbeBooks has an office in Victoria.

  • How many offices does AbeBooks have?

    AbeBooks has 1 office.