Help me find a book finder...
April 16, 2007 2:30 AM   Subscribe

Book search with price comparison.

I already know A similar website including permanent link to a specific book would be wonderful.

It should be as "neutral" as possible (that's why bookfinder was almost the perfect match for my needs).
posted by vincentm to Shopping (10 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
Best answer: is nice cause you can search (and have permanent results) by ISBN number using this format: where the Xs are the ISBN number of the book. Does that help?

Here's an example for "where the sidewalk ends":
posted by wogbat at 4:21 AM on April 16, 2007 [3 favorites]

BookBurro is a Firefox extension that searches used books in a selected number of online locations and libraries.
posted by jchinique at 5:06 AM on April 16, 2007

I like to use this site:

for comparing not only books but electronics, etc.
posted by govtdrone at 5:17 AM on April 16, 2007

whoa--that didn't work right.
posted by govtdrone at 5:17 AM on April 16, 2007 is one of my favorite search resources.
posted by nita at 6:06 AM on April 16, 2007

My personal favorite is, the link it gives has the isbn and so I think you could return directly to it.
posted by sLevi at 7:06 AM on April 16, 2007

2nd BookBurro. It's awesome.
posted by hindmost at 11:00 AM on April 16, 2007

Best Book Deal has been veddy veddy good to me.
posted by Orb2069 at 7:47 PM on April 17, 2007

Above link is bad. The correct links are:

For price comparisons:(like so)***Your ISBN Here***/

For book details:(like so)***Your ISBN Here***/
posted by Orb2069 at 8:01 PM on April 17, 2007

If you want to link to a search, click the link labeled "How to link to this search" at the bottom of search results. You'll end up with a stable permalink, which will will retrieve all matching books, regardless of ISBN or edition, e.g. <>

If you want a permalink to a specific copy of a book, just click on the book's link, and copy the resulting URL, e.g. <>

(You may also want to check out,'s French site.)
posted by anirvan at 2:28 PM on May 15, 2007

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