How Do I Get An ISBN Number For An Old Book?

On most books, the ISBN number can be found on the back cover, next to the barcode.

If a book doesn’t show the ISBN on the back cover, look on the page featuring the copyright and publisher information and the ISBN will be found there.

How do I find the ISBN of an old book?

You can find an ISBN number in several places on a book. Look on the copyright page located in the front of the book near the title page. ISBNs are also often found on the back cover of the book sometimes near the publisher’s barcode. Newer barcodes will begin with the numbers “978.”

How do I get an ISBN number for my book?

How to find the ISBN of a book. You can find the ISBN number of a book by simply visiting that book’s Amazon page. Another way is to use the official page: ISBN Search. Just plug in the author name or title of the book and you’ll receive a list of all the books that match up — as well as the 13- or 10-digit code.

How much does it cost to get an ISBN number for a book?

If you ever publish another edition of your book, or another book entirely, you will need more than one ISBN. I suggest you buy the 10 pack. A single ISBN today costs $125, while 10 ISBNs cost $250, 100 cost $575 and 1000 cost $1000. Note that the price per ISBN drops from $125 to $25 to $5.75 to $1.

Does every book have an ISBN number?

The ISBN is a unique number for that particular book, and can be assigned once, and only once, to that title. It can’t be used with any other book in the future, even second versions of the same book. You don’t need an ISBN to sell in each individual country. ISBNs are international, they are just assigned locally.

How do I find the value of old books?

How to search on AbeBooks to find the value of your book:

  • Use the search box above – begin by completing the title and author fields.
  • Look inside the book and identify the book’s publisher – complete the publisher field but leave out terms like limited, company or press.

Can you sell a book without an ISBN?

Summary. ISBNs are not necessary to sell ebooks; none of the top online retailers require them. Printed books, however, cannot be sold without an ISBN.