Amazon, meet Abe

Amazon.com, Inc today announced that it has completed it's aquisition of AbeBooks. AbeBooks, for those that have never heard of it, is more or less eBay meets Amazon Marketplace. It's a place where sellers around the world can list used, rare and out-of-print books.

An agreement for the aquisition was first reached on August 1st 2008.

Abebooks will still continue as a stand-alone operation, and is based out of Victoria, British Columbia (Canada). All country specific information will remain, and AbeBooks will continue to maintain their website.

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