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ISBN Database of 18.4 Million Books (Title, Author, ISBN, Cover Images and More)

Database Description:

With 18.39 million unique ISBN and books, this ambitious database (5th edition) endeavors to be the most authoritative books database in the world. In time, it would grow bigger than that of Google's or Amazon's. We will eventually replace this with accounted web API access on monthly subscriptions, therefore if you want a complete database at your full disposal, now is the time.

This database contains 18,392,601 unique ISBN-13 numbers thus unique books, with 23 data fields for each of them. There are NO duplicate books in this database. Other than the added number of records and data fields, better than the 4th version, this database has now an authors table containing 3,272 authors. More will be identified and added in upcoming versions that you can download for free as per our lifetime update policy.

Only the first million books are associated with the subjects tables. The other books have a subjects field that solitarily describes the subjects, disciplines or genres of each of them. This books ISBN database comes with 1.01 million unique book cover images (1.01 million JPEG files, 5.8 GB).

Each book record consists of book title, first author, author biography, all authors, ISBN-13 (13-digits ISBN), ISBN-10 (10-digits ISBN), price, physical format (hardcover, paperback, etc.), publisher, publishing date, edition, subjects, lexile literacy scale, number of pages, dimensions, overview, excerpt, synopsis, TOC (table of contents) and editorial reviews. More information about each book can be acquired by querying Amazon Product Advertising API or Google Books API by the ISBN numbers from this books database.

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Database Meta:

  • Size: 13,414.40 + 5915.0 MB
  • Images / Multi-media: Over 1.01 million unique JPEG images, 5.8 GB. File name: covers/{book.isbn13}.jpg
  • Last updated: Sept. 15th, 2013
  • Formats Included: MySQL 5 SQL dump text file, CSV
  • Tables: 6

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MySQL Database: ISBN Database of 18.4 Million Books (Title, Author, ISBN, Cover Images and More) for Sale

Table Details (Data Structure / Schema):

  • author
    Records:3,272

    The authors table containing the name and biography of the authors. Only a portion of the authors from the book table are identified.

    Data fields

    1. id: int(11)
    2. title: varchar(255)
    3. slug: varchar(255)
    4. biography: mediumtext
  • book
    Records:18,392,601

    The grandiose books table containing all the books and related information.

    Data fields

    1. id: int(11)
    2. title: text
    3. author: varchar(255)
    4. author_id: int(11)
    5. author_bio: mediumtext
    6. authors: varchar(255)
    7. title_slug: varchar(255)
    8. author_slug: varchar(255)
    9. isbn13: varchar(255)
    10. isbn10: varchar(255)
    11. price: varchar(255)
    12. format: varchar(255)
    13. publisher: varchar(255)
    14. pubdate: varchar(255)
    15. edition: varchar(255)
    16. subjects: varchar(255)
    17. lexile: varchar(255)
    18. pages: varchar(255)
    19. dimensions: varchar(255)
    20. overview: mediumtext
    21. excerpt: mediumtext
    22. synopsis: text
    23. toc: mediumtext
    24. editorial_reviews: mediumtext
  • book2subjects
    Records:5,471,657

    Books and subjects association table.

    Data fields

    1. id: int(11)
    2. book: int(11)
    3. sub_subject: int(11)
    4. sub_sub_subject: int(11)
  • sub_sub_subject
    Records:9,770

    Sub-sub-subjects table.

    Data fields

    1. id: mediumint(9)
    2. title: varchar(255)
    3. sub_subject: smallint(6)
    4. slug: varchar(255)
    5. count: int(11)
  • sub_subject
    Records:850

    Sub-subjects table.

    Data fields

    1. id: mediumint(9)
    2. title: varchar(255)
    3. subject: smallint(6)
    4. slug: varchar(255)
    5. count: int(11)
  • subject
    Records:57

    Subjects table. This is the top level of subjects.

    Data fields

    1. id: smallint(6)
    2. title: varchar(255)
    3. slug: varchar(255)

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