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Developer Guide (API Version 2013-08-01)

Lookup by ISBN

The following request uses the ItemLookup operation to find an item by ISBN. The IdType parameter is set to ISBN, and the ItemId value is 076243631X.

Example Request

http://webservices.amazon.com/onca/xml?
  Service=AWSECommerceService
  &Operation=ItemLookup
  &ResponseGroup=Large
  &SearchIndex=All
  &IdType=ISBN
  &ItemId=076243631X
  &AWSAccessKeyId=[Your_AWSAccessKeyID]
  &AssociateTag=[Your_AssociateTag]
  &Timestamp=[YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssZ]
  &Signature=[Request_Signature]

Example Response

The following response returns an item that matches the ISBN (The Mammoth Book of Tattoos).

<Item>
  <ASIN>076243631X</ASIN>
  <DetailPageURL>
    http://www.amazon.com/Mammoth-Book-Tattoos-Lal-Hardy/dp/076243631X%3FAWSAccessKeyId%3D[Your_AWSAccessKeyId]%26tag%3D[Your_AssociateTag]%26linkCode%3Dxm2%26camp%3D2025%26creative%3D165953%26creativeASIN%3D076243631X
  </DetailPageURL>
  <SalesRank>7483</SalesRank>
  <ItemAttributes>
    <Author>Lal Hardy</Author>
    <Binding>Paperback</Binding>
    <DeweyDecimalNumber>391.65</DeweyDecimalNumber>
    <EAN>9780762436316</EAN>
    <Feature>ISBN13: 9780762436316</Feature>
    <Feature>Condition: New</Feature>
    <ISBN>076243631X</ISBN>
    <Manufacturer>Running Press</Manufacturer>
    <NumberOfItems>1</NumberOfItems>
    <NumberOfPages>512</NumberOfPages>
    <ProductGroup>Book</ProductGroup>
    <PublicationDate>2009-03-10</PublicationDate>
    <Publisher>Running Press</Publisher>
    <Studio>Running Press</Studio>
    <Title>The Mammoth Book of Tattoos</Title>
  </ItemAttributes>
</Item>