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I seem to be missing one black book. So what are all the locations of the black books? How many are there in total?

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Downvote without comment. Nice Arqade. Good Arqade. – ヴァイシャリ Feb 20 '14 at 15:38
there's no requirement to add a comment for a DV – l I Feb 20 '14 at 16:47
@z- which explains my comment. :-) – ヴァイシャリ Feb 20 '14 at 16:48
I guess I deserve a whooosh :P – l I Feb 20 '14 at 16:50
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There are seven Black Books in total. The wiki page gives these locations:

Epistolary Acumen - Found in Nchardak during the quest "The Path of Knowledge".

Filament and Filigree - Found in Kolbjorn Barrow during the quest "Unearthed".

The Hidden Twilight - Found in Tel Mithryn, next to the Staff Enchanter

The Sallow Regent - Found in White Ridge Barrow

The Winds of Change - Found in Bloodskal Barrow, during the quest "The Final Descent".

Untold Legends - Found in Benkongerike, after the word wall.

Waking Dreams - Found in the Temple of Miraak during the main questline.

You can also get the Black Book locations from Neloth in the quest Lost Knowledge - this is repeatable in the same way you can ask the Grey Beards for word wall locations. Doing it this way nets a handy 1000 Septims for each completion.

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