Serving readers since 1994. In addition to our general stock, we feature books on history, nature literature, environmental studies, and natural history, as well as academic press books. We carry a stock of difficult to find books of interest to scholars and general readers.
You may order from us through ABE's shopping basket. We DO NOT accept orders by mail or phone. ABE will collect sales tax (value added tax) if required by your government. If you are not satisfied with the books you receive, you may return them, prepaid and in their original condition, within 10 days for a full refund of their purchase price. If you cancel your order, we will reimburse to you all payments received from you, including the costs of delivery (except for the supplementary costs aris...[More Information]
Orders are usually ship within 2 business days via USPS. Domestic orders include tracking. The quoted shipping cost is based on books weighing up to 2 lbs. Insurance is available at additional cost. Our standard way of shipping within the United States is via USPS Media Mail. Priority Mail is also available. If your book order is heavy or oversized, or if there are multiple books in your order we may contact you to let you know that extra shipping payment is required. Flat Rate Priority Mail shipping cost can vary with the size of the box required to ship your book(s); we may be able to ship more than a single book in one box.
International shipments: We are located in a very rural area. Our best (and only) reasonable option for shipping is via the US Postal Service, which charges high rates. We quote estimated shipping rates based on a package weighing up to 2 pound. However, international shipping rates vary depending upon many factors, including destination, weight and size of the package, and shipping method. We charge for shipping at our actual cost. If we significantly overcharge you, we will refund the difference to you. If we initially underestimate the cost, we will request your authorization to charge the actual cost before shipping the book.