1114 21st Street
Sacramento, CA, U.S.A. 95811
+1 (916) 447-5696
Joined October 17, 2000
Since 1981, Time Tested Books has provided the Sacramento area with quality second hand and new books. We have an excellent selection of books, with tens of thousands of volumes on our shelves. In the 1990s, we added a small vinyl record section, where many excellent and obscure records sit. Two thousand seven saw Time Tested move into a newly-renovated space next door. The move has allowed us to do literary and musical events, as well as lectures and book signings. Our stock ranges from very low-priced reading copies to rare collectibles. We deal with both hardcovers and paperbacks. We also special-order new books. While our strengths are in history, literature, political science, philosophy, biography, and social sciences, we have an excellent selection of drama, art & film history, children's books (including older children's series), mystery, poetry, science fiction, sports, and science. We buy books and records for cash or trade credit. We are proud to be a locally-owned, independent bookstore with a knowledgeable and friendly staff. Please enjoy browsing though our listing. And stop by the store when you're in Sacramento!
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We require payment up front in the form of cash, credit card, PayPal, or money order. Please contact us by phone or email with any questions regarding payment. We do not invoice indivuals. Money orders will be held for 5 business days or until funds clear. Customer pays reasonable shipping/insurance. Orders are returnable with persmission, but refunds apply only to cost of book and tax (in CA), not to shipping. Sales tax will be charged where applicable.
Orders usually ship within 4 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. We may also need to request extra shipping charges for overseas orders, depending on weight and destination.