AbeBooks' uniqueness is our network of independent booksellers who work with us to provide the most diverse selection of rare, used and out-of-print books on the Internet. It is these sellers, with their experience, commitment and love of the used and out-of-print book business who help all our buyers find that treasure they've been looking for.
Books can be shipped throughout the world but economy shipping will take several weeks. Standard shipping is quicker but more expensive. I pack with care and always obtain a Proof of Posting. Descriptions are done precisely and any faults in a book will be carefully noted. Where a book is an ex-library copy this will be stated. Complaints about the condition of a book will be considered but the original description is always accurate bearing in mind that all second hand books show some degree of...[More Information]
The quoted domestic shipping cost is based on the standard UK 'small parcel' rate of 1Kg or 2.2 lbs. This is adequate for standard octavo hardbacks. Books heavier than that may require an extra fee. Foreign shipping sometimes has to be by slower, surface methods depending on the shipping fee paid.