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.
Sales in U.S. currency via checks or money orders or Credit Cards.
Bookseller Shipping Terms:
1 - PLEASE NOTE ALL SHIPMENTS ARE MAILED IN 3-5 DAYS. HOWEVER DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IT MAY TAKE A FEW DAYS LONGER. IF YOUR BOOKS ARE NEEDED QUICKLY, PLEASE LET US KNOW AND PLEASE CHOSE THE FASTEST SHIPPING CATEGORY. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT BECAUSE OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC CURRENTLY, THE ONLY MEANS OF SHIPPING TO AUSTRALIA VIA THE US POSTAL SERVICE IS BY PRIORITY EXPRESS MAIL
2 - ALL POSTED PRICES ARE BASED UPON A SHIPPING WEIGHT OF 2 LBS OR LESS. ADDITIONAL CHARGES WILL APPLY FOR ALL SHIPMENTS OVER 2 LBS.
3- THE FASTEST USPS SHIPPING RATES ARE VIA PRIORITY EXPRESS DOMESTIC OR INTERNATIONAL - ABEBOOKS PROVIDES NO CONVENIENT WAY OF LISTING THOSE PRICES AT THEIR 2 LB BASE PRICE. IF YOU NEED AM ITEM QUICKLY, WRITE US AMD WE WILL LET YOU KNOW THE PRIORITY EXPRESS SHIPPING FEE.
4 - THE SHIPPING CHART POSTS THE current 2022 RATES FOR USPS DOMESTIC STANDARD AND PRIORITY SHIPPING COSTS AND INTERNATIONAL 1ST CLASS AND PRIORITY SHIPPING COSTS. THE INFORMATION IS BASED ON THE LATEST INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE USPS WEBSITE. There is no standard (surface) mail service from the United States to other countries. We are only able to ship to other countries via 1ST CLASS PACKAGE RATE FOR WEIGHTS OF 4 LBS OR LESS AND iNCLUDES TRACKING NUMBER; AND BY PRIORITY INTERNATIONAL MAIL & PACKAGE SERVICE. PLEASE NOTE: PRIORITY INTERNATIONAL STARTS AT $43.70 PER 2 lbs. TO ZONES 1.1 & 1.2 IN CANADA OTHER ZONES COST MORE AND ADDITIONAL CHARGES WILL BE ASKED FOR; STARTS AT $51.95 FOR MEXICO; STARTS FROM $53.50 TO $65,70 FOR MOST OTHER COUNTRIES. I STRONGLY ADVISE THE BUYER TO CHECK THE PRICING AT USPS INTERNATIONAL PRIORITY MAIL. ACCORDING TO THE USPS: international Priority delivery time is 6–10 business days;Includes a USPS Tracking Number; comes with up to $200 insurance for merchandise lost or damaged; Priority Mail International prices are based on weight and destination country. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we will contact you to let you know the extra shipping cost that is required.
5- SHIPPING SPEEDS FOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS are estimates based on the USPS estimated delivery times and cannot be guaranteed. If your order will pass through Customs, please expect a delay. Any applicable Customs duties, VAT, brokerage or other fees are the responsibility of the buyer. If local sales taxes apply, or if the book is heavy or oversized and requires additional shipping, the bookseller may contact you directly about extra charges.
6- SHIPPING TERMS FOR DOMESTIC SHIPMENTS: THE $4.50 RATE is for MEDIA MAIL WHICH IS A WEIGHT BASED SYSTEM; this includes a tracking number; Media Mail delivery can take a week or two or as much as a month. PRIORITY PACKAGE SHIPPING IS A WEIGHT & DISTANCE BASED system of shipping. AbeBooks does not provide a means of indicating this - The $12 RATE IS FOR 2 LBS OR LESS FOR SHIPMENTS TO ZONES 1-5 - SHIPPING FOR ZONES 6, 7, 8, 9 ARE AS FOLLOWS 12.65 14.75 16.10 30.75 - AND COVER THE MIDWESTERN & WESTERN UNITED STATES & PUERTO RICO - HOWEVER, THE DIVISIONS ARE QUIRKY AND BEST DETERMINED BY CONSULTING A ZIP CODE/ZONE CHART. ITEMS OVER 2 LBS AND SHIPMENTS OF MORE THAN ONE ITEM THAT ARE GOING TO A WESTERN STATE may require additional charges and we will notify you regarding this. Shipping costs are based on packages weighing 2 LB. or less. If your book order shipping charge is for the first item - additional items may require additional charges and we will notify you regarding additional charges. Heavy or oversized books in any shipping category will require extra charges and, we will contact you to let you know extra shipping charges are required.