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.
As a Collector and not just a Book Dealer we recognize the importance of fairness in the description of an item. We are conservative in our gradings and items are guaranteed authentic and in the condition as described. Unless otherwise stated First Editions are also First Printings. Where issued, dust jackets are wrapped in archival covers which are protective, and which also enhance the appearance of the book. We do our best to stock and offer books in high quality condition. Your trust is of g...[More Information]
Orders are usually shipped within 2 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, although this is usually noted within the item description. Please note that tracking/signing service is an extra cost which will be added to the shipping charge. Our items are always well packaged.
Shipping speeds are estimates based on the carriers' delivery times and cannot be guaranteed. If your order will pass through Customs, please expect a delay. Any applicable Customs duties or brokerage 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.