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We will process your order within 48 hours of stock being available and/or signed. Delivery times are outside of our control, but for UK deliveries, you can expect to receive you book within 2 working days (Mon-Fri).
Overseas delivery is also subject to Customs clearance procedures and your local postal service delivery schedule. Airmail delivery can normally be expected within 10-14 working days, and surface mail can take anything up to 8 weeks, depending on where you live.
All books are packed professionally in bubble wrap and shipped in boxes.
Within the UK, your purchase will be posted to you either by First Class Tracked Royal Mail or 48 hours delivery with Parcelforce. Our charges (including packaging) are as follows:
£3.95 per book for individual orders/shipments.
For orders, where there are a number of books available at the same time it will be £3.95 per book up to the maximum cost of £15.00 in one shipment.
If you purchase a number of titles that are released in the future we will send them separately unless you have agreed with us prior to ship them all in one shipment. We will not hold books for more than 2 weeks!
If you wish to purchase large quantities, please contact us for shipping options.
These costs are subject to change should costs to us increase.
INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS - Your purchase (up to 4 books) will be posted to you by Airmail but will send by Surface Mail if you request it. We never recommend surface mail. 5 and more books will be posted by a courier.
USA & Canada - £6.70 GBP for one book delivery. Subsequent books in a package will be £5.90
Australia - £6.90 GBP first book and then £6.00 additional books.
Rest of World - £7.50 GBP first book and £7.00 additional books
WESTERN EUROPEAN DESTINATIONS - Your purchase will be sent via Airmail. Our charges (including packaging) are as follows:
£6.10 GBP first book and then £5.90 additional books.
These costs are subject to change should Royal Mail prices change.
In accordance with Royal Mail guidelines, Western Europe comprises of:
Austria, Belgium, Denmark (inc. Faroe Islands and Greenland), Finland, France (inc. Andorra and Monaco), Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland (Republic of), Italy (inc. San Marino and Vatican City), Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway (inc. Spitzbergen), Portugal (inc. Azores and Madeira), Spain (inc. Canary Islands), Sweden, Switzerland (inc. Liechtenstein)
All other European countries will ship at the INTERNATIONAL RATE OF POSTAGE.
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