How to Buy

Our books can be ordered via this website and delivered to the UK, USA, Europe and elsewhere. Alternatively, you can order our books from your local bookshop by quoting the ISBN. We also offer a mail order service for customers based in the UK. Please note that Terms and Conditions apply to mail order and online sales. To download a pdf version of the Terms and Conditions, click here.

Price

The recommended retail price (RRP) of an item is shown on this website in UK pounds sterling. The online price is also shown in UK pounds sterling. The online price is available if you use PayPal to place an order with us; any currency conversion, if necessary, will be performed by your payment card company or by PayPal, depending on your method of payment. Online prices are exclusive of delivery charges (displayed below).

PayPal

PayPal is a secure way of sending money by electronic transfer. PayPal accepts all the main credit and debit cards including Visa, MasterCard and American Express and you do not need a PayPal account to use this facility. To order a book via this website, go to the “Online Purchase” section of the product page. Click on the appropriate PayPal button, making sure you select the correct postal zone for your delivery. The button will transfer you to the PayPal payment screen. PayPal will take your details and handle the transaction; your delivery address will be passed to us but we do not have access to your card details. For further details, please see the “Ordering and Payment” section in the Terms and Conditions.

Secure Payments by PayPal

Mail Order (UK customers only)

Our mail order service is an option if you are based in the UK and prefer to pay by cheque. Please note that the online price does not apply to mail order. For further details, please see the “Ordering and Payment” section in the Terms and Conditions.

Postage and Packing

The current charges for delivery are shown below.

Destination Delivery Charge
UK £3.25 per item
Europe (see below) £6 per item
Rest of World (see below) £7.50 per item

For delivery purposes, the destination Europe is the postal zone defined by Royal Mail. It comprises all members of the EU (including Eire) plus the following: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Canary Islands, Croatia, Faeroe Islands, Georgia, Gibraltar, Greenland, Iceland, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Spitzbergen, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vatican City State.

Rest of World includes the USA and all countries that are not in the European postal zone (UK excepted).

Please note that territorial restrictions may limit our ability to deliver to certain destinations.

Despatch and Delivery Times

Books are usually despatched within 3 working days of receiving your order. Deliveries to the UK are sent via Royal Mail second class post. Deliveries elsewhere are sent via airmail. Following despatch, items are usually delivered according to the times below. Please note that these times are estimates only and cannot be guaranteed.

UK: 3-5 working days
Europe: 5-12 working days
Rest of World: 10-20 working days

Christmas Post

To ensure delivery in time for Christmas, please order by 14th December (UK), 1st December (Europe) and 25th November (Rest of World). Please note that although we will endeavour to deliver your items on time, we cannot guarantee delivery times.

Queries

Please allow 10 working days before contacting us to chase up your order. If you have any queries regarding orders, please contact us by email – see the contact page for the relevant address.