Purchases ship within three business days from receipt of payment. Items are mailed in the order that payments are received. Due to the high volume of business we do here on eBay, this can take up to three business days. Saturday, Sunday and postal holidays are not business days. We'll send you a shipping notification email and tracking number when your order ships. All items are shipped Media Mail via the United States Postal Service. According to the USPS, Media Mail can take up to 21 business days to be delivered. Priority Mail is available upon request.
If you purchase more than one item, we'll gladly combine them into one invoice so you can save money on shipping and handling. Go to your shopping cart and click on "Request Total From Seller." This button is located just to the right of our User Id, "weloveallbooks." Once you've selected "Request Total From Seller," eBay will notify us of your request, which will then allow us to generate the combined invoice. Important Notice: If you pay separately, we ship separately. Its very important that you wait for the combined invoice in order to take advantage of the discount. eBay will not allow items to be combined after they've been paid.
We're a registered business with the State of Washington. Therefore, if we mail an order to an address in Washington State, we're required to collect 8.4% sales tax.
International Buyers Welcome!
We sell internationally through eBay's Global Shipping Program.
eBay is in charge of all International shipping fees and the invoice, which they will send to you.
Terms for Describing Condition.
A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages.
A book that looks new but has been read. Cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket (if applicable) is included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, and no underlining/highlighting of text or writing in the margins. May have very minimal identifying marks on the inside cover. Very minimal wear and tear.
A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, and no underlining/highlighting of text or writing in the margins. May have very minimal identifying marks on the inside cover. Very minimal wear and tear.
A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. No missing pages.
A book with obvious wear. May have some damage to the cover but integrity still intact. The binding may be slightly damaged but integrity is still intact. Possible writing in margins, possible underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text.
Ex-library books are always noted as such regardless of condition.
Additional terms used in our descriptions.
Boards are the actual hardcover material of the cover, front and back.
Bookplate is usually a square illustrated sticker on which an owner writes his or her name, or on which the author has signed his or her name.
Bumped refers to the bent or rounded corners of the boards.
Browning or tanning refers to brown or tan looking pages or page edges that appear in some older books.
Chip is a tiny piece missing from the edge of the dust jacket.
Closed tear is a tiny rip in the dust jacket, but no material is missing (as in a chip). It can be shut and protected from further tearing with a Mylar cover.
Cocked means the book is no longer square. If laid down, the book appears to be pushed (slanted) forward or backward from the spine.
Creasing is where the dust jacket or pages have been bent, and then returned to its original state.
Dampstain is a tan or gray stain resulting from water or other liquid damage.
End papers or pastedowns are the sheets of paper pasted onto the inner covers, joining the book block to the covers. One side of the sheet is pasted to the inside cover, the other is left free (see FFEP).
FFEP stands for front free-endpaper. This is the first page of any book. Though usually blank, it is a common place for an inscription.
Foxing is the term used for the rust colored spots which occur on paper. This is the result of oxidation of both organic and iron impurities left behind during the paper making process.
Front, top or bottom edge: These are the outside page edges.
Loose is what happens to a book which has been read several times. The cover easily flaps open and the pages do not return to a tight condition.
Heal or tail is the bottom of the spine.
Head is the top of the spine.
Mass-Market paperback is the most common paperback book, about four inches wide and seven inches high. Seen most often as popular fiction, science fiction and romance books.
Mylar cover is the clear film that most fine bookshops use to cover and protect the dust jackets.
Spine separation occurs at the head (top) of the spine where the fingers grab and pull the book from the shelf. After repeated pulling, the glue holding the outer spine board to the inner binding separates.
Stiff wraps are the outer covers of a softcover (paperback) book or pamphlet.
Sunned is the fading of paper or binding as a result of sun exposure.
Trade paperback is a softcover book, which is generally large in size and made of better quality materials than a Mass-Market paperback.
Wraps are the outer covers of a softcover (paperback) book or pamphlet.