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Shipping Policies

Processing Time

Processing time on our end prior to shipping varies. If the book is onhand, it will usually ship within five days. If the book needs to be ordered, it could take from 1-3 weeks. We will communicate sourcing issues on our end, and the customer is free to cancel their order at any point prior to to its shipping. 

 

Media Mail Shipping

Free Media Mail Shipping on Shipments of $100 or More

$1 Media Mail Shipping on shipments of $60 or More

• Media Mail shipping is available for eligible items only, as defined by the USPS. Excluded classes include calendars, mugs, and other non-book items. We do our best to make sure that the Media Mail option does not appear on orders containing items that are not eligible, but and error on our part does not constitute a contract to ship non-qualifying items at the Media Mail rate. 

• Media Mail shipping is available only within the U.S. It is partially trackable, not insured, and can take 10 business days or more. Please note that while the overwhelming majority of packages shipped via Media Mail arrive within the time specified above, in rare cases shipments can take 3 to 5 weeks to arrive. Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico and APO/FPO addresses: Media Mail shipments can take 3 to 8 weeks to arrive.

• Orders will be shipped when all available items have been gathered. In-stock items will not be shipped individually. We recommend placing pre-orders separately so that shipping of in-stock items is not delayed. Media Mail covers one shipment only, to one address.

• Note: East Bay Booksellers accepts no liabiilty for books once they are shipped. This includes packages lost, stolen or damaged en route. For books purchased and shipped from our store, customers must contact us immediately if book arrives partially or totally damaged to receive replacement copy. If the result of damage is on our end, we will reimburse customer and pay for any secondary shipping costs.

 

Priority Mail

USPS Priority Mail shipping for most items is $8 for the first item and $4 for each additional item. 

• Priority Mail shipping is available for US addresses, is trackable and includes $50 insurance via the United States Postal Services. 

• Note: As above, East Bay Booksellers accepts no liabiilty for books once they are shipped. This includes packages lost, stolen or damaged en route. For books purchased and shipped from our store, customers must contact us immediately if book arrives partially or totally damaged to receive replacement copy. If the result of damage is on our end, we will reimburse customer and pay for any secondary shipping costs.

• All insurance claims for lost, stolen or damaged goods must be addressed with the United States Postal Service. 

• Packages arrive 1 to 3 business days after mailing. Please allow 1 to 3 days for order processing. Orders will be held until complete. Delivery time is not guaranteed to Alaska and Hawaii.