ORDERING: To purchase individual books or groups of books directly from Gene W. Baade Books on the West, please follow the instructions below that suit you best. Note also the added important information on international orders, state sales tax, holding policy, and returns. If you wish to order our books indirectly via the major internet books sites in which we have our stock, please click on the "Search Our Books" button elsewhere in our website.
PAYMENT: For direct purchases we accept personal checks, money orders, and credit card payment via the internet service, Paypal. Institutions may submit purchase orders. We do not process credit cards directly. PLEASE ALWAYS contact us to find out if a particular book is still available. Although we update our inventory regularly, sometimes we receive multiple orders for the same book in a short period of time. Payment is ordinarily to be made before we ship the book. Extraordinary circumstances may be negotiated.
SHIPPING: We ship via USPS media mail: $4.95 for the first book, $2.00 for each additional book in the same package. For priority mail: Regular octavo size book $12.50 first book, $8.50 each additional. The cost of shipping oversized books will be more & will be calculated on an order by order basis. UPS shipping is available & charges will vary. Shipping insurance (at buyer's request & cost) is especially suggested for higher priced items in order to protect buyer from loss or damage by carrier. We do package & label carefully, but will not be responsible if items have not been insured.
INTERNATIONAL ORDERS will be charged according to the requested speed of shipment.
SALES TAX: All books ordered from Washington State buyers will have an added point of destination sales tax on the combined book & shipping cost.
HOLDING BOOKS: We are always willing to hold a book while you send payment. In unusual circumstances, we will work with you as best we can.
RETURN POLICY: Books ordered directly from us may be returned for reimbursement for any reason if we are notified by telephone or email within five (5) days after your receipt of the book. Books must be returned in the same condition they were shipped from us. We will reimburse your shipping if we have made a serious error in our description of the book. If you order a book via internet sites, returns will be according to their return policies.