Step 4: How to
order used books?
- Click on "buy
it" to go to the book site to place your order. You are
ordering from the book site you have chosen, not from our
Some used book
sites handle thousands of small, independent dealers, each
with their own payment options, policies for shipping and
handling and refund/return policies. Be sure to read the
information on your dealer carefully.
- Some used book
orders can be placed at the host site and payment is made
there. Some used book orders must be placed directly with
a dealer, in which case you may be sending credit card information
in an email. This is not guaranteed secure and you might want
to send the credit card information in 2 emails, to increase
security. Or you might want to pay by check or money order.
- BE SURE to print
or record all contact information for the host site you are
ordering from AND the specific dealer you are ordering from
at that site. We do not record order information at our search
site. Some of the used book sites handle many thousands of
dealers and we do not have information on these dealers at
our search site. If a dealer does not respond to your satisfaction,
it is always helpful to be able to go to his host site with
Most of the
dealers who sell through large host sites will accept
check and money order. A few will not accept credit cards.
Most of the
dealers who sell used books will ship worldwide but be
sure to check the dealer information.