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BOOKSELLER INFORMATION

Effective 1 January 2014
  • Pre-payment is required
Discounts
  • Discounts for paperbacks are 40% for 2 or more copies
    • Most paperbacks are shipped direct from the printer, CreateSpace
      • some paperbacks are printed by Lulu
  • Discounts for hardcovers are 25% for 2 or more copies
    • All hardcovers are shipped direct from the printer, Lulu
Production
  • All books are printed on demand and shipped direct from the printer
  • Production time for paperbacks is 1 to 3 business days, in addition to shipping time
  • Production time for hardcovers is 3 to 5 business days, in addition to shipping time
Shipping
  • Free shipping on all U.S. orders by USPS Media Mail for small orders and to PO boxes
  • Large orders will usually ship by UPS
  • Faster options are available at additional cost
  • The printer’s name and return address will be on the shipping label
  • Your Purchase Order Number, if provided, will be on the shipping label
  • Foreign shipments: If you use a consolidation service and we ship your order to a U.S. address, then the U.S. shipping rules apply
    • If you do not use a consolidation service, you must send your order first for a quote, which will include shipping
Payment
  • All payments must be in U.S. funds
  • Checks and money orders accepted from U.S. dealers only
  • Payment of all orders, U.S. and foreign:
    • American Express
    • MasterCard
    • Visa
    • Discover
    • PayPal
      • PayPal payments, use my business email address, ray@merriam-press.com, for the account pay-to information
  • Send cash at your own risk!
  • No COD orders
  • Foreign dealers must send payment by postal money order, credit card, or PayPal

Many Merriam Press Titles Are Available Through Distribution
  • Paperbacks are available to online booksellers and stores through Ingram, and to libraries and academic institutions throughout the U.S. through Baker & Taylor.
  • Paperbacks are also available directly to certified retailers through the CreateSpace wholesale website.
  • Hardcovers are available through Ingram.
  • You must contact those companies directly if you plan to purchase through a distributor.