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Abbeville Press books are available wherever fine books are sold, in traditional retail outlets as well as online. We encourage you to buy from the source that is most convenient and comfortable for you. This page lists a number of options for ordering:

A) Order here at
B) Shop at an online retailer
C) Order by phone or fax
D) Visit a traditional bookseller
E) Order our books to resell
F) Order from our international partners
G) Ordering out-of-stock titles

Order here at
For questions regarding an order, please include your web order number in your inquiry to

Shipping is calculated based on weight and is added to your order during checkout.
Approximate Shipping Time: Orders are collected one time each business day in the mid-morning Central time, so orders placed after this time will begin to be processed on the following business day and may ship as late as the day following. To inquire about the schedule of your specific order please e-mail our distributor with your order number.

Sales Tax
Sales tax is charged for customers in New York and Tennessee.

Availablilty displays only titles that are In Stock or Not Yet Published (i.e. forthcoming reprints and new releases). If you add a Not Yet Published title to your Shopping Cart you will be notified of its Due In date and asked if you wish to backorder the title. If your order contains a mix of In Stock items and Not Yet Published items, In Stock items will be shipped to you immediately and as a courtesy no extra shipping charges will be incurred to fulfill the backorder(s). Sorry, but we can not guarantee the accuracy of the Due In date. You may phone our distributor Perseus Distribution at 1 (800) 343-4499 from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time, to inquire about the status of the backorder, but we do not take backorders over the phone. If you choose to backorder your credit card will be charged for both the Not Yet Published and In Stock items once the order is submitted. You may cancel a backordered item and receive a full refund by calling 1 (800) 343-4499 before the item is shipped.

How to Order
To select an item to buy, click the "add to cart" logo on an item's catalog page. You may continue browsing the catalog, adding to and modifying the contents of your shopping cart until you're ready to check out. To proceed to make your purchase, or to view and edit the contents of your cart at any time, click on the "check out" logo found throughout the site.

Your Privacy and Security
Please read our policies to learn what steps we take to protect your privacy and ensure credit card security.

Shop at an online retailer
Most major online bookstores carry many Abbeville titles and may have the title you're looking for. Try,,,,, or

Order by phone or fax
To order by phone or fax, contact our distributor, Perseus Distribution:
Phone: 1 (800) 343-4499
Fax: 1 (800) 351-5073
Hours: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time

Visit a traditional bookseller
A searchable directory of bookstores that stock Abbeville books is coming soon.

Order our books to resell
Please email to apply for a retail account.

Order from one of our international partners
Click here for a list of our international representatives and distributors.

Ordering out-of-stock titles
Out-of-stock titles are not available through Abbeville, but they are probably available at A list of Abbeville's out-of-stock titles is coming soon.

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