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As a general guide, dispatched items are usually delivered according to the guidelines below.

Area Delivery time following dispatch 
United Kingdom24 hours
Europe     10-20 working days
Rest of world 10-20 working days

These estimates are based on information from our distributors and cannot be guaranteed by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

When placing your order please try to use a delivery address where someone is available to sign for the parcel, as a signature may be required upon delivery. We suggest using a work address if possible, but this not necessary.

How do I ship my order to a different address?
When you enter the checkout process, your default Shipping address will be displayed along with the option to Change address. By clicking on the latter, you will be taken to your own address book, where you can add new addresses, edit existing addresses, and select an alternative address for the delivery of your current order.

You can add to, delete, or modify your addresses prior to entering the purchasing process by clicking 'Your details' and selecting 'Your address book'.

If you have already confirmed your purchase, you may still be able to change its shipping address (provided your order has not yet entered the dispatching process) by contacting us at or calling +44 (0)1256 302 699 National Rates for UK callers, International Rates for overseas callers.

How do I check on the status of my order(s)?
If you have a concern about the status of your order and you have reviewed our delivery times (see above; also Terms and conditions), please contact us at*

*Alternatively, phone us at +44 (0)1256 302 699 between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm GMT, Monday to Friday. National Rates for UK callers, International Rates for overseas callers.

Where applicable, all prices quoted on will be inclusive of VAT. See Terms and conditions for further details.

Postage and Packaging
Postage and packing charges are added to your purchase total during the checkout process and clearly indicated as such.

For standard deliveries to our UK customers, postage and packaging charges will be applied at £3.50 per package. Postage and packaging on orders of £25 or more is free within the UK.

For our other European customers, postage and packing charges will be applied at £4.50 per package + £1 per item.
Charges for the rest of world are £7.50 per package + £1 per item.

Delivery time
An estimated dispatch time for each item is given in the Bookshop under 'Our Price'.