Thank you for your years of patronage! Novalis Books officially closed its doors on December 16th, 2019. It’s been our pleasure serving you all through the used book trade.

Keep reading– we know we will 🙂

Sincerely, Gregory & Kathy

All of our books are subject to prior sale. If you plan to send payment by mail, we suggest that you first inquire by e-mail to confirm availability and reserve the books you want. If you need a more detailed description of a book or its condition, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Domestic shipping

Shipping by USPS Media Mail is $4.00 for the first book and $2.00 for each additional book. USPS Priority Mail is $8.00 for the first book and $4.00 for each additional book. We may need to request additional shipping charges for extra-large or extra-heavy books.

International Shipping

Shipping for international orders will usually be charged at our cost plus US$1.00. We contact our international customers for their approval of the shipping cost before we complete the processing of their order. Inquiries in advance about international shipping options are always welcome.

Payment Options

Our books may be ordered and paid for by credit card through either the Biblio.com or Abebooks.com web sites.

For other payment options, please contact us.

Some titles sell quickly, so please check to confirm that the books you want are still available before mailing your payment. We will gladly hold books for up to ten (10) days awaiting your payment, if we know we have a definite order.


Books may be returned within 14 days with prior notice if their condition is not as described. Please email us for a return authorization before sending a book back. If you should need to return a book, please pack it carefully. Returned items must be in same condition as sent.

Sales tax (Maryland customers only)

State sales tax of 6% must be added to the total cost of books (shipping excluded) sent to a Maryland address.