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Ordering Info


Please send all orders to:
AK DISTRIBUTION, 33 Tower Street, Edinburgh, EH6 7BN.

Mail orders must be accompanied by appropriate payment. Payment can be made by cheque made out to 'AK Distribution' in sterling, or we take credit/debit cards and have a Paypal account.

We normally get your order out within a (working)day of you placing the order, or we'll let you know what the hitch is. There are occasions when delays occur due to titles being out of stock, but we aim to have the site reflect what is actually here on the shelves.  If we missed something going out of stock, you can either wait, or have us let you know when it comes in, or cancel - whichever suits you best.


Postage inland is at the rate of £1.50 plus 10% of the total cost of your order. For Overseas customers it is £5.50 plus 25% of the order, which covers airmail within Europe and surface mail elsewhere. We can reduce shipping costs on individual orders before charging if things get terribly out of balance (e.g. if you order  several or expensive items); if you have any questions or worries about postage please feel free to ask us.


Order by email, phone, or by post. Our trade counter is open from 10am - 6pm, but we operate a 24hr answerphone (0131 555 5165), or email at [email protected].
Please list title, author and retail price with order.

Our terms and conditions are: 20% discount for single copy orders, 35% basic discount. A 10% library discount is also available. All prices are retail (& VAT inclusive where applicable - for trade prices please enquire) All inland orders are post-free. Postage will be charged by weight for overseas trade orders, and a 30 day credit limit applies to all customers. There is no minimum order. First orders will be pro-formaed, unless payment accompanies the order.

We can take most credit/debit cards, and also have a Paypal account using .  You can still pay by cheque if you need to, and you can get in touch for the details if you would rather use internet banking.
Dues will be recorded for a period of 6 months unless otherwise instructed.
Returns must be authorised and in mint condition, or they will be returned to the bookseller. Please make sure that the books you want to return were originally supplied by us. We accept whole copy returns only. We will accept returns of magazines no older than three issues before the current one.

AK Press titles are also available from (UK) Turnaround; (USA) Consortium Books. They can also be teleordered.
Subscriptions/standing orders are welcome. Trade standing orders for magazines must be for at least 5 copies of each issue.
Discounts may be available for special groups and events. Please enquire to make arrangements.
Inspection copies of certain books are available to academics for consideration as course texts. A maximum of 3 titles may be kept for up to 28 days inspection. Any books not returned or adopted will be charged for.



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