How to Order

How to Order on

To order a book from the 5m book store you will need to complete your checkout on the Independent Publishers Group (IPG) website.

IPG is a full-service marketing and distribution company. They have been representing scholarly and specialty overseas publishers in the American market for nearly 40 years. 5m Books have partnered with them to ensure a cost effective and swift delivery system for all our customers in the US and Canada.

For more information about the 5m Books distribution company please visit the IPG website on


Delivery Information
This section explains how we handle packing and delivery of orders from our online bookshop. Our aim is, where practical, to process all orders within 1 working day from receipt of payment.  ISBS will deliver to North America customers only.

Delivery charges

Each order has a range of delivery costs associated with it, depending on the total cost of the order which region and the weight of the order is being shipped from/to.

Shipping Charges (North America Prices Only)

US shipping: $5.99 1st book, $2.10 each additional book

Canadian shipping $12.25  1st book, $3.95 each additional book

Method of delivery

Books and small items posted to a US address are sent by ISBS.

Order Process
When you want to purchase a book from the webpage, click on the “Buy this book” button to be automatically redirected to to complete your order.  The item you have selected to purchase on will be available on the ISBS website.

Once you have added your item to the ISBS website basket you can continue to shop using the 5m Books website and add further books to your ISBS basket. Alternatively you can search for 5m products directly using the ISBS website.

To complete your purchase you must pay for your items using the ISBS checkout.

To order via email or telephone you need to have:

  • ISBN for the book
  • Quantity required
  • Shipping address
  • Payment details
Postal Address:North America Customers onlyInternational Specialized Book Services
920 NE 58th Ave., Suite 300
Portland, OR  97213-3786  USA
Fax: +1 (503) 280-8832
Methods Of Payment Accepted
Visa, MasterCard and American Express

Cheque to ISBS

Returns and Refunds
An order (or item from an order) may be cancelled at any time before the order is delivered and up to 7 working days following the day after the day the order is received. Notice of cancellation must be in writing by post, e-mail or fax to ISBS giving full order details.
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