Book Availability - Or, What Does Special Order Mean?

We've had a few questions about ordering online from We hope this section answers your questions! If not, please feel free to give us a call or email us. 

On Our Shelves Now
We update our online inventory daily to capture the most current information on what we have on our shelves. However, since we are selling and holding books throughout the day, if your order is time-sensitive, it is always best to call and confirm that we have the book in current inventory.

Usually Ships in 1-5 Days These books are not in our stores at the present moment but are easily available to us from a publisher or distributor.The shipping window (1-5 days) reflects time to ship to Prince Books; additional time may be needed to ship to your address.

Special Order (Subject to Availability)
These books are not immediately available.  Our information suggests that these titles may be out-of-print or otherwise not available. Please call or email us regarding these books, or if you place the order know that we may be in touch with you about its availability. Sometimes we are able to obtain a copy, or we can
recommend out-of-print book websites.

Other Questions? Call or Email us!