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The Legacy Press

Ann Arbor, Michigan USA


The Legacy Press


Books about the Printing, Paper, and Bookbinding Arts

Purchasing Books

•   The Legacy Press handles all orders personally, and so please send your order or any questions to the email below and include your shipping address. Once your order is received, you will be sent an invoice with details of the cost of the book(s) and s/h, as well as payment options:


•   Shipping/handling cost for Continental U.S.A. addresses: If ordering more than one book, shipping for the first book (via USPS Media Mail) costs between $6 and $10, depending on the weight and dimensions, and each additional book will cost between $3.50 and $6. For all other shipping options, email:


•   Qualifying students, retailers/wholesalers, libraries, schools, universities, and non-profit institutions can receive a discount. To find out more about discounts, email:


•   Sales tax will be added for purchasers who live in Michigan, Illinois, and New York. Non-profits are exempt from paying sales tax.


•   Standing Order (SO): To ensure that you will automatically receive a copy of every bound book as soon as it is published by The Legacy Press, you may sign up for a Standing Order. All SO customers receive a 25% discount off the retail price. All SO customers may also receive a 25% discount on any other TLP books already published. Please note that setting up a Standing Order obligates you to purchase at least one copy of every new book published from the point of signing up and into the future. (FYI: The Legacy Press publishes between 3 and 5 titles a year.) For more information and to set up a SO, email:




•   If you are a European customer, you should consider ordering from one of the following booksellers who routinely sell The Legacy Press books:


Erasmus Books (The Netherlands):

Dietmar Dreier Int. Scientific Booksellers GmbH (Germany):

F. Delbanco GmbH & Co. (Germany):

Lehmanns Media GmbH (Germany):

Buchhandlung Walther König GmbH & Co. (Germany):

Houtschild International Booksellers (The Netherlands):

Goethe & Schweitzer GmbH (Germany):


and for UK orders, try any of the above, as well as ordering through Blackwells: