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Fulfilled by Amazon

Items "Fulfilled by Amazon" are shipped from an Amazon Fulfillment Center to you. All of Amazons standard shipping rates and policies apply to these items..

"Fulfilled by Amazon" items are sent to you via one of their many carriers (US Postal Service, UPS, DHL, etc.) at whatever delivery speed you choose (standard shipping, 2-day shipping, etc).

After you place an order, the carrier, ship date, and estimated delivery date for your package will be listed in Your Account and can be found in your shipment confirmation e-mail. If you have a tracking or delivery confirmation number, you can track your package by clicking the "Track packages" link in Your Account.

Amazon also handles all customer service and product returns for "Fulfilled by Amazon" items.


Ordering an item from We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations, so be sure to check out our shipping restrictions page.

Click the topical shipping links on this page for more information, including shipping rates and delivery times.

SHIPPING NOTE: The MC Press Bookstore uses Amazon to fulfill its orders. Not every Amazon warehouse has a full set of the MC Press book inventory, so Amazon fulfills from different warehouses. If you have ordered more than one hard copy book, please be aware that your order may be delivered in multiple shipments.

Delivery Time

When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Shipping date estimates will appear in the order form. After placing your order, you will see both shipping and delivery date estimates in the order confirmation e-mail and in the order summary in Your Account.

Calculating Cost

Shipping costs for orders from depend upon the method and option you choose.

If you choose to group items into as few shipments as possible, you'll be charged for one regular per-shipment fee, as well as a per-item fee for each item in that shipment.

If you choose to ship items as soon as they become available, we'll charge you full per-shipment fees for each shipment as well as a per-item fee for each item.

Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.