About Prologos Books
Mail-order book service founded by the late Lester Kanefsky (1916-2007); now managed by his son, Chris.
A 5* seller of books that are well described and packed with care, Prologos Books began in 1975.
My father was an antiquarian, new and secondhand bookseller specialising in Islam, Sufism, the Perennial Philosophy/Traditional Wisdom.
I revived the business, have been online from early 2006. Only a few of my inherited Arabic and French titles left.
Now listing a large varied selection of quality second-hand non-fiction including many art titles, photography, transport (cars and planes), aeromodelling plus collectable crime fiction books.
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Catalogs of Prologos Books
PROLOGOS BOOKS. Owner: Chris Kanefsky. Address: 62 West End Tweedmouth, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 2HE. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 01289-308878. VAT Number: 972677373.
DISTANCE SELLING REGULATIONS (DSR) apply to EUROPEAN CONSUMER BUYERS: 14 day cancellation rights. Buyers within the EU may return any item within 14 days of receipt, having first notified us by email of their intention to do so. They will receive a full refund of the book price and outgoing shipping costs. ... [More Information]
Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we will contact you to let you know if extra shipping is required.
ROYAL MAIL PRICING UPDATE from 20th OCTOBER 2014
SMALL PARCELS: Royal Mail's 3-month reduction for 1 to 2 kg weight items allows this UK 2nd Class Post charge to be £3.30 UNTIL 18th JANUARY 2015, provided the size is not more than 45 x 35 x 16 cm, thus saving £1.10 on these heavier parcels.
MEDIUM PARCELS: UK parcels weighing over 2 kg are best sent by next day courier or Parcelforce 48; need to charge £9.00.
UK LARGE LETTER sizes for slim books, journals and pamphlets remain the same (up to 35.3 x 25 x 2.5 cm); those up to 500 grams in weight will be sent, well packed, for £2.20 by 1ST CLASS POST.
At the end of my book descriptions is the net weight in kilograms of the book, with information on whether reduced or increased shipping costs apply.
STANDARD SHIPPING PRICE given in the AbeBooks system assumes that the parcel weighs up to 1kg (2.2 lb).
The EXTRA price is for an additional item up to 0.5 kg.
STANDARD prices relate to 2nd Class Post in the UK. PRIORITY is 1st Class Post.
Abroad: orders to the large Europe zone are all sent by the Air Mail service.
SURFACE mail is now only offered to North America. Royal Mail cannot guarantee that books sent to REST OF THE WORLD (RoW) destinations will arrive within 60 business days (Monday-Friday).
All books sent remain fully insured worldwide at no extra charge.