About Time Tested Books
Since 1980, Time Tested Books has provided the Sacramento area with quality second hand and new books. We have an excellent selection of books, with tens of thousands of volumes on our shelves. In the 1990s, we added a small vinyl record section, where many excellent and obscure records sit. Two thousand seven saw Time Tested move in a newly renovated space next door. The move has allowed us to do literary and musical events, as well as lectures and book signings.
Our stock ranges from very low prices reading copies to rare collectibles. We deal with both hard covers and paperbacks. We also special order new books. While our strengths are in history, literature, political science, philosophy, biography, and social sciences, we have an excellent selection of drama, art & film history, children's books (including older children's series), mystery, poetry, science fiction, sports, and science. We buy books and records for cash or trade credit.
We are proud to be a locally owned, independent book store with a knowledgeable and friendly staff.
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We require payment up front in the form of cash, check, money order, or Visa/Mastercard. We do not invoice indivuals. We will invoice US libraries but please arrange that before you order. Checks will be held for 5 working days or until funds clear. Customer pays reasonable shipping/insurance. Orders are returnable with persmission, but refunds apply only to cost of book and tax (in CA), not to shipping. 8.75% sales tax applies to California customers.
Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. We may also need to request extra shipping charges for overseas orders, depending on weight and destination.