How to buy a book

1/ Paper book orders

How to place an order on

Select book found in:

  1. Our search engine results
  2. Our page Books and e-books

Add book to cart

Select country of delivery and delivery mode

Submit order

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Submit / Fill in your personal information

Choose payment mode

What are the means of payment?

Payment is made in accordance with the payment methods displayed on the payment page of the site and in euros (€).

Payment can be made:

  1. By credit card (Credit Card, VISA, MasterCard, Maestro, e-credit card) via our secure server
  2. By cheque, made out in euros (€) and payable to John Libbey Eurotext: 30 rue Berthollet, 94110 Arcueil, France. Please attach your order form to your cheque.
  3. By administrative order: an official order form will be needed. Contact us for any request for a quote or pro-forma invoice
  4. By wire transfer : contact us for bank details
  5. By Paypal: in case of payment by Paypal, the conditions of use of Paypal are applied.

What are the delivery methods and costs?

We offer you delivery methods adapted to your needs: at home, at your workplace, at a post office relay or at a local withdrawal point (depending on the areas covered).

Delivery costs are calculated as fairly as possible, depending on the location of delivery.

For orders shipped within France, the delivery charge is €3 for carts of less than €35. For orders of €35 or more, delivery is charged at €0.01.

Estimate your delivery costs by consulting our price list

Deliveries abroad are your responsibility. We recommend that you check with the local authorities in charge to find out about the specific formalities involved in importing these items into your country. Any customs fees or local taxes are at your expense (see Price section in our General terms and conditions of sale).

When will I receive my order?

If your order is placed on our site before 12pm on a working day, it is processed and shipped within a maximum of 24 hours. The deadlines given to you are for information only and depend on the payment mode, destinations and events related to transport service providers.

If your order includes items that are not available (temporary unavailability and pre-orders), we will send you your order in separate parts. The available items are shipped to you first and the additional items then, in a second time, without any additional shipping costs. In the event of inability to send you these articles within the agreed deadlines, we will keep you informed.

How can I be sure that my order has been properly processed?

A confirmation e-mail with your order number and delivery address will automatically be sent to the e-mail address provided when you created your account, as soon as payment has been validated.

How can I track my order?

If your order is over 3 kg, it will automatically be sent to you by Colissimo.

A tracking number will automatically be sent to you by La Poste. This delivery information will also be available in your "My Account" customer area, "Orders" tab.

All your orders are archived in your customer area "My account", tab "Orders".

How do I get my invoice?

You will not receive any invoices. You can download it in your customer area "My account", tab "Orders".

Can I modify, cancel or return my order?

It is quite possible to modify or cancel your order until it has been validated.

Otherwise, you have the right to cancel your purchase up to fourteen (14) days after the date of delivery of the product, by sending an email to, with notice of withdrawal to the site's customer service (registered letter with recorded delivery): John Libbey Eurotext - 30 rue Berthollet, 94110 Arcueil, France).

In the case of returns and refunds, we invite you to consult our General terms and conditions of sale in which you will have all the detailed information.

2. Ebook orders

Buying and reading our ebook

Our ebooks are available in epub format. When you place your order, this epub is made available in your "My account" > "My books and chapters" area.

Before downloading, we advise you to download a reading application such as Thorium Reader, LIS-A (on appstore or playstore) or Aldiko (on appstore or playstore).

When downloading your ebook, you will be requested to enter a "passphrase": you just have to enter your login (common on the website and on

You can find your login at any time in the "My account" > "My personal information" section.

Protection of our ebooks

Our ebooks are protected by a Readium LCP DRM.

Digital Rights Management, commonly known as "DRM" is based on a digital locking device. The digital lock manages access to an ebook by encrypting it and controlling its use.

The Readium LCP solution is maintained and certified by EDRLab. It allows the resource to be encrypted using a private/public key system.

Unlike Adobe DRM, it is not necessary to have a user licence or identification from a third party (Adobe) to open and read a resource.