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GIANT USED BOOK SALE

VALUABLE, IN-DEMAND TITLES

FAR BELOW DEALER PRICES

FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED

This sale is for members only. It includes a broad range of books from our own library and donations from Merle Burston, Harry Lumsden, Donna McMaster, Barrie Porteous and Kirk Zufelt

Click to see all the books available as of Feb 2.

NEW! IN-PERSON SHOPPING

Over the next 3 months, we will undertake in-person sales at our meetings as well as continue to arrange for pick-up and shipping for anyone who will not be attending the meetings.

In addition to the used books, 3 new copies of The Crevice Garden by Kenton Seth & Paul Spriggs will be available for $32. (Amazon price is $45)

If you will be at the February meeting and want a specific title, you can This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and ask for anything from this list to be set aside for you. In this situation, you will not have to pay for the books in advance, but will be asked to pay at the meeting.

Each month we will be setting out books from specific categories for the in-person shoppers. In February, there will also be a lot of books which are free. First come, first served!

In February, the categories will be

  • Rock and Alpine Gardening 
  • Perennials
  • Specific Genera
  • Trees and Shrubs

ALTERNATIVES TO IN-PERSON SHOPPING

PICK UP OR SHIPPING

Please note that any books ordered between Feb 2. and Feb. 19 will not be shipped until Feb 20.

Pick-up of books will either be at in-person meetings (February, March and April) or from Carol Clark’s home in Toronto. Shipping is available if an order fits in one of Canada Post’s flat rate boxes which cost $18.49 to $29.99 plus tax. We will not ship orders outside Canada.

 ORDERING AND PAYMENT

  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Your note must include the titles (and author if there are identical titles with different authors). Specify whether you want the books shipped or where you want to pick up the order. Canada Post limits the weight of each shipment to 5 kg regardless of the size of box..
  • Wait for a reply which will include:
    • Confirmation of the availability of your book(s) and the shipping costs, if requested.
    • Total cost for your order.
    • Details of how to make payment by e-transfer or credit card.
    • Instructions about where to pick up in-person
  • Complete the payment for your order within 48 hours. Any books not paid for by then will be considered “unsold” and made available to other purchasers.

Once you have paid, you must pick up your order by May 8, 2023. Any books not picked up by that date will be returned to our sale and NO REFUND will be given to you.