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Subject: PBS market
Date Posted: 6/24/2010 8:36 PM ET
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How does the shipping work here? Is it media mail+the price of the book or is there a packing&handling fee? 

Date Posted: 6/24/2010 8:56 PM ET
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Aside from the 50 cent processing fee that PBS charges per transaction, there is additonal shipping. I ordered 3 or 4 books at once and the shipping came to about $5.

Date Posted: 6/24/2010 9:19 PM ET
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I think they charge a flat amount for the 1st item and then a lower additional amount for each item added. 

Date Posted: 6/24/2010 9:43 PM ET
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Shipping is too high for a single book, so you are better off getting several.

Date Posted: 6/25/2010 7:05 AM ET
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I have ordered from PBS market and you definitely need to order more than one book to make it a good deal. My order came quickly though.

 

Denise

Date Posted: 6/25/2010 10:40 AM ET
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Thanks for the information.