Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! You can either contact us before you place your order and we will let you know how much your postage will be or you can go ahead and order and we will contact you with the amended postage price.

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Yes! You can either contact us before you place your order and we will let you know how much your postage will be or you can go ahead and order and we will contact you with the amended postage price.

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Just click the Login link at the top of the site and ‘Sign Up’ to get started as a new buyer. You will need a valid email address, postal address, and phone number. You can use both upper and lowercase letters; this information is not case-sensitive.

Go to ‘My Account’ and then ‘My Address details’. You will need to log in using your email address and password.

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Check you have entered your email address correctly. If you still can’t login it may be possible there is a problem with a server. Try leaving it for a while and come back again later.

If an item you pay for is significantly not as described, or arrives damaged please contact us by email to work towards a resolution.

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Yes! Buyers can submit payment by credit card through PayPal without having a PayPal account.

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ReboundBooks.co.uk facilitates payments through a third-party service called PayPal™. Buyers can pay securely through their own account or using their credit card. For more info and assistance with PayPal, visit the PayPal website here

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To buy items, you’ll need to register by logging in. It’s free and easy. You purchase items on Reboundbooks.co.uk using PayPal. We ask if you choose to pay via PayPal that you submit payment immediately. If you have any questions about any item, it’s best to contact us before making the purchase.

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As you shop around and find items that suit your fancy, add them to your cart. Note: items in your cart are not removed from the site or reserved for you, until you complete the checkout process. All the items on reboundbooks.co.uk are one-of-a-kind and thus tend to sell out quickly, so it’s a bit risky to leave items in your cart for too long. Once you’ve got everything you want, click the Proceed to Checkout button and following the onscreen instructions.

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Yes! We can gift wrap your book with reclaimed wrapping paper and attach a handmade card. Tell us what you’d like written on the card in the ‘Gift Wrap – Card message’ box. Don’t forget to give us the correct address to send your gift to!

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At the moment we package our books in MailLite (Jiffy) envelopes. We are looking for a cost effective solution which doesn’t use plastic!

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If you are in the Brecon area we can arrange for collection free of charge. Please email us to arrange this.

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All orders have a £2.75 postage fee. This applies to a single address per order, within the UK (excluding Channel Islands).

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With certain books we offer a bookmark made out of the spine of the original publication. This will depend on the condition and size of the book. If available an option will appear the description of the book.
You can have a ribbon place marker added to your book. Colours are matched with the cover where possible. If you require additional ribbons, please request on ‘Special Instructions’ when ordering your book.
An elastic fastening is available for all hard backed books. Just click to select when ordering your book.
We can gift wrap your book with reclaimed wrapping paper and attach a handmade card. Tell us what you’d like written on the card in the ‘Gift Wrap – Card message’ box. Don’t forget to give us the correct address to send your gift to!

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It will have a ‘week-to-view’ on the left and a blank page on the right. We can place selected pages of the original book in between the months if you like. Just request this in ‘Special Instructions’ when ordering your book.

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Yes! Just select lined paper when you order your book. You can have lined paper on one side (+£2) or on both sides (+£4).

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All our books have been previously used, some of course are quite old. There might be yellowing on some of the original pages, you might find an old library stamp or the original owners name etc. inside the cover. This all undoubtedly adds to the magic and charm of our unique books.
Excellent – outer appearance is just about perfect for a book of this age
Very Good – Outer appearance may have a slight mark or tiny stain or slight wear on corners.
Good – Outer appearance may have markings or creases – wear on corners (hardbacks).
All these unique imperfections are considered as part of the character and charm of the book – not as a defect!

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Well not really. Books can’t just be put in a paper recycling bank as the covers are made from different materials and they have glue in the spines. In some cases they can be pulped but this is only done in large quantities.
Recycling takes up far more energy (water, electric, transportation etc) than reusing does. Reusing is always a better environmental option.

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Many of are from a local Charity who have an excess of books. This maybe because there are simply too many to sell in their shops, because they are damaged or too dirty. In some cases the subject matter is just too obscure to sell on the High Street!

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Many, but not all. We are now receiving donations of old books from our customers who would rather they were ‘rebound’ than go to a charity shop where they may possibly be thrown away.

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All our processes are manual and require no power or fuel other than good old fashioned elbow grease!
We recycle any paper leftovers, and save off cuts for smaller notebooks so our waste is minimal.

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No, they are wire bound with ‘double loop’ wire binds which are very sturdy and effective. These allows books to lay flat and be turned 360°.

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Yes! It is called ‘damaged’ paper which comes from a local paper mill.

We prefer to use reclaimed paper for our books rather than recycled paper because although recycled paper is great – and certainly better than brand new paper – making recycled paper still takes a lot of energy and resources. We think reclaimed paper is a better environmental option.

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Our paper is 150gsm which is quite thick, and excellent quality. It can be used for pen, ink, pencil and even watercolour.

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Currently we get our paper from the lovely Crafty Solutions people in Chorley. They are a Scrap Store who work with people with learning disabilities and we are very happy to support their work.

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Here are just a few suggestions;
Note keeping, scrap book, recipes, business card holder, photo album, diary, journal, sketch pad, shopping list, holiday book, doodle book, record book, baby book, pregnancy book, finance book, schedule book, wedding book.

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It is a journal or a notebook made out of an old book. It uses the covers of an old book and contains, in most cases, a selection of pages of the old book interspersed with ‘new’ reclaimed paper. It is hand made and each one is totally unique. Each is ‘rebound’ with a quality wire binding and custom made to your specifications. Choose lined paper, diary, bookmark made from the spine etc.

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Yes, you most certainly can. Have a look at our commissions page.

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