International editions of textbooks
What’s an International Edition textbook?
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An International Edition textbook is simply the international counterpart to a US Edition. Most international editions have slightly different covers, many have different ISBNs on the outside covers (although some have the same ISBN as the US edition on the inside), but are still printed on high-quality paper.
International Edition textbooks may have an international label on the cover.
These books were originally created to be sold in different regions, like Europe. International Edition textbooks have the same pagination and contents as the US Edition. All units, page numbers, and problem sets are guaranteed to be the same, or your money back.
In some cases, the book is exactly identical in all respects to the US Edition, except for the word “International” printed on the cover.
If you are unsatisfied with your International Edition book for any reason, you may return it for a 100% refund of the item cost.
Why do you sell International Edition textbooks?
Disgruntlement over textbook costs has been growing in the United States as prices have risen. As veterans of the textbook industry, we’ve seen a massive increase in demand for both used textbooks and especially international edition textbooks by students who are tired of paying $95.00 for an economics book or $140.00 for a chemistry book. They’re happier buying the same book for $50.00 as an international edition.
Why are International Edition textbooks so much cheaper?
Just like prescription medicine, textbooks are much cheaper overseas than in the US. TextbookRush gets a hold of these books and passes the savings on to you!
Do you buy back International Edition textbooks?
Yes! Just visit our buyback page at the end of your quarter or semester, type in the ISBN of your book and select the international edition copy. We buy back all types of books everyday, and we even pay for your shipping!
Do International Editions come with CDs and online access codes?
In most cases, yes. In some cases, the CD may not be included. Most professors do not require these materials since many used books do not come with them. The only way we can guarantee that the book will come with the associated supplemental materials is to purchase a brand new US Student Edition of the edition that comes with the supplements.
Is it legal to buy International Edition textbooks?
Yes! Textbook publishers would love to have people think otherwise, but courts have time and again asserted your right to purchase international editions. Still unsure? The United States Supreme Court recently ruled on this issue. You can read a New York Times article about their decision.
This all sounds great, but I’m still not sure.
All page numbers and problem sets in your International Edition textbook are guaranteed to be exactly the same as the US edition, or your money back! If you are unsatisfied with your International Edition book for any reason, you may return it for a 100% refund of the item cost.
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