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Our Money Back Guarantee

We guarantee that all of our new and used books are in good reading condition.

Whether buying or selling used books, we have very high standards. By enforcing strict quality guidelines, we can guarantee that every book we sell is a good reading copy.


In-store purchases of used items may be returned for store credit within 5 days of purchase. New items still in new condition may be returned either for store credit or via the original payment method. Please note that we do not accept returns on the following:

  • 1. Orders for books in quantities of 10 or more (of the same title).
  • 2. Orders for books in quantities of 5 or more (of the same title) exceeding a sum of $200.
  • 3. New books containing software, CDs, DVDs, cassettes, or other electronic media that have been opened.

Online purchases will be refunded via the original payment method. If you're not satisfied, simply return the book in its original condition within 30 days of receipt. Shipping charges will be refunded if the fault was ours.PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE SHIPPING YOUR RETURN.

Returns should be directed to:

Books With A Past
Attn: Returns
2465 MD Route 97
Glenwood, MD 21738

100% satisfaction is our goal: ordering, shipping, customer service and selection.

Contact Us immediately if you are not happy and we promise we will do our best to make it right!

Mt. Airy

116 South Main Street
Mount Airy, MD 21771
(410) 489 2705
Tuesday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm


Historic Savage Mill

8600 Foundry Street
Savage, MD 20763
(443) 753 3131
Monday - Sunday: 11am - 5pm