Summer Sale FAQ

Is everything 50% off?  

Almost everything available for purchase through our website is 50% off. Exceptions include: books published after June 1, 2022 in the US; not-yet-published books; and Visualizing Dunhuang: The Lo Archive Photographs of the Mogao and Yulin Caves; Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World; and The Atlas of Ancient Rome: Biography and Portraits of the City. Simply enter code PUP22 in your shopping cart and the discount will be applied to your order.

Can my order include books that are not yet in print? 

Yes, your order can include books published after June 1, 2022, however the discount only applies to the books referenced above.

Can my order include books that are not included in the sale? 

Yes, you can add non-sale books to your cart and check out with those books in the same order. Please note that those books will be priced at the full retail price. 

Can I combine the 50% off discount with other offers? 

No, the 50% discount is not combinable with other offers. 

Is there a limit to the number of books I can order? 

There is no order limit on this offer. 

I placed my order and entered the discount code, but the order total is incorrect. 

We suggest deleting the order and trying again. Be sure the code you are using is correct and remember that the discount applies only to in-print books, with some exclusions. 

Is shipping included in the 50% discount? 


  • Yes, free shipping is included in this offer for almost all orders.  

  • Given the current logistic challenges and associated increase in costs, we are unable to offer free shipping at this time to Asia, Australia/ New Zealand, Canada, Latin America, or South Asia. We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience and will continue to research shipping solutions for future sales.

Can I ship my order outside of North America? 

Yes, the 50% off sale is available worldwide. 

I am shipping a book to the UK or Europe. Must I supply a billing address in the UK or EU? 

Yes, for books shipped to the UK or Europe, a UK or European billing address is required. 

My order is shipping outside of the United States. Will I be charged any additional fees? 

Print book prices quoted exclude taxes and tariffs. If the destination country applies tariffs or taxes on print books, you may be required to pay the VAT or GST amount to the carrier who will advance that import VAT payment to the relevant authorities on your behalf. Any other applicable tariff, duty, taxes or customs clearance charges required by the destination country for importing consumer goods are your responsibility and will be charged to you by your carrier. 

My books have not yet arrived. Who should I contact for more information? 

Books will ship from one of our warehouses, so please direct any queries about delivery directly to them. 

  • Customers in North America, Central and South America, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand should please contact 
  • Customers in the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, and Africa should please contact 

Does the discount apply to e-books and audiobooks? 

While most of our books are available as e-books and many are also Princeton audio books, the discount does not apply to these formats. However, stay connected to learn more about our new ebook and Princeton Audio service, which is coming soon! 

The sale ended before I had a chance to make a purchase. Is there a way I can take advantage of the sale after June 30, 2022? 

If you attempted to use the 50% discount after the sale ends on June 30, 2022 at midnight EST and received an expiration message, please consider subscribing to our newsletter for special offers and news about our biannual sales. You may subscribe here: