Book Sellers

Book Sellers

Ordering for Booksellers:

The Vanishing Wheelchair, Inc. welcomes direct orders for print books.  Please send orders by e-mail/fax/phone to ensure that your bookseller’s wholesale discount is applied.

Booksellers wishing to establish a new account should contact:
T.J. Shimeld


Discount Policy for Booksellers:

Standard Discount: 20%. For single-title orders. Payment is expected to accompany the order. All orders are returnable (see below).

Booksignings: 40%. Limited to ISBN specific to the event. Limited overstock returns privileges (within 60 days).

Specialty Discount:  40% on bulk orders of 5 to 49 copies (non-returnable).  50% on bulk orders of 50 copies or more (non-returnable).


Payment Terms for Booksellers:

New accounts are expected to prepay. Once a credit history is established, booksellers may order with terms of net 30 days.


Shipping for Booksellers:

All customers pay shipping. UPS ground delivery is used most frequently, but alternative and expedited shipping methods are available upon request.

Within the U.S., the default shipping method is UPS ground. The shipping charge is based on the weight of the parcel and the delivery location. If your business has an account with UPS and you would prefer UPS Consignee or UPS Collect billing, please specify.

Outside the U.S., please inquire with The Vanishing Wheelchair for current rates for shipping directly to your area.


Returns for Booksellers:

For returns of overstock:

  • Books may not be returned more than 12 months from the date of the invoice.
  • Returned copies must be clean, saleable, and carefully packed.
  • A credit memo will be issued. Credit may not be used until it has been issued by McFarland.


For misshipments, defective books, or short shipments:

  • Claims must be made not more than 60 days from the date of the invoice.


Books that are returned erroneously will not receive credit. The Vanishing Wheelchair retains the right of final decision in determining the saleability and condition of returned books. Returns should be directed to:

T.J. Shimeld
The Vanishing Wheelchair, Inc.
1129 Allman Ridge Road
Morganton, NC  28655
Phone: 828-645-2941