Order an Examination Copy

We are pleased to offer half-price examination copies of the following books to qualified instructors for adoption consideration. Simply select from this list, then complete and submit the form below. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery:

Graphic Design (50% off = $17.50)
               The New Basics Revised Second Edition
Thinking with Type, Second, Revised, Expanded Edition (50% off = $12.47)
               A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & Students
Graphic Design Thinking (50% off = $12.47)
               Beyond Brainstorming
Type on Screen (50% off = $12.47)
               A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Developers, and Students
Graphic Design Theory (50% off = $12.47)
               Readings from the Field
Digital Design Theory (50% off = $12.47)
               Readings from the Field
Design/Build with Jersey Devil (50% off = $12.47)
               A Handbook for Education and Practice
Materials for Design 2 (50% off = $25.00)
Manual of Section (50% off = $14.97)
Edifices de Rome Moderne (50% off = $22.50)
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Your credit card will be charged for 50% of the retail price of the book. We will refund this amount if you later adopt the book and send us confirmation from your university bookstore. For additional assistance when considering titles for adoption, please contact:

Phone: 518-671-6100 x309                                 Email: textbooks@papress.com

Please note these special conditions BEFORE submitting this form:
  1. If you have already adopted a book and want to request a complimentary desk copy, please use our Desk Copy request form instead.
  2. Do not use this form if you live outside the USA. Instead please contact textbooks@papress.com for information on course adoptions in your country.


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This book will be shipped to you for your evaluation at 50% courtesy discount plus free shipping. If you later adopt the book and send confirmation from your university bookstore, we will refund your payment to your credit card, and the book is yours to keep as your desk/instructor copy.