Services & Terms

Other Services

In addition to selling books, we can provide other book related services such as valuations for insurance or estate, assistance on developing a collection and cataloguing, assistance on selling a collection and commission sales. Please contact us to discuss further.

Selling to Us - We Buy Books and accept Consignments

We are always interested in buying collections or collectible individual titles in the areas of interest listed on the Browse page.  We will accept consignments of books with terms depending on type and value.  Please contact us to discuss.

Terms of Sales

All items offered on line or in catalogues are subject to prior sale.  We strive to keep the online lists up to date.  If an item that you are interested in has been sold, we may be able to find another copy for you.  Please contact us to discuss.

We strive to describe all of the items accurately and to meet ABAA and IOBA professional standards.  If you are unsure of the description or have other questions, please contact us.   Trade discount for most items is available.


We accept PayPal, all major credit cards, checks, money orders and purchase orders from institutions.  We will also invoice to clients known to us. We will generally ship after payment has been received and checks cleared.

The appropriate State sales tax will be charged unless you have a valid resale certificate on file with us or otherwise exempt.

The online payment information is secure using the latest encryption to protect your information.  The credit card information is not saved on file.  If you prefer, you can contact us by phone to arrange for payment.


All books ordered on line are returnable for any reason within 14 days of receipt, as long as they are returned in the same condition.  Buyer will be responsible for return shipping, unless item is not as described.  Please contact us if you are retuning the book to let us know or for advise on packing.  We will issue a refund to you in the same method as you paid or by check.


Shipping is free, for orders greater than $50.00, through USPS media mail to any Continental United States address, otherwise at USPS media mail cost.

We also ship Priority USPS in the United States and internationally.  Shipping will include insurance and tracking.  Shipping will be charged at cost. For International shipping any customs duties, VAT or other international shippment fees are the repsonsibility of the Buyer, and if packages are unclaimed, the shipping charge will be retained by the seller.

All books will be carefully wrapped and securely packed to avoid any shipping damage.  Please let us know if the package arrives with visible damage.