Services & Terms

Other Services

In addition to selling books, we can provide other book related services such as appraisals for insurance, estate or tax purposes, 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

We are always interested in buying collections or collectible individual titles in the areas of interest listed on the Browse page.  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 IOBA professional standards.  If you are unsure of the description or have other questions, please contact us.   Trade discount for most items is available.

Payments

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.

California sales tax will be charged unless you have a valid resale certificate on file with us or the item is shipped out of state..

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.

Returns

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

Shipping is free through USPS media mail to any United States address. We also ship Priority USPS  or UPS in the United States and internationally by UPS.  Shipping will include insurance and tracking.  Shipping will be charged at cost.

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.