TERMS AND CONDITIONS
TERMS OF SALE: Books will be shipped on receipt of payment.
We accept personal cheques, Canadian or International Money Orders and PayPal
Cheques and Money Orders must by made payable to Art Philp
All our prices are in Canadian $ and [include] GST [We accept credit cards only thru Pay Pal] US funds at current rate.
CONDITION: We have attempted to be as discriminating about a book's condition as possible and if anything, have been a bit over critical. We have not used the terms "mint" or "as new" although many are such and are identified as f. (fine). Dust jackets, where present are identified as to condition as well. Eg: f/vg would be a book in fine condition in a very good dust jacket. A full description of abbreviations used in this catalog can be found below. If upon receiving a book, you find its condition to be other than as stated, it may be returned within 10 days for a full refund.
ORDERING: Telephone 9am to 9pm (7 days) or e-mail us. If we are not available to take your call, the answering service will pick it up. All calls are returned in the order they are received. We check our e-mail several times a day and will confirm e-mail orders by return e-mail. (Please make sure we have your full mailing address - area code - and telephone number)
[Canada & The US Lower 48 States] We use Canada/US Post $15.00 for the first book plus $3.00 per additional book in the same shipment.
[All other destinations] Prices on request. [Oversize books may require additional shipping costs, we will let you know when ordering.
Insurance-$1.50 for each $100.00 or portion thereof (minimum $1.50)
LIST OF TERMS & ABBREVIATIONS
-----/----- book/dust jacket
f. (Fine) New or appears as new - Barely any signs of wear.
vg. (Very Good) Well cared for with only very minimal signs of wear or defects
g. (Good) Definitely been around, but intact and aside from its obvious signs of wear, a decent copy with no major faults.
Sizes By Height
64mo - up to 3"
18mo - 5" to 6"
8vo - 8" to 10"
32mo - 3" to 4"
16mo - 6" to 7"
4to - 10" to 12"
24mo - 4" to 5"
12mo - 7" to 8"
folio - 12" to 15"
elephant folio is larger than 15"
* Unless otherwise stated, all books in our catalog are 8vo
Other Abbreviations Used In Our Catalog
aeg All edges gilded
b/w Black & White
dj Dust Jacket
(ed) Edited by
eps End papers
ex lib Library copy
ffep Front free end paper
inscrib Inscribed by author
nd No date
pos Previous owner's stamp / signature
sgn Signed by author
teg Top edge gilded
wrps Soft Cover / Paperback