Availability: All items are sold on a first come first served basis. Anything sold directly through this website is instantly removed from the database, but keep in mind that we do also sell through other online venues, and of course here in the store. On rare occasions the item you want may be unavailable.
Payment: We accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express on our secure server. If you wish to pay via Paypal or with a check (U.S. dollars drawn on a U.S. bank) that is no problem, but funds must clear our bank before we ship your order. Libraries and educational institutions may be invoiced for purchases - please supply a purchase order number.
Terms: Prices are net, and do not include shipping charges. Sales tax will be added for all residents of New York State.
Domestic Shipping: Books: USPS Media Mail is $3.99 for the first volume and $2.00 for each additional volume. USPS Priority Mail is $11.00 for the first volume and $3.00 for each additional volume. UPS is $14.00 for the first volume and $3.00 for each additional volume. UPS 2nd Day or Overnight is available, at cost. Please contact us directly for the exact price.
Maps, Prints & Framed Autographs: Unless you request otherwise, maps and prints are always packed flat with plenty of protective cardboard. The minimum cost for dimensional weight UPS (large but light) is $20.00.
Overseas Shipping: All packages sent Airmail via DHL, TNT, FED-EX, or USPS. Fees are based on our actual costs, determined by the weight, size and final destination of your package. We will select the least expensive method, but the average cost is between $35 and $45. We will contact you for approval ONLY IF the shipping cost is greater than $50.
Warranty & Returns: Items may be returned, within five days of receipt, if our description was inaccurate. Please notify us before returning anything, and make sure the items are carefully packed.
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Dear Argosy, Thank you for your prompt and efficient attention to my order. It has arrived safely and I am very pleased with it. It was particularly good of you to take the trouble (and expense!) to send it priority mail. - K. McIntosh