Thank you for your kind response. As it turns out, I was able to visit the Argosy on Tuesday. In fact, I arrived shortly after opening and stayed most of the morning, making a number of purchases. I notice that you wrote to me a 10:34 AM, meaning that I was in the store when you sent me an email. One of life's many coincidences... Again, many thanks for your courteous response. Best regards, until my next visit!
I *Just* got the books. Satisfied is way too common a word. Superlative is way to low to describe the condition of the books. I am astonished! You have under-graded their condition. They are "As New", they have never been read! I have been collecting books for some 40 years. There is no remnant of thumbing through the pages. The spines are mint, and the covers and corners are immaculate. I am grateful to you for the low cost of these volumes, and they shall be well read (except for the Latin passages, at least until I have gained some fluency in that as-of-yet unexplored language, though I have a passing acquaintance with it). You have gained a life long client! Many thanks for the great pack job, as the USPS was none to gentle with the box. It was somewhat "ventilated" when they put it on my doorstep. But the books held up very very well. Sincerely Yours,