Frequently Asked Questions

CONDITION GUIDE:-

 

 

OUR GRADING GUIDE:-
 
 
VG = Very Good (typical used paperback, a few creases etc.)
 
G = Good (worn, creased but intact and readable)
 
P = Poor (very, very worn but complete/readable)
 
+ & - [plus & minus] are used liberally on grades Good and Very Good.
 
 
 

ABBREVIATIONS USED ON SOME LISTINGS:-

 

A few of the abbreviations we use are:-
 
f/c: & b/c: = front cover & back cover, an "*" = U.S. pb. imported by us into U.K., [U] = A U.S. pb. acquired in the UK.
 
[P] = a stills insert in pb.,[L] = Large book, [HB d/w] = hardback with dust wrapper.
 
In the "NOTES" section after the book description are usually names of a couple of members of the film or Television programme cast or occasionally the Director.

POSTAGE OVERVIEW:-

 

Postage rates are split into four basic bands.
 
United Kingdom
  
  
 
 
 
U.K. - The vast majority of paperbacks will go 1st. class letter post, on occasion when an order is particularly heavy or Hardbacks are involved we will use Parcel Post.  We may have to request an additional amount if parcel is extremely heavy but this is uncommon.
 
 
 
 
EUROPE
 
EUROPE (incl. Eire) - Most orders go Air Mail Printed Papers but again very heavy orders may need additional postage.
 
 
 
 
 
USA CANADA
U.S.A./CANADA - The vast majority of paperbacks will go Air Mail Printed Papers, heavy orders (esp. Hardbacks) will go Printed Papers Surface Mail, however this can be upgraded to Air Mail with payment of additional postage.
 
 
 
 
 
REST OF THE WORLD
REST OF THE WORLD - The vast majority of paperbacks will go Air Mail Printed Papers, heavy orders (esp. Hardbacks) will go Printed Papers Surface Mail, however this can be upgraded to Air Mail with payment of additional postage.
 
 
 
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