We sell old books and out of print publications.
In this website you can search in our inventory and find more than 50.000 titles. You can use input fields as title, author, publisher, year.
We show in the website how many copies of each title are available. Since the books are actually in our warehouse we can ship them right away, without any waiting period.
Please remember we have just one copy for most of the books. Therefor we recommend prompt ordering if a book interests you. We sell very actively from our site and do our best to keep it updated and current.
Our inventory is diverse and continually changing as we are constantly buying and selling. We will be adding to these sites on a regular basis: daily monday-friday.
We describe books in Italian.
Complete English translation is available on enquiry (and also French and German).
|br. or bross.||original wrappers / paper wrappers|
|ed. or edit.||original|
|ed. orig.||first edition|
|p., pp.||leaf, leaves|
|sovr. or sovracc.||dust jacket|
|tit. oro||gilt title|
|tr. d'uso||marks of use|
Our books are in collector condition. We define books ''perfect'' or ''used'' depending on their status. Here's how:
Perfetto: perfect, flawless. A book in original condition, as it was released from the publisher, clean text, tight binding. It's like English definition ''N - As New''.
Ottimo: very good, almost flawless. A book in slightly less crisp condition then As New. The book is clean with a solid binding. It's like English definition ''F - Fine'' or ''NF - Near Fine''.
Fresco: fresh. A book showing general wear, as expected with its age. It's like English definition ''VG - Very Good''.
Buono: good. A book showing general wear, as expected with its age showing some signs of having been read, some minor shelfwear.< It's like English definition ''G or Good''.
Usato: used. A very worn copy, with contents possibly loose, but complete unless otherwise noted. It's like English definition ''P or Poor''
Dustjacket is alway mentioned in the description if has been preserved.
Any defects are noted in the description.
Foreign customers (non Italian) may choose:
Italian customers may choose:
We will post books to Europe, America, Asia, Australia.
Postal rates depend on weight and destination.
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We ship from Tuesday to Saturday and try to ship within 24/48 hours of receipt of payment.
All our books are treated with care and packaged carefully to eliminate the risk of damage during transit, and we aim to despatch next working day.
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We do not share any data whatsoever of any sort about our customers with anyone for any reason.
We do not store credit card numbers on our computers.
We are glad to keep a long relationship with our readers and we are proud of all the positive feedbacks they send us in all these years.
We describe with as much accuracy and detail as possible the books: virtually everyone who orders from us is delighted with their purchase. Our customers' satisfaction is very important and we do our best to solve any problem may occur.
In case goods supplied are flawed or have been misdescribed contact us within 7 days of receipt. We'll arrange together the best solution:
- return and refund of total cost of the book
- compensation with partial refund in Euro (PayPal, check or cash)
- discount on next order
All items ordered via the website are returnable within 15 days of receipt, provided they are returned with proper packaging and insurance at sender's expense: please call or e-mail us first.