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Acme Book & Anvil

West Orange, New Jersey, USA

Acme Book & Anvil specializes in Antiquarian, Golden Age Of Illustration, Natural History, Social Sciences

About Acme Book & Anvil

We took a sabbatical to trade in vintage musical gear and hunt wild mushrooms, as one does, and during the whirlwind of it all, we got heavily into original books with color plates from the Golden Age of Illustration, meaning from roughly 1900 until the last really nice stuff in that lineage from the late 1930s (including late works by Harry Clarke and Arthur Rackham and credible reprint editions of earlier titles). Yes, we have fun. Our official métier is out-of-print academic books, leaning in a general way toward the social sciences and Continental philosophy.

In actual practice, a lot of those books are presently hanging out in boxes waiting to be listed, with some boxes of fiction first editions (along an Updike-Cheever sort of continuum, with a García Márquez-Calvino cross-axis) and the cargo of splendid Edwardian illustrated gift books, as above. The takeaway: Got a lot coming up here.

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Acme Book & Anvil

West Orange, NJ 07052 USA

Terms of sale for Acme Book & Anvil

We have a 30-day return guarantee with full refund. The refund includes original shipping costs only if the item is not as described in the listing, or under the theoretical possibility that it arrived damaged due to some error in packing. Unfortunately, it can't cover acts of hijinx by third-party shipping concerns -- for example, if a package sent through USPS were to be beaten up by a team of gorillas à la that iconic 1970s luggage commercial that everyone mistakenly remembers as an ad for Samsonite. It was for American Tourister -- we just checked because we're thorough that way.

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