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About Appleby Books

Established in 1983, Appleby Books is located in Los Angeles, California. We specialize in collectible and rare Children's Books in first edition with additional stock in out-of-print children's books. We also carry a variety of books in other subject areas.

Terms of sale for Appleby Books

We accept Visa, Mastercard and Discover, personal checks in U.S. funds drawn on a U.S. bank, and USPS money orders. We appreciate you allowing us to process your credit card, rather than Biblio. Books may be reserved for one week if mailing payment (please inquire). Libraries and institutions may be billed.

Items are returnable within seven days of receipt for any reason. Prior notification is requested. Returned items must be in the same condition as we sent to you.

We will quote very large or heavy books which may incur an additional fee. Express mail is available on request.

U.S. SHIPMENTS are sent via USPS media mail (7 to 30 days) at $4.50 the first book and $1.50 each additional volume. We discount shipping on multi-book orders when possible. Shipping via USPS priority mail (2 to 3 business days) is $12.00 or less. Charges are reduced when possible, as when a flat-rate priority envelope or small flat-rate box ($6.00) can be used. Shipments within California will be charged state sales tax at 8.75%.

CANADA & MEXICO SHIPMENTS are sent at cost + a small handling fee ($1 or less) via USPS global priority (6 to 10 business days - may be longer due to customs delays) at $24.25 (for a 3-pound parcel) or less to Canada and $27.75 or less to Mexico. Charges are reduced when possible, as when a flat-rate priority envelope can be used ($12.25). First class international for parcels up to 4 lbs is also available (no tracking), often at a lower rate (delivery times and rates vary by destination).

INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS are sent at cost + a small handling fee ($1 or less) via USPS global priority (6 to 10 business days - may be longer due to customs delays) at $36.00 (for a 3-pound parcel) or less. Charges are reduced when possible, as when a flat-rate priority envelope can be used ($14.50). First class international for parcels up to 4 lbs is also available (no tracking), often at a lower rate (delivery times and rates vary by destination).

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Appleby Books specializes in 20th Century Children's Books, Children's Classics, Children's Illustrated, Childrens, Collectible Children's Books, Rare Children's Books
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  • Appleby Books

    1007 N. Avenue 51
    Los Angeles, California 90042-2328 USA
  • Biblio member since: 2003-03-09
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  • Phone number: (323) 258-2767