Please Note our stock is based in Cape Town, South Africa. Rare Collections is a company founded on the passion for books, the written word and the treasures contained within their pages. We specialize in rare collectable items, predominantly sourced from the USA and Europe. We have a wide area of interest, but have a particular focus in fine press books, modern first editions, speculative fiction (sci-fi, fantasy, horror and gothic literature), natural science, prints and related ephemera. We have an extensive catalogue of available titles; some of which are not on our website.
We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.
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Our standard shipping is UNTRACKED parcel airmail rates. The amount is for a package of 1kg or less and larger books / parcel may attract additional cost. Delivery is typically in 7-21 days, depending on available flights and Covid restrictions. Our shipments are routed via the UK.
Expedited Rates Our expedited shipping is a TRACKED courier service. The amount is for a package of 1kg or less and larger books / parcel may attract additional cost. Delivery is typically in 4-10 days, depending on available flights and Covid restrictions. Our shipments are routed via the UK. We always offer consolidated options for multiple orders and some items do have free shipping or special conditions, which will be noted in our description. If you are charged the wrong shipping rate in these cases, we will process a refund. All international packages will be shipped via Standard or Tracked Mail according to your choice. All local (South African) packages will be couriered via tracked mail. All international and local purchases are packed for shipping/courier to a very high standard. Shipping and delivery dates are estimates only and cannot be guaranteed. We are not liable for any delays in shipments.