Our Policies & Guarantees


Standard Shipping is free on all domestic orders. Each purchase is expertly packaged to ensure safe arrival and free gift wrapping services are available upon request.

Priority or Urgent Deliveries: We offer a wide range of rushed shipping options. Do you need your book to you by the next morning? We can get it there.

Terms of Sales

  • All items are subject to prior sale.
  • All items that are described as ‘first editions’ are first printings unless otherwise stated.
  • All items are guaranteed as described. Refunds are limited to original purchase price.
  • Any purchased item may be returned within 10 days of receipt if unsatisfactory for any reason (please notify us prior to returning)
  • Shipping and insurance charges are additional for expedited and overseas orders.
  • All packages will be shipped via USPS media mail or UPS Ground for free standard shipping.
  • We accept payment by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, check, and wire transfer. Cash is accepted for items purchased in person.

Privacy Statement

Information Collection Notice: Raptis Rare Books has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and use practices for the Raptis Rare Books website, www.raptisrarebooks.com. At Raptis Rare Books, we respect your right to privacy. The personal information you exchange with Raptis Rare Books will not be shared, sold, or disclosed to third parties in any form, for any purposes, at any time. All contact and sales information including the information about services you purchase from us will remain confidential.

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