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About Purpora Books

Purpora Books is a full-time business specializing in literature first editions, signed copies, poetry broadsides and fine press. Over 50% of our inventory is devoted to Canadian authors. We are committed to finding and providing our customers the nicest and most interesting copies available. Our bookroom is open by appointment - please phone ahead. We are always interested in buying books, from single collectible items to complete libraries. We also have a selection of over 4,000 additional books at Browns Books, a general used book store in north Burnaby near the Vancouver border (3740 Hastings Street).

Terms of sale for Purpora Books

Upon receiving your order, books will be held until payment is received: cheque, money order, or PayPal, or payment via Biblio.com's options. Shipping: by surface mail within Canada, add $12.00 US for the first book (there is no additional charge for extra books shipped within Canada); for airmail service to the U.S. (note there is no longer surface mail service to the U.S. A. from Canada) add $15.00 US for the first book, and $10.00 for each additional book; for international surface mail, add $15.00 US for the first book, or for international airmail, add $35.00 US. For customers in Canada, the HST/GST is included in the price. Shipping costs are based on books weighing up to 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required; conversely, thin, light books will ship for less in Canada and the U.S.A. (adjustment to the shipping charge will be made after receiving your order at the default rate). All books are shipped well protected. Reciprocal discount offered to the trade. Book condition is based on the following guidelines: Fine - a copy with only a very minor flaw and may actually be new and unread; Near Fine - a copy with a more significant flaw or several minor flaws and/or with an overall feel and appearance of a lightly used book; Very Good - a more worn copy but still in collectible condition. Book plates, remainder marks, previous owner names, price-clipped dust jackets and store stamps are always mentioned. A scan of a book cover is available upon request.� 30 day return guarantee, with full refund including shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged. Please notify Purpora Books prior to return.

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  • Purpora Books
    1805 Butler Road
    Comox, British Columbia V9M 4B4 CAN
  • Biblio member since: 2009-05-31
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  • Phone number: 250-890-1077

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