Terms of Sale

All books and ephemera items are subject to prior sale and may be reserved by phone or email at (617)-721-1317 or info@32.1rarebooks.com. We guarantee the condition of every item as it's described. 

 All books are first editions/first printings unless otherwise noted. Items are returnable for any reason within 14 days of the delivery date provided they are returned in the same condition they were sent. Please notify us if you wish to initiate a return at (617)-721-1317 or info@32.1rarebooks.com 

Dust-jacketed books are are carefully packed and covered in archival mylar jacket protectors.

Customary reciprocal courtesies are offered to the trade. If you have a tax number,  please email it to us or put it into the notes at checkout. Institutions may be billed/invoiced according to their needs. 

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, PayPal and Venmo. We kindly ask that you include your email, phone and address in any communication. 


New Jersey residents please note that all purchases will have 6.625% sales tax added to their order. For the rest of the United States, your purchases are subject to use tax in your state.

International customers are responsible for any Value Added Tax [VAT] costs. We do not collect VAT, Goods and Service Tax [GST] and related taxes for international locations. While an increasing number of countries are imposing taxes on low-value items, we generally do not meet the value thresholds and onerous regulations for collecting and remitting these taxes are imposed on the seller.  Additionally,  books are non-taxable in many countries. 


We process orders and generally ship within 2 business days, using USPS, FedEx and UPS.

All orders shipped to destinations within the United States will ship per standard USPS Media Mail; typical delivery times are between 5 and 14 business days.  Shipping terms/costs are based on packages weighing approximately 3 pounds. Larger or heavier books may require additional postage and we will contact you if additional postage is required. Other expidited Domestic and International shipping options are availabe. If you have any shipping questions, please contact us for more information. 

Note: there are widespread delays in both international and domestic shipping. We are working to mitigate the impact of these known delays.