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  • Items may be returned within thirty days of purchase by prior arrangement for any reason. Should it be because of error on the part of Leo Cadogan Rare Books, their agents or shippers, shipping costs for the return will also be refunded. If, after thirty days, material faults in cataloguing are discovered, or items are not received as described, we will still by prior agreement accept a return, and pay shipping costs.
  • Items requiring UK government export licence to leave the country (usually for us manuscripts over 50 years old and high-value printed books) are not shipped abroad until that document has been received by us.
  • Printed books are zero-rated in the UK for VAT. Materials subject to VAT within the UK (including unbound manuscripts, prints, and various other types of material) will have that charged to UK buyers.
  • We do not charge foreign taxes on our website. These may still be charged by the receiving country. Paying any charges is the responsibility of the buyer.
  • Goods remain property of Leo Cadogan Rare Books until payment has been received in full.
  • Where items have by mutual agreement been shipped with an (unpaid) invoice, we would expect that to be paid within thirty days unless agreed otherwise.
  • For any other issues please consult our FAQ or ask us directly.
  • We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association, and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers and abide by their codes of ethics (ABA, ILAB). These organisations would be the first port of call for any complaint that we have been unable to resolve.