The Rare Books Mailing List
RULES FOR POSTING DEALERS
MOST IMPORTANTLY You must be subscribed to the list in order to
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-Only booksellers offering books for sale according to the rules
outlined below may post to the list. This is not an open
-Every subscribing dealer is allowed two posts per day, with a
maximum of 10 books per posting. We encourage dealers to post
groups of books which are of a similar subject matter within a
-Dealers must own the books they offer for sale, or have the
explicit permission of the owner to offer them for sale.
-Send all "For Sale" posts to
<firstname.lastname@example.org> and be sure to put a
brief descriptive header in the subject line of the header of
-The [RARE-BOOKS] tag is attached by the list software; please
do not put it in.
-Dealers are asked to describe the condition of their books,
guarantee the accuracy of their descriptions and offer a full
refund for misdescribed items.
-Each dealer's posting must have a Terms of Sale statement which
includes the following information
1. Means available to customers for ordering Phone, and/or
2. A mailing address.
3. Ordering terms (Check With Order, Libraries billed, etc.),
and acceptable means of payment (Checks, Credit Cards, etc.)
4. Statement of applicable sales tax.
5. Returns policy.
News & Announcements:
Dealers may also post notes regarding new catalogs or website
updates, but are expected to use restraint and common sense in
the frequency of such posts.
If you have any questions please contact Forrest Proper at
If you have read the rules and have no questions, please make
sure your address is subscribed, and then send an email to
email@example.com with the words "posting
application" in the subject line. You will get a return
email when your address has been enabled to post.