Store Policies


Payment Methods Accepted

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Paypal, Check, or Money Order.



Purchases may be returned for any reason for up to 14 days after receipt provided they are returned in the same condition as they were received. Please make return arrangements within 14 days of receipt if the item is not as described. When returning an item we ask only that: 1) You notify us within this time period that you will be returning the item; and 2) that you repackage the item in the same manner as it arrived. Shipping costs will also be refunded if the book is returned because condition is not as described. We will gladly send e-photos of any aspect of the book prior to sale. We want fully-informed and satisfied customers.


Carnelian Antiquarian Booksellers adheres to the professional description and customer service standards of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.


Signed Books

 We are not experts in authentication of signatures. If we have expert opinions, we will cite them in the book descriptions. Buyers are welcome to seek outside authority; we will accept return for full unconditional refund, of signed books in the same condition sold, for up to a year.