Terms & Conditions


Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Classic bindings Ltd.’s relationship with you in relation to this website.

The term ‘Classic bindings Ltd.’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 61 Cambridge Street, London SW1V 4PS. Our company registration number is 3268512. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without Classic bindings Ltd.’s prior written consent.

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Scotland and Wales.


Classic Bindings Ltd is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association (ABA) of Great Britain, the Provincial Booksellers's Association (PBFA), and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and abides by their trading terms.

Sales Tax:

There is no additional sales tax to be paid as printed books are zero rated for VAT. Our VAT registration number is GB562 2080 66.

If you live outside the UK, you are responsible for any relevant import duties or import sales tax that may be due for import into your particular country. Neither Classic Bindings Ltd. nor their carriers can held responsible for payment of these.


All items remain the property of Classic Bindings Ltd until payment has been received as cleared funds.


Our prices are fixed in sterling. Any prices provided by the currency calculator should be used for guideline purposes only. The exact selling price is the sterling price.


It is not possible for courier deliveries to be made to a P.O. Box address.

Unless particularly requested, all delivers are made using a 'signature on delivery' service.

All deliveries are insured by Classic Bindings Ltd. against loss or damage in transit (excluding any non-trackable items). If there is serious damage to any book on arrival please record with a photograph so that proof can be provided as necessary.


Any item can be returned with ten days of purchase if found to to be unsatisfactory for any reason or not fitting the specified description. We will refund the full purchase cost of the book on its return.

Offering Books for Sale:

We are always interested in acquiring books of comparable quality to the ones we list on our website. If you wish to offer books for sale we require the following information:

  • The author's name.
  • The title exactly as it appears on the printed title page (inside the book, not the front cover).
  • Edition number if stated.
  • The place of publication, name of publisher, and date, if any, of publication.
  • The binding (leather, board, cloth, dust jacket, etc).
  • Any major defects (torn pages, stains, broken joints, etc.
  • Please feel free to send photographs, but keep the combined attachments to less than 5MB per message. (Our email server will bounce any messages over this size).

Due to the high volume of email we receive each day, we cannot always reply to every offer. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, you can assume we are in interested in purchasing your book. We always respond by email in the first instance.


We regret we cannot offer valuations at this time.

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