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20 Ants Fine Books IOBA

About 20 Ants Fine Books IOBA

Specializing in Fine Press, Interesting Non-Fiction, Limited Editions, Literature, and Small Press.

20 Ants Fine Books offers fine press, small press, limited editions, literature, and eclectic categories that strike our fancy. Serving readers, collectors, and institutions since 1998.

I began selling books in 1995 as a sideline in a co-owned antiques and modern design open shop and on CompuServe and Usenet in those early days of online bookselling. I formed 20 Ants Fine Books in 1998, selling online and by catalog to my customer list. I maintain an intentionally minimal stock of books I consider to be of merit and interest. I've changed the focus of my stock more than once to accommodate changes in the market and now focus on building a stock of fine press books and examples of the book arts. As stated, I believe in presenting books of merit and offer collectors, at all levels, books and ephemera that may speak to them.

I have been a member of International Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) since 2004 and have served the organization in many ways: President in 2007, Editor of the IOBA Standard, member of the Internet Committee, and Webmaster. I'm contributing to the 'new' ioba.org and see a bright future for what the site offers to the public and how it can serve the membership.

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Michael Watson
Williamsville, New York 14221-4417
United States

Terms of Sale for 20 Ants Fine Books IOBA

As members of Independent Online Booksellers Association, we adhere to its Code of Ethics and strive for the best outcomes for our customers. We're focused on your satisfaction and guarantee all items to be as described. We accept returns, within 10 days, for any reason. Please contact us first at books@20ants.com and we will help you arrange the return. All items subject to prior sale. We prefer to conduct all transactions through Biblio's system. Biblio may charge sales tax that is applicable to your state or locale. Shipping by USPS is preferred and shipping by FedEx and UPS is available. Heavier items may incur an additional shipping charge. Items valued at $100 and above are shipped Signature Required. International shipping is available to most countries and the buyer is responsible for all duties, tariffs, taxes, or fees charged by the receiving country or shipping carrier. When practical, we ship USPS to international customers so that they do not incur the brokerage fees of other carriers. We state the correct type and value of the item(s) for customs purposes. We will refund the item's price and shipping fees both ways if an item was misdescribed . For other returns we will refund the item's price, only. Any returned item must be the specific item originally shipped to you, in the same condition as originally shipped, insured for the full original value, and securely packed to ensure damage-free delivery to us.
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