Forms of Payment: Payment of purchase price, including hammer price, buyer's premium, and applicable taxes, is due in full at time of sale. Payment may be made by cash, or approved personal or business check. Checks may be required to clear their issuing financial institutions before shipment or removal of purchases. Unless exempt by law, all sales are subject to Virginia Sales Tax, now levied at a rate of five percent [5%]. Purchasers issuing returned checks are subject to a returned check fee [minimum $25.00] including any associated expenses and may be considered in default.
Condition, Descriptions & Authenticity: ACCURACY OF DESCRIPTIONS AND AUTHENTICITY. QW has made every effort to accurately describe and catalog all property to be sold. Major defects, where evident, have been noted, along with comments regarding overall condition. However, it behooves the serious bidder to examine the property personally during the established preview times offered before sale. QW assumes no risk, liability, or responsibility for the accuracy of description, identification, weight, count, or measurement, or the verification of authenticity, authorship, or previous ownership, of any property listed in its catalogs, advertisements, lists of sale, or announcements. The descriptions of all property appearing in this catalog and any associated advertising, lists of sale, or announcements, is believed to be accurate. Nevertheless, no information or description of any kind with regard to property listed shall be construed as a warranty, either expressed or implied. Therefore, all property is sold as is.
Shipping of Books, Autographs: Only Books, and select other smaller items, will be packed and shipped by Quinn's & Waverly Auctions Staff. Each individual book is carefully hand wrapped, and packed with wrapping to fill medium size boxes. Please contact for details.
Invoices will be emailed by the Tuesday following the sale, at the latest. Payment is expected within 5 days of receipt of this invoice.
There will be a minimum $10 packing fee per box included in your shipping quote. To estimate shipping charges, assume that the average book weighs 3 pounds; large books can be in excess of 10 pounds. We include approximately 10 average size books per box. Go to Fedex and quote your desired shipping service with your estimated weight. Don't forget to include the $10 per box handling fee.
Special shipping instructions cannot be guaranteed unless arrangements are made before or immediately following the sale. Buyers may choose to have a third party pick up and pack their books. You may contact The UPS Store (703) 536-1000, or Craters & Freighters (703) 796-0180. Quinn's assumes no liability for items lost or damaged in shipping.
Buyer's Premium: A buyer's premium of 21% will be added to the hammer price of each lot sold. The buyer's final purchase price per lot is the total of the lot hammer price, the lot buyer's premium, and any applicable taxes.
Sales taxes on Purchases: The Virginia sales tax, Currently levied at a rate of [5%], is applied to the total purchase price of each lot unless exempt by law. International bidders are responsible for any and all country-specific taxes.
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