Posted February 5, 2016

Thank you for your prompt shipping, and followup email, as well as your very efficient and friendly customer service.  All are very much appreciated. Prior to my next purchase, I plan to utilize your LOYALTY PROGRAM.  Thank you for....

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Phaeton Books

Phaeton Books

BLACK AUTHORS (and subjects) ARE FEATURED for Black History month thru March 15 and get 1st Class (2-3 day delivery) when possible, or PRIORITY UPGRADE TO ANY order OVER $10 in black-oriented books. DO REMIND US (LOL) if not obvious. A GOOD USED or NEW BOOK MAKES FINE GIFTING - just use the QUERY SELLER at purchase to ask for free GIFT WRAP. Coming LATER IN March-April, BOOKER PRIZE FEATURED, and in May-June, the Civil War.

PLEASE NOTE: UPGRADES TO 1ST CLASS (whenever noted) MAY NOT APPLY WITHIN about 100 MILES OF NYC. There is little value to you, as they are in the same shipping area. Use our LOYALTY PROGRAM for all 6000+ TITLES. QUERY US for a discount (or shipping upgrade) on any future purchases. NOW with BASIC SHIPPING QUICKER TO UK AND EUROPE. Phaeton Books started as my own life-long collection and a book stall I had on Cape Cod (Mass.) in the nineties. While strong in US and foreign fiction, we turn to history to get an understanding of the world, and not just from an American POV. And with - travel, war, archeology, philosophy, art and oddities.

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positive comment by Michael D K on Feb 5, 2016

Smooth and swift transaction. TERRIFIC seller!

positive comment by G. Elliot on Jan 6, 2016

Excellent vendor; efficient,, excellent in communication, top rate packaging, and very timely shipping; well deserved 5 Star rating. Thank you

positive comment by Dan W on Jul 19, 2015

Outstanding service and book. I hope to deal with them in the future. The book came much more quickly than promised. Packing was very professional.

positive comment by obsessedreader on Jul 12, 2015

an amazingly speedy transaction!

positive comment by Juti W on Jun 30, 2015

Thank you for the surprise shipping upgrade. I needed this for a class and got it in plenty of time.

positive comment by Nort on Jun 28, 2015

Received sooner than expected; very carefully and securely packaged, better than new. Excellent. Thanks

positive comment by David C on Jun 18, 2015

The book arrived as described, and arrived on time. Thank you.

positive comment by Barbara on Jun 14, 2015

Excellent service. Book was exactly as described, in beautiful condition, & arrived very quickly.

positive comment by John E on May 11, 2015


positive comment by Judith P on May 8, 2015

Condition as described; excellent secure packaging; arrived first of large order; fast email confirmation too. Small thing: upgrade quality of bookmark needed - print is disintegrating, unreadable. But will certainly check their book supply in future!

positive comment by Patrick M on May 3, 2015

The book arrived within 3 days and the condition was better than advertised.

positive comment by Dana R on Mar 23, 2015

All fine. Was worried about delivery time, but delivery was quick. Thank you!

positive comment by Maine Coast Book Shop c on Mar 17, 2015

Excellent service and product...arrived promptly, carefully packed and in condition promised.

positive comment by Gary M on Mar 13, 2015

Book condition as described. Nicely packed and quickly delivered.

positive comment by on Feb 15, 2015

Thank you for great packing.

positive comment by Barbara B on Feb 6, 2015

Very good service.

positive comment by Pamela T on Jan 29, 2015

Thank you very much for great service and especially for providing an actual description not a formulaic unhelpful one!

positive comment by douglas v on Jan 10, 2015

Book arrived in a timely manner to my incarcerated friend in prison!

positive comment by Steve on Dec 10, 2014

Book arrived on time, in good condition and was well-packaged...Am pleased with my transaction and will buy from this bookseller again...thanks!...

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positive comment by ROBERT S on Nov 20, 2014

Book in top condition - better than expected; quick service

positive comment by George J on Oct 27, 2014

Well packaged and shipped.

positive comment by jay h on Oct 17, 2014

the book is in great condition and was well packed, thank you.

positive comment by Heidi H on Oct 4, 2014

I finally got the edition I wanted. I ordered from other booksellers and you were terrific and accurately filled the order. Thanks for your efforts.

positive comment by Robert G on Sep 5, 2014

Great seller. Aces all the way!

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