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WHAT DO THE GRADES MEAN ?

As per Overstreet standards : -

nm - near mint: virtually perfect, only the subtlest amount of wear noticeable

vf - very fine: slight wear only, perhaps light stress or a very small light crease here or there.

fn - fine: shows some wear, but still a nice bright copy.

vgf - very good to fine: about average or slightly better with wear, creases etc, but still sound.

vg - very good: an average well read copy showing age, creases, splits etc, but solid.

gvg - good to very good: worn/creased, below average, often with splits, pen marks etc, only ‘gap fillers’ or reading copies.

gd - good: badly creased/worn, tatty but complete.

fa - fair: very tatty, possibly with tape, marks,tears,chunks out etc., not a nice copy.

poor - very tatty indeed, with all kinds of faults

MVS - the 70s nightmare - Marvel Value stamp clipped from an otherwise solid book.

nbc - no back cover

DO YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN CENTS AND PENCE PRICES ?

The vast majority of our stock is imported directly from the U.S. and so all issues are unstamped cents copies, except for where specifically stated otherwise.

HOW ABOUT THOSE COVER IMAGES ?

Small cover repros are for reference purposes only and are copyright their respective publishers. Where there are multiple grades available, please don't ask for a separate scan for each grade - with over 100,000 books in stock, we're only human - more or less. Where available, larger more detailed images are of the actual books as described.

CAN WE VISIT THE WAREHOUSE ?

Why not visit our warehouse ?
No pressure selling involved - join the many satisfied customers who have already taken advantage of this opportunity to browse through our comprehensive inventory in comfort - well, indoors anyway.

Just call to make an appointment.

HOW ARE POSTAGE CHARGES CALCULATED ?

Postage and packing charges will be calculated automatically.

These charges automatically include insurance for your order..

DO YOU HAVE A WANTS LIST SERVICE ?

Can’t find that elusive issue ? Why not give our wants list service a try ? Let us know what you’re looking for, and we’ll do our best to locate it for you…..

DO YOU BUY COLLECTIONS ?

We are always looking to buy collections of pre-1975 books and will pay a fair price for your collectibles. Just call us to arrange viewing - we’ll come to you, or bring them along to the warehouse (check with us first).