About artful books
artful books (proprietor, John Davies) is a UK based internet-only bookdealer, specialising in first, early or signed editions of literary fiction and in works by Charles Darwin and his successors. Careful buying, combined with low overheads, allows us to offer competitive selling prices. Customer satisfaction is our aim and is fully guaranteed or your money back. Books are dispatched to anywhere in the world within 24 hours of payment. A free, ongoing booksearch service is offered to track down that elusive out-of-print copy.
Catalogs additional to the two shown below include: Douglas Adams, Andy Goldsworthy, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, David Mitchell, Haruki Murakami, Nobel Prize for Literature winners, Orhan Pamuk, Mervyn Peake, Anthony Powell's 'Dance to the Music of Time' sequence, W Heath Robinson, Salman Rushdie, Early Science Fiction, Evelyn Waugh, H G Wells, Oscar Wilde, John Wyndham.
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Catalogs of artful books
Modernists, Bloomsbury & Hogarth Press
We are always seeking to acquire and offer first, early or signed editions of titles by Modernist writers, including Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, T S Eliot and E M Forster. In this catalog, we also seek to list early titles published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at their Hogarth Press. If you are seeking a title we do not currently list, please do enquire.
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Darwin and Evolution
We are always seeking to acquire and offer first and early editions of books by Charles Darwin and later writers on evolution, including Richard Dawkins. If you are seeking a title we do not currently list, please do enquire.
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100% satisfaction guaranteed. If you are not happy with your purchase, I will make a full refund, providing you contact me within 7 days from receipt. If I have inadvertently mis-described the book (other than in a trivial way), I will also refund the within-UK cost of postage both ways.
Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.