Bookfever, IOBA  (Volk & Iiams)

Bookfever, IOBA (Volk & Iiams)

PO Box 696
Ione, CA, U.S.A. 95640

+1 209-274-6960

Joined November 6, 1997

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About this seller

Bookfever (the name used by booksellers Chris Volk and Shep Iiams) specializes in first editions of twentieth century literature, with an emphasis on women authors, African American, Native American and Latin American authors - plus mystery & detective fiction, science fiction & fantasy, poetry and children's & illustrated books. * * * * We try to offer many uncommon books, and have a large selection of first books, and books by authors who are less frequently collected. Of the approximately 60,000 volumes in stock, the majority are hardcover first editions, although we also stock vintage science fiction paperbacks as well as sf digests and pulps. We also have a large selection of books signed by the author and uncorrected proof copies. We have been selling books since 1993. . . * * * * We do not use stock photos. All pictures accompanying our listings are of our books. **** In 1998 we relocated our main business from Sacramento to the Sierra foothills of Amador County, about 35 miles east of downtown Sacramento and we opened up our bookstore (called Books Upstairs) in the co-operative store, Antiques Upstairs, 5 Main Street, Jackson, CA. (open every day from 10-5) The emphasis there is on Western Americana, children s books, some mysteries and science fiction, classics and vintage juvenile series. We welcome visitors there (call 209-274-6960 or contact us by email at and we also love having the chance to help you build your collection. * * * * Traditional bookseller grading used - fine is our highest grade (an "A"), very good is above average (a "B), good is average (a "C"). All significant flaws are described; dust jackets are protected by archival covers, and books are packed carefully for shipping. We welcome questions by email or phone.

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Modern First Editions

Books of the 20th and 21st centuries, featuring many signed copies
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Mystery, Suspense and Detective Fiction

A selection ranging from the writers of the Golden Age of Detective fiction to modern crime fiction, most first editions, and many signed by the authors
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Terms of Sale is a partnership between Christine Volk and Eugene Iiams, Booksellers. Our mailing address is PO Box 696, Ione CA 95640 USA. Our store - Books Upstairs - is located at 5 Main Street, Jackson, CA 95642 USA. Email: Phone: 209-274-6960. All dustjackets are in archival mylar covers, and books are packed carefully for shipping. We do not use stock photos. All pictures accompanying our listings are of our books. We accept Mastercard, Visa AMEX, Discover, checks or Pa...

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Shipping Terms

Low cost media mail shipping in the US with delivery confirmation and insurance when appropriate. ALL dust jackets are covered with archival protectors. All books are PACKED CAREFULLY; we are also happy to gift wrap books (FREE) upon request, and to ship them with just a card. An online bookseller since 1993, on ABE since 1997! While occasionally a book sells out, we only list books which we have in stock, and ready to ship. NOTE our low PRIORITY and INTERNATIONAL RATES - Please do not hesitate to contact us to confirm availability or with any questions - we can be reached at or at 209*274*6960. Reciprocal terms offered to the trade on direct orders only. Libraries and other institutions may request to be invoiced.