Carpe Diem Fine Books specializes in out-of-print and rare books in all subject areas with an emphasis on the history and literature of California and the Missions - and the American West.
Visit our shop in downtown Old Monterey, where we feature an ever-changing array of out-of-print and rare books - as well as ephemera, fine art and other interesting collectibles.
We currently have several thousand books from our inventory cataloged online (a small portion of our total inventory); please take time to browse our selection. And, as we are adding books regularly, we hope you will bookmark our site and visit often. Since we have many books in stock which are not yet listed online, please inquire about items of special interest.
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Terms of Sale:
Your satisfaction is guaranteed. All items are offered subject to prior sale.
Institutions can be invoiced according to their requirements.
For our California customers - we are required to collect CA sales tax on all purchases shipped within the
state (unless we have your valid CA resale certificate on file). The appropriate amount will be added when
your order is processed.
RETURNS. Any purchase can be returned for any reason; we will (cheer)fully refund the purchase price if More Information
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All domestic orders include FREE USPS TRACKING and are usually shipped within 24 hours via Priority or Media Mail.
Overseas orders shipped via USPS Airmail at cost unless other arrangements made. 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.
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