Terms and Conditions

This website (the “Website”) is owned and operated by About Time Too Pty Ltd as First Edition & Co. Your use of and access to the Website, and all purchases made through the Website, is subject to these Terms and Conditions (including the Privacy Policy). If you breach any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use and access the Website will automatically terminate.

When you click on links to various merchants on this site and make a purchase, this can result in this site earning a commission. Affiliate programs and affiliations include, but are not limited to, Google Adsense, the eBay Partner Network and Amazon.

All material published on the Website is provided “as is” and that, to the fullest extent permissible by law, About Time Too Pty Ltd makes no representation or warranty (whether express or implied) in respect of such material and specifically makes no representation or warranty that the operation of the Website will be uninterrupted and/or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Website (or the server that makes it available) will be free of viruses or bugs. All sites featured on the Website are subject to availability and may be subject to minor variations from the representations shown.

The Website is for use only by residents of Australia, aged 18 and over.

Any order made by you through the Website will constitute an offer made to About Time Too Pty Ltd which About Time Too Pty Ltd will acknowledge and which may be accepted by About Time Too Pty Ltd by transferring your ordered digital goods. Payment will be taken at time of order to avoid delays. For the avoidance of doubt, no contract will exist between you and About Time Too Pty Ltd in respect of any product unless and until such product has been dispatched.

All contracts between you and About Time Too Pty Ltd will be made in English.

Details of all orders received from you will be kept by About Time Too Pty Ltd and will be available on request by you. You may correct and/or amend your order at any time up to acceptance by About Time Too Pty Ltd.

Prices and specifications of goods are correct at the time of uploading information to the Website. About Time Too Pty Ltd reserves the right to update prices and specifications as appropriate without prior notice.

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions affects your statutory rights as a consumer.

While we strive to make the information in listings as accurate as possible, we make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the contents and expressly disclaim liability for errors and omissions in its contents.

We understand that the authenticity and condition of first edition books are of paramount importance to our customers. Therefore, we are committed to providing the most accurate and detailed descriptions of our products.

Each book listed on our website is accompanied by a detailed description that includes its publication history, condition, and any unique characteristics such as autographs, special bindings, or notable inscriptions.
We endeavor to ensure that all information regarding the books, including images and descriptions, accurately represents the actual product. However, customers should be aware that slight variations, such as color differences due to monitor settings, may occur.

We take significant steps to verify the authenticity of our first edition books. This includes consulting with experts, referencing publisher archives, and, where available, obtaining certificates of authenticity.
The authenticity of each item is a critical component of its description, and we strive to provide our customers with the assurance needed to make informed purchases.

The condition of each book is rigorously assessed and clearly outlined in the product description. Our grading system includes details on the physical state of the book, including the binding, pages, and any markings or damages.
We provide high-resolution images of the books to offer a clear view of their condition, and we encourage customers to examine these images closely.

While we strive for accuracy in all descriptions and representations, we acknowledge that there may occasionally be inadvertent errors or omissions. We invite customers to contact us if they require further clarification on any product.
It should be noted that the valuation of first edition books can be subjective and may fluctuate based on market trends and collector interest.

Return and Refund Policy

We recognize the distinctive value and sensitivity of first edition books. Our return and refund policy is designed to ensure customer satisfaction while maintaining the integrity of our unique inventory.

Returns are accepted within 14 days of delivery for items that significantly deviate from their description on our website or if they arrive in a damaged state not disclosed in the product description.
The eligibility for return due to change of mind is limited given the unique nature of first edition books. Customers are encouraged to contact us within 48 hours of delivery to discuss any concerns.

Returned items must be in the same condition as they were received. This includes the book, dust jacket (if applicable), and any additional materials provided.
A detailed inspection will be conducted upon receipt of the returned item. If the item is found to be altered, damaged, or in a different condition than when it was sent, this may result in a partial refund or refusal of the refund.

To initiate a return, customers must contact us with their order number and reason for return. We will then provide instructions on how to safely return the item.
Customers are responsible for return shipping costs, and we strongly recommend using a trackable shipping service with insurance for the value of the book.

Upon receipt and inspection of the returned item, we will notify the customer of the approval or rejection of their refund.
If approved, the refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to the original method of payment within 10 business days.

Certain sales, such as those marked as “Final Sale,” are not eligible for return. Please check the specific terms of each purchase for eligibility.

If the book is received damaged or if you receive the wrong book, please contact us immediately. We will assess the situation and work to provide a satisfactory solution, which may include a return, exchange, or partial refund.
Exceptions and Special Circumstances:

We understand that each book and purchase is unique. If there are any special circumstances regarding your return or refund, please contact us to discuss potential solutions.

Your satisfaction is of utmost importance to us, and we aim to handle each return and refund request with fairness and understanding. We appreciate your patronage and your passion for first edition books.

Customer Inquiries and Clarifications

We welcome and encourage customer inquiries regarding the specifics of any book. Our team is available to provide additional information, photographs, or condition reports upon request.
By purchasing from Rare Tome Treasures, customers acknowledge and agree to these terms regarding product descriptions and representations. Our aim is to provide a transparent and trustworthy platform for the purchase of first edition books, ensuring customer satisfaction and confidence in their acquisitions.

No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed or statutory including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability of fitness for a particular purpose is given with respect to the contents of goods.

Any information provided herein with regard to the listed asset is informational in nature. We are not a legal advisory or business advisory service and do not purport to tell or suggest which business decisions to make. You understand and acknowledge that there is a risk involved in the purchase of goods online. We assume no responsibility or liability for your purchase past, present or future. All information is provided solely for educational purposes and you are encouraged to seek independent advice from a competent professional person if legal, financial, tax, or other expert assistance is required.

Dispute Resolution

We strive to ensure a transparent and satisfactory experience for all our customers. However, we acknowledge that disputes, particularly those related to the authenticity or valuation of first edition books, may arise. Our dispute resolution process is designed to address these concerns fairly and efficiently.

In the event of a dispute, customers are encouraged to contact us directly detailing their concerns. We request that this be done within a reasonable timeframe after the issue has been identified.
Our team will review the dispute, which may include examining the book’s description, condition reports, authenticity certificates, and any other relevant documentation or correspondence.
Expert Assessment:

For disputes concerning authenticity, we may engage the services of a third-party expert in rare books or a relevant specialist to provide an independent assessment.
The cost of such an expert assessment will be initially borne by the customer; however, if the dispute is resolved in the customer’s favor, we will reimburse these costs.

Based on the findings of our review and any expert assessment, we will propose a resolution. This may include a refund, exchange, or other compensatory measures.
We aim to provide a resolution that is fair and satisfactory to both parties, taking into account the unique nature of each book and transaction.

If a mutual agreement cannot be reached, we may suggest mediation with a neutral third party to facilitate a resolution.

We will maintain records of all disputes and resolutions for future reference and to improve our service and processes.

After the resolution of a dispute, we welcome feedback from our customers. This helps us to continually improve our offerings and customer service.

We are committed to the integrity and authenticity of our collection and to providing our customers with the highest level of service. We believe that a fair and transparent dispute resolution process is essential to maintaining trust and customer satisfaction.

About Time Too Pty Ltd complies with the Data Protection Act and will not pass on your details to any third party without your prior consent. Any personal details you submit via the Website will be collected and used by About Time Too Pty Ltd in accordance with the Privacy Policy. Any payment details you submit via our payment partner only and will not be passed to any other party, including us.

Any material found within the Website, including text or images, may not be copied, distributed or downloaded in any way except for your own personal non-commercial use or as permitted by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You hereby agree not to copy, adapt, alter or create any derivative work from any of the material contained in the Website. You hereby agree to keep all copyright, trade mark other proprietary notices intact.

All copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property on this Website belong to About Time Too Pty Ltd, affiliate networks or its licensors.

You agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Website by any third party.

About Time Too Pty Ltd is not responsible for the content of third-party websites accessible or linked from the Website. About Time Too Pty Ltd should not be taken to have verified or endorsed the contents of such websites.

Your use of the Website and these Terms and Conditions are governed by Australian law, and About Time Too Pty Ltd and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Queensland courts.

About Time Too Pty Ltd reserves the right to amend, suspend or terminate any services provided via the Website without prior notice.

About Time Too Pty Ltd reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time without prior notice.

You can contact About Time Too Pty Ltd about the website About Time Too Pty Ltd at:

PO Box 477, The Gap, Brisbane 4061 Australia