R. G. WATKINS BOOKS AND PRINTS
Books & Prints bought, sold & searched for
Specialist Mail Order & Internet Service

Delivery Information

Most orders will be despatched within one business day.

All packages sent anywhere in the world are insured by us for the purchase price, at no extra cost to the customer.

In the United Kingdom.

Most orders will be sent by Royal Mail Second Class and will cost £3.

If First Class delivery is required it will cost up to £5.50.

Larger or heavier parcels, typically those which weigh over 2 kilos, will usually be sent by a courier, like Hermes or UPS. The charge for this service is nearly always less than £10.

Express delivery by Royal Mail Special Delivery or a courier can be arranged and will be charged at cost.

In all cases, you will be informed of the cost of carriage before payment is made. The total cost will be communicated to you by an email link to the secure server, Payatrader, who will take payment on our behalf.

Outside the United Kingdom

Most orders will be sent by either Royal Mail Standard (Airmail) or Economy (Surface).

Please state your preference when ordering.

Please note surface mail can take several weeks to reach destinations outside Europe.

Larger or heavier parcels, typically those which weigh over 2 kilos, will usually be sent by a courier, like FedEx or UPS.

Express delivery by Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed or a courier can be arranged and will be charged at cost. Often UPS Express services are competitively priced.

In all cases, you will be informed of the cost of carriage before payment is made.

We will comply with customs regulations by making the necessary declarations but we cannot be held responsible for any delays due to the processing of parcels by customs authorities. Nor are we responsible for any import taxes which may be demanded by those authorities.