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John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller

John W. Knott, Jr.
Susan Knott
8453 Early Bud Way
Laurel, MD  20723
United States
Opening Hours
By appointment only
(301) 317-8427
(301) 317-8427
[email protected]
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  • Crime fiction
  • Literature
  • Modern first editions
  • Old and rare books
  • Science fiction and fantasy

Other Specialities

Science Fiction, Fantasy, Supernatural, Mystery & Detective Fiction, Adventure Fiction

Sales Information

ALL ITEMS are subject to Prior Sale: Reserved items are held for 7 days pending receipt of payment, 14 days for international orders. Reservations may be made by phone, fax, or email. Please identify the author, title, and stock number of the item(s) you are reserving so that we may fill your order faster. Payment Methods Accepted: We accept checks and money orders drawn on U.S. banks in U.S. dollars. We also accept Mastercard and VISA credit cards. If paying by credit card, please provide: (1) the name of the cardholder exactly as it appears on your card, (2) the billing address of your card, (3) your card number, and (4) the expiration date of your card. Missing information will delay your order and require additional communication. You may order with a credit card DIRECTLY through our SECURE ORDERING WEBSITE. We use SSL encryption technology to protect your credit card information in transit from your computer to our site, and remove credit card information from the site as each order is processed for additional security. SHIPPING: U.S. orders: $7.00 for the first item. $3.00 for each additional item. U.S. orders will be shipped via U.S. Postal Service priority mail service, (UPS service if requested). Media mail or book rate service is also provided; $3.00 for the first item,$1.50 each additional. International orders (including Canada): Shipping is at cost to the customer. Shipping methods are via U.S. Postal Service. Options include: Priority Mail International (approximate cost of a normal octavo sized book, 2lb is $24.00)(which can be insured); First class international is a second option for smaller packages, not insurable, rates starting at approximately $15.00. There is no longer any surface mail. RETURNS: Item(s) found to be unsatisfactory can be returned for full refund or credit within seven (7) days of receipt. You must advise us of a return.