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(www.sheppardsworld.co.uk) is a database which is used by subscribers to
search for and send initial e-mails to dealers and from which data is
extracted for typesetting and maybe published in book form. All e-mail
addresses are protected against abuse.
This site replaces the conventional Free Dealer Entry Forms that have
been sent out some years ago by post. Dealers using the Internet can now get their
business details published in Sheppard’s by submitting their details
here. We will post information about the production and availability on
the News and Press Releases page.
All entries for collectors, members of the trade and dealers on this site are free but having added your
details and later you wish to search the database you will need to buy a
subscription. Entries become active after 24 hours - and a day added to
your subscription period.
Dealers can register their
business details, free of charge, and can update them at any time in the future.
A copy of their entry is always e-mailed back as confirmation after every
Dealers’ details will be
published on line free of charge.
The site now has a search facility -
dealers can be listed by country/city or town. And by trading name or subject classification
of books stocked.
Each search provides the dealers' full address, telephone, Voice Over the
Internet (VOIP - eg Skype) and fax numbers and website addresses (where
provided are hyperlinked
allowing the user to jump directly to the dealer's website.
Most of the usual details shown and
include: type of premises, opening times, association memberships, credit
cards accepted and VAT numbers where applicable.
Dealers who elect to subscribe to Sheppard's World can
also send e-mails out to other dealers. Such e-mails are limited to text
only are designed to allow dealers to contact others with 'books wanted', 'titles for sale'
or trade related requests for help. Sending messages out on other subjects
(eg promoting self published books) is
expressly forbidden and will result in instant removal from our website. NOTE: Users sending e-mails through our website
cannot see the recipient's e-mail address - and if the recipient does
not reply, then the sender will never know learn the recipient's
Once registered, dealers can
also access information on Sheppard's Confidential. (The access LogonID and
Password is the same.)
of registering your details
Dealers and collectors agree to keep their details up to date
at all times as and when changes occur (especially if the e-mail address
changes), or at least annually, and to update them after
receiving an e-mail request to do.
Book dealers agree to supply a full postal address and contact name.
New applicants may be asked to supply two references from existing dealers, such
dealers to be members of recognised trade associations, to confirm the
applicant's status as a bone-fide dealer.
We will use all reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of data but
cannot be held liable for any erroneous information supplied by dealers, and
cannot guarantee that errors will not occur or accept responsibility for the
consequences of such errors. We welcome feedback from users who have found
errors, and will endeavour to correct such errors upon notification and
In registering their details on Sheppard's World, dealers and collectors agree not to copy information from this site
and or download Subject Insights, Lists of Fairs, Auctions, Festivals and Catalogues except for
their own personal use and must
not be reproduced or published in any form whatsoever.
Please allow up to 24 hours for any new entry to be
Sheppard's World (www.sheppardsworld.co.uk) and Sheppard's Confidential
(www.sheppardsconfidential.com) are both the Intellectual Property of
Richard Joseph Publishers Ltd,
PO Box 15, Torrington, Devon EX38 8ZJ. UK.
Business Terms & Conditions
relating to the Use of the Site and Data
For convenience of expression in these Terms & Conditions,
Richard Joseph Publishers Ltd is described as the Service Provider.
Subscriptions are valid for twelve calendar months
from the start date of the subscription period.
Subscribers must allow a minimum of 24 hours after
settlement of their payment before the service is activated. The
activated date is the start date of the subscription
Subscriptions are non-assignable and for the use of
the Subscriber’s ID and password must not be passed on, by way of sale
or otherwise, to any third party for any
purpose whatsoever without the prior written permission of the Service Provider.
The subscription may, at the sole discretion of the
Service Provider, be considered to have been terminated if not renewed by the due date for the next period. It is the
Subscriber’s responsibility to maintain currency.
The Service Provider may terminate the subscription
and use of the service forthwith by notice sent by e-mail or letter, if
Subscriber is found to be in material
breach of these conditions. In the event of such termination, the Subscriber’s
rights to use the Service will lapse immediately and
without recourse to a refund. The subscriber cannot terminate this
agreement/subscription during the course of the subscription.
Cancellation can only take place at the end of the subscription term, either by
prior notification or by default if not renewed.
Refunds and Cancellations
non-refundable [See also clause 9 (3) and (17)]. For the Returns
Policy for books, see clause 9 (1).
must be made in sterling. Payment may be made by cheque or credit card
on PayPal. The Service will not be
made active until payment is received in full.
accordance with the current Service Provider’s price list must be made
before access to Sheppard's World and
Sheppard's Confidential is made active.
Any books are sold on a `firm sale' basis. No returns are accepted
unless they arrive in a damaged state. In such events, the whole book is to be returned in
its original packaging to the Company, and on inspection will replace both the
book and refund the cost of postage.
Subscriptions: These are not refundable in total but if there is a
break in the service provided of more than 12 hours, the
Company will extend the currency if the
subscription by one day. Where any break in the service exceeds 24 hours, the
subscription period will be extended on a
pro rata day basis.
||(3) In the
event of the service terminating permanently, subscription refunds
made will be for each full month remaining of the
Price and Service Variation
Service Variation. The Service Provider will normally give not less
than thirty day’s notice of any change in the
information content and
software features, except where a change consists only of the addition of new or
such changes to the software,
service and terms and conditions may be without notice.
Dealers registering information
accept that the information provided on their Free Dealer Entry Form
may be used in printed editions of Sheppard’s Book Dealers. There is no
charge for these entries.
and booksellers agree to keep their data up to date and visit their
page of information at least once a year. It is
important that the list of
stock specialities held by book dealers is correct at all times.
collectors, and booksellers will not be allowed to register unless
they supply full postal address and
contact/billing information. This
information may be withheld from users of the site by agreement with the Service
applying for the first time may be asked to nominate a dealer to
confirm their status: such reference to be supplied from an established and
previously registered Sheppard dealer, a member of PBFA, ABA, ABAA, ILAB or
other recognised trade association.
Provider and its suppliers use all reasonable efforts to ensure the
accuracy of data but cannot be held liable for any erroneous information supplied
by dealers, and cannot guarantee that errors will not occur or accept
responsibility for the
consequences of such errors.
The Service Provider welcomes feedback from users who have found errors, and
will endeavour to correct such errors upon
notification and verification.
and booksellers accept that the Service Provider, while making every
effort to maintain the service, cannot be held liable for any false
information, or failure of an e-mail to get through.
cannot hold the Service Provider responsible for any break in the
service caused by any external forces,’ force
majeure’, fire, flood,
terrorism or act of war, or any other event outside the control of the Service
and dealers in books, maps, prints and ephemera, in submitting
their business details, acknowledge that the
copyright in the information and format are the
property of the Service Provider. We make no claim for copyright relating
to any contents or format of dealers' catalogues that appear on
our website - in each case such copyright remains the property of the
information for re-publishing, or for any other use other than
personal, from this service, including copying any aspect of the pages
shown on the Internet is strictly forbidden, any violation by the Subscriber or the Subscriber’s employees, agents or contractors, may invite
claims and litigation by the Service Provider.
Terms & Conditions
and conditions are the whole agreement between the Service Provider and the Subscriber. No addition or variation shall be binding unless agreed
in writing by a director of the Service Provider.
Last updated 8 July 2015