LadyFransLibrary

VINTAGE, COLLECTIBLE BOOKS & Eclectic Vintage Novelties

Vero Beach, Florida
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Announcement    “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”
― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

WELCOME to my Collectible Vintage / Antique Books and Novelties Shop~


With each book ordered I also include one of my vintage bookplates for your personal identification of the book once you receive it~

PLEASE NOTE: I do not accept cancellations, once an item has been purchased.
I begin to process the order as soon as possible and prepare it for shipping even if it is not shipped for a few days. It takes time to do this and as with everyone my time is valuable and therefore I can not accept a cancellation. Thank you for your understanding.

If you don't see the book you are searching to find, please contact me as I have thousands of books that are not listed and I may have just the book you are looking to purchase~ ;)

PLEASE Read my POLICIES prior to purchasing one of my items. Thank you~

The Book(s) and items you see in photos will be the book you receive...I take all of my own photos of the listed items.

Please read descriptions carefully, I try to describe my books and their condition to the best of my ability.

PLEASE NOTE: I try my best to give my customers a satisfactory experience at LadyFransLibrary. If you are dissatisfied with your purchase, PLEASE write to me prior to leaving FEEDBACK so that we can try to work something out. FEEDBACK ratings are vital to online business owners and I really work hard at having a 5 star rating by working with my customers to provide good service. Ratings are designed so that you can leave feedback on my service to you and whether or not the book(s) were as I described. Please remember you are purchasing USED VINTAGE Books and that they will not be perfect, yet I do my best to describe them very carefully. Thank you kindly, in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: All of my books come tied with Antique French Rayon Taffetta Ribbon or handmade vintage ribbon, ready for gifting or shelf display~

Upon request, I do gift wrapping with Vintage Music, Atlas, or other ephemera paper, whichever I have in stock at the time of request...I also tie a vintage ribbon around the wrap and will include a note upon request ~

I have collected books and vintage items for many years and began this shop and my former shops with the thought of
clearing some of them out! I have a PASSION for books of all types....here you will find books on BIRDS, Wildlife, Classics, American History, Fiction, Old American Tales, European History, Language Books, Nature, and many other interesting books, along with curious and collectible vintage items~

I have been on ETSY since 2007 with my former shops, LadyFran, and LadyFranCreations and have decided to include other items on my LadyFransLibrary rather than having three shops~

I also have several RARE and Antique books included in my listings and continue to post more regularly, so if you love collecting books have a look~

I specialize in antique and collectible JANE AUSTEN Books and have collected them for many years and will soon be listing more of my own collection~

I also think GAME NIGHTS for family are a wonderful way to draw families closer together and I think RETRO games are awesome, so am selling some of them here also!

You will also find some of my handmade vintage image tags,old prints and vintage playing cards....never know what you might find here at Lady Frans Library....

Please "drop in" and browse awhile...Buyers and Browsers are all welcome!
If you have any questions, please contact me and I will be happy to try and answer to the best of my ability!

Follow me on Instagram at
LadyFransLibrary

or on Instagram here:
https://www.instagram.com/ladyfranslibrary/

My husband ETSY shop is
theIslandMon.ETSY.com
He loves Old Florida and does Tropical art, check it out sometime~ :)

And Daughter Dearest has just reopened her vintage clothing and accessories shop, you can find her here:
HippieHeav.etsy.com


Payment
♥ I accept PayPal and ETSY payments only.

♥ I prefer that you pay AS SOON AS your order has been placed.



PLEASE NOTE: I DO NOT INSURE MY ITEMS UNLESS REQUESTED BY MY CUSTOMERS ...PLEASE LET ME KNOW IN ADVANCE OF PURCHASE SO THAT
I CAN ADD THE INSURANCE PRICE TO THE SHIPPING COST....THANK YOU!

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: I do ship internationally, however, I can't be responsible for lost items in the mail as the USPS will not guarantee items shipped outside of the borders of the US.... I have only had one problem in the years shipping internationally, however, I must tell you that you BUY AT YOUR OWN RISK...please convo for international shipping prices.....thank you....

Thanks, and come again!
Gail Frances
LadyFran

Announcement

Last updated on Mar 7, 2022

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”
― Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

WELCOME to my Collectible Vintage / Antique Books and Novelties Shop~


With each book ordered I also include one of my vintage bookplates for your personal identification of the book once you receive it~

PLEASE NOTE: I do not accept cancellations, once an item has been purchased.
I begin to process the order as soon as possible and prepare it for shipping even if it is not shipped for a few days. It takes time to do this and as with everyone my time is valuable and therefore I can not accept a cancellation. Thank you for your understanding.

If you don't see the book you are searching to find, please contact me as I have thousands of books that are not listed and I may have just the book you are looking to purchase~ ;)

PLEASE Read my POLICIES prior to purchasing one of my items. Thank you~

The Book(s) and items you see in photos will be the book you receive...I take all of my own photos of the listed items.

Please read descriptions carefully, I try to describe my books and their condition to the best of my ability.

PLEASE NOTE: I try my best to give my customers a satisfactory experience at LadyFransLibrary. If you are dissatisfied with your purchase, PLEASE write to me prior to leaving FEEDBACK so that we can try to work something out. FEEDBACK ratings are vital to online business owners and I really work hard at having a 5 star rating by working with my customers to provide good service. Ratings are designed so that you can leave feedback on my service to you and whether or not the book(s) were as I described. Please remember you are purchasing USED VINTAGE Books and that they will not be perfect, yet I do my best to describe them very carefully. Thank you kindly, in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: All of my books come tied with Antique French Rayon Taffetta Ribbon or handmade vintage ribbon, ready for gifting or shelf display~

Upon request, I do gift wrapping with Vintage Music, Atlas, or other ephemera paper, whichever I have in stock at the time of request...I also tie a vintage ribbon around the wrap and will include a note upon request ~

I have collected books and vintage items for many years and began this shop and my former shops with the thought of
clearing some of them out! I have a PASSION for books of all types....here you will find books on BIRDS, Wildlife, Classics, American History, Fiction, Old American Tales, European History, Language Books, Nature, and many other interesting books, along with curious and collectible vintage items~

I have been on ETSY since 2007 with my former shops, LadyFran, and LadyFranCreations and have decided to include other items on my LadyFransLibrary rather than having three shops~

I also have several RARE and Antique books included in my listings and continue to post more regularly, so if you love collecting books have a look~

I specialize in antique and collectible JANE AUSTEN Books and have collected them for many years and will soon be listing more of my own collection~

I also think GAME NIGHTS for family are a wonderful way to draw families closer together and I think RETRO games are awesome, so am selling some of them here also!

You will also find some of my handmade vintage image tags,old prints and vintage playing cards....never know what you might find here at Lady Frans Library....

Please "drop in" and browse awhile...Buyers and Browsers are all welcome!
If you have any questions, please contact me and I will be happy to try and answer to the best of my ability!

Follow me on Instagram at
LadyFransLibrary

or on Instagram here:
https://www.instagram.com/ladyfranslibrary/

My husband ETSY shop is
theIslandMon.ETSY.com
He loves Old Florida and does Tropical art, check it out sometime~ :)

And Daughter Dearest has just reopened her vintage clothing and accessories shop, you can find her here:
HippieHeav.etsy.com


Payment
♥ I accept PayPal and ETSY payments only.

♥ I prefer that you pay AS SOON AS your order has been placed.



PLEASE NOTE: I DO NOT INSURE MY ITEMS UNLESS REQUESTED BY MY CUSTOMERS ...PLEASE LET ME KNOW IN ADVANCE OF PURCHASE SO THAT
I CAN ADD THE INSURANCE PRICE TO THE SHIPPING COST....THANK YOU!

INTERNATIONAL BUYERS PLEASE NOTE: I do ship internationally, however, I can't be responsible for lost items in the mail as the USPS will not guarantee items shipped outside of the borders of the US.... I have only had one problem in the years shipping internationally, however, I must tell you that you BUY AT YOUR OWN RISK...please convo for international shipping prices.....thank you....

Thanks, and come again!
Gail Frances
LadyFran

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About LadyFransLibrary

Sales 2,205
On Etsy since 2009

Book Lover to Book Seller

My love of books began when I was a very young girl, my favorite gifts as a child were when I received new editions of Nancy Drew or Trixie Belden (which I still own). I began to collect vintage/antique books many years ago and when I moved a few years ago I realized I needed to sell some of them and so began a lifetime dream of opening my own bookshop~Even though I sold many of them, now my "new" home holds more books than ever before~I absolutely LOVE being surrounded by books and never grow weary of looking through them and picking out the perfect one to list in my shop next~I come by my love of books honestly as my Grandmother was a book binder in England prior to moving to America. Also, my Grandfather was a book printer at Printing Products Inc. on Printers Row in Chicago many years ago. I cherish the books I own that he printed.

Shop members

  • Gail Ott Brown

    Owner, Curator, Picking Out Perfect Vintage & Antique Books, Taking Photos, Carefully Listing With Details, Selling And Shipping To My Wonderful Customers

    A Mother and A Wife who loved books and collected them my entire life and decided to turn my "hobby" into a business. I LOVE books, especially vintage books and have so many now I need to sell them. I love learning and studying all about them.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 10, 2022
Welcome to my LadyFransLibrary book store.
If you don't see the book you are looking for, please send me a message, I have thousands of books not posted and I might just happen to have it in stock~
Please read my policies prior to purchasing your items
Thank you so much for stopping by.

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Returns and exchange details
All sales are final, unless you feel that the book was not as described.

Please DO NOT Purchase a book, pay for it and then request cancellation. Think about it first and then don't buy it if you are just going to cancel it. SALES ARE FINAL!!

I do my best to describe the items in the description listing on each item and by showing photos. If you desire additional photos, please let me know and I am happy to oblige. If you have any questions or are unclear about an item, please convo so we can discuss it.

PLEASE NOTE: I try my best to give my customers a satisfactory experience at LadyFransLibrary. If you are dissatisfied with your purchase, PLEASE write to me prior to leaving FEEDBACK so that we can try to work something out. FEEDBACK ratings are vital to online business owners and I really work hard at having a 5 star rating by working with my customers to provide good service. Thank you kindly, in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: I am not a professional photographer and the colors are sometimes a little off of my books due to shadows, sunshine, being taken inside, sometimes outside,etc. Please carefully read all details, the title and descriptions as I do my very best to accurately represent the books and items I sell. Thank you kindly~
Payment
I now accept ETSY payments and I still accept PayPal also. If you have a question about payment, please contact me.
I also request that I receive your payment within 24 hours unless you convo me and we discuss something else. If I don't receive payment, I will , unfortunately have to contact ETSY admin to report it..... please pay for what you purchased...THANK YOU KINDLY!

Also, Please note that I do not accept cancellations once you have paid for your purchase. If you contact me and I do agree to cancel the transaction, you will be charged a $10.00 fee for restocking. I begin to process my sales quickly after the sale and therefore my time is involved. Even if it is not shipped until my shipping days, I begin to process the sale shortly after the sale. My time is, as everyones time, very valuable. Thanks kindly for your understanding.
Shipping
I ship mostly USPS. However, sometimes I use UPS.

I always try to ship within 3-5 days or sooner, of receiving payment. (unless I am out of town which will be noted on top of shop near banner)
If you desire insurance the shipping cost will be extra and you
will need to convo me to let me know so that I can adjust the cost, prior to purchasing please....
Also, if you need the book shipped sooner than my regular shipping, you will be charged an extra $2.00 for shipping on an unscheduled shipping day. Please notify me prior to purchasing the book so that I can add the extra price to the regular shipping cost on the listing. So sorry for this inconvenience, however, I don't live next door to the post office and would have to make an additional "run" than my regular scheduled days.


If you use PayPal, I ship to the PayPal address you have listed on their site.If you need it shipped elsewhere you must contact me and let me know when you purchase.

I do ship internationally, however, each place is different so plese convo me if you do not see your country listed and I will let you know a price to where you live and change it accordingly on the ETSY site prior to your purchase so that when you add the item to your cart the proper shipping amount shows up. I ship First Class Internationally and their is NO Tracking. If you desire tracking for an international package you must let me know prior to purchase as it is very expensive and I will need to change the listing price for shipping accordingly. I usually ship my books with tissue wrap, ribbon, plastic bag and bubblewrapped in a large envelope to Europe or Asia as it is so expensive and if I ship in a box it sends the cost up dramatically. So if you want your item in a box, please send me a convo and I will adjust the price of shipping accordingly. I also do not insure my items unless requested by the buyer, because that too sends the price up on shipping.
I also have to ship internationally with no guarantees as items can get lost or held up in customs sometimes when shipping overseas and the USPS will not guarantee a package will arrive in another country...so if you desire a shipment internationally and do not desire to get insurance and tracking, I can not promise a refund for a lost shipment. I will e-mail proof that I have sent it though, by e-mailing the receipt and/or customs declaration number from the United States Post Office of the shipment. I cannot be liable for loss of shipped international items.
Additional policies and FAQs
Your satisfaction is my goal so please do not hesitate to convo me with any questions or concerns and I will answer as soon as possible.
Thanks again for checking out my site!
LADYFRAN