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Barbarian Press

Wood engraving by John DePol
(from Utile Dulci: The First Decade
at Barbarian Press
, 1992)

Books may be ordered directly from the press by telephone or e.mail, or post.

Telephone: (604) 826 8089


Mailing Address:

Crispin & Jan Elsted at Barbarian Press
12375 Ainsworth Street
British Columbia V4S 1L4

We accept payment by personal or company cheque in Canadian or American funds or in Sterling, or by PayPal, Wise, Visa, or American Express.

Canadian customers may pay by E-Transfer. Please note that Canadian customers must add 5% of the total for GST.

PLEASE NOTE: We regret that the following surcharges apply when payment is being made by Visa, American Express, or PayPal: for Visa, 5%; for American Express, 3%; and for PayPal, 4%. (On Paypal this charge can be avoided if you pay using the ‘Friends and Family’ option.) We simply cannot afford to lose this amount on large transactions.

Exchange Rates

Due to fluctuating exchange rates, British, American, European, and Asian clients will be charged at the prevailing currency exchange rate at the time of invoicing.

Postal Charges

Please note that books will be sent by Expedited Parcel Post in Canada and the United States, unless Air Express Post is specified. Books overseas will be sent by Air Express.

Due to continually rising postal rates and changes in regulations, and the varying sizes and weights of our books, it has become impossible for us to apply standard postal rates. Packing and postage are charged at cost.

Discount Schedule

Trade: 30%
[Note that a variety of titles may make up an order.]

Subscribers: 30% *

* Subscribers agree to buy one copy of every title issued from the press on publication.

Subscriptions to Endgrain Editions

For collectors with a particular and strong interest in wood engraving, we offer a special subscription to the Endgrain Editions series. Endgrain Subscribers agree to purchase one copy of every volume in the series (in their choice of either state, depending on availability) at a discount of 20%. Please note that this discount applies only to Endgrain Editions; for any other books, Endgrain Subscribers will be charged the full price.