[Burton Lysecki Books]
Burton Lysecki Books is co-owned and operated by Burton Lysecki and Karen Sigurdson.
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About US

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We buy and sell quality, used books--out-of-print, rare, vintage, antiquarian, recent, fine bindings, paperbacks, huge coffee table books and tiny miniatures.

We specialize in Manitoba history, Western Canada, First Nations, Fur Trade history and Canadian Military and we also stock a wide range of other topics such as New Age, Occult, Philosophy, Eastern Religions, Art, Alternative Medicine, fiction, cooking.... We have the classics in every category.

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Burton Lysecki Books has been selling books online since 1992. We update our database regularly and reply to inquiries promptly.


When you shop at lysecki.com you can expect:

Burton Lysecki is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of Canada (ABAC/ALAC) which is affiliated with the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Karen Sigurdson is currently an associate member. The League represents 2,000 booksellers in 30 countries and enforces a binding code of practice on all members.

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Standardized Catalog Descriptions

At Burton Lysecki Books, we try very hard to provide accurate and consistent descriptions of our listed books. Our catalog entries contain detailed information about the publication, the contents and the condition of the book.

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Shipping and Handling

[Shipping and handling]We want our books to arrive at your door in the same condition that they left our shop and we want you to have them as quickly as possible. All books are packed carefully and orders are shipped within 24 hours of receiving payment.

Shipping rates vary widely depending on the size of the shipment and the destination. If you are ordering from us directly, please include in your email message your location and zip or postal code so we can calculate shipping costs for you.

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Fast, Friendly Service

When you email or phone us at the shop, you can be sure to receive prompt attention. We check our email several times a day and we respond immediately to orders. We will let you know by email as quickly as possible whether or not your book is available. We think our catalog entries provide complete, accurate and up-to-date information but we always welcome further inquiries about our books.