Taxonomy and bookdealers: SUMMARY
read_g at KOSMOS.WCC.GOVT.NZ
Fri Jul 23 15:00:22 CDT 1993
Sources for out-of-print taxonomic books/monographs
An international selection of natural history bookdealers who deal by
mail, send catalogues (aka catalogs ;-), and are likely to have
taxonomic works. This summary of suggestions from Taxacom list members
and others is provided in good faith without guarantee or verification.
Additions, corrections, clarifications welc
omed by Geoff Read at
read_g at kosmos.wcc.govt.nz. Compiled July 1993, 210 lines.
* Messrs Berkelouw Antiquarian Bookdealers
Berrima NSW 2577
Tel +61-48-77 1370 fax +61-48-77 1102 [+nn = country id nn]
Occasional catalogues on botany & gardening, science.
* Andrew Isles Bookshop
113-115 Greville Street
Prahran VIC 3181
Tel +61-3-510 5750 Fax +61-3-529 1256
al catalogues of natural history titles, especially birds. New
* Gaston Renard Fine and Rare Books
GPO Box 5235BB
Melbourne VIC 3001
Tel +61-3-417 1044 Fax +61-3-417 3025
Occasional catalogues on natural history, botany, science.
* Livraria Kosmos Editora Ltda.
Rua do Rosario, 155
20041 Rio de Janeiro, RJ
"they have always given me honest service. Their specialty is rare
natural history bo
oks, and they also have a large selection of new
botany and zoology books."
* E W Classey Ltd
PO Box 93
Faringdon, Oxon SN7 7DR
Tel +44 36782 399 (24 hr answerphone) Fax +44 36782 429
"They have separate catalogs of new and used books, and cover many areas
of natural history."
* Greyfriars Books & Prints Ltd
4 Upper Olland Street
Bungay, Suffolk NR35 1BG
Tel +44 0986-895600 Fax +44 0986-895777
* Daniel Lloyd
"Heather Lea", 4 Hillcrest Avenue
Chertsey, Surrey KT16 9RD
Gardening and Botanical Books
* Natural History Book Service Ltd
2 Wills Road
Totnes, Devon TQ9 5XN
Tel +44 0803 865913 Fax +44 0803 865280
In-print titles only but worth a mention
"Very good service on advance notice for forthcoming titles."
* Wheldon & Wesley Ltd
Lytton Lodge, Codicote, Hitchin, Herts., SG4 8TE
Fax +44 0438 821478.
E-mail 10087.SQQ1328 at Goldgate.ac.uk
1/4ly printed catalogue:- "Books on Natural History", 2000 items,
Botany, Zoology, Geology, Marine, General, Rare Books, etc.
"The service is very reliable. Tony Swann answers the e-mail and is
keen to make more use of it (X-400 system - the gateway computer sends
you one message about a dummy address)."
* Librarie Cart-Tanneur
11 bis, rue Vauquelin
Tel +33 43 36 02 85 Fax +33
43 31 86 02
* Koeltz Scientific Books (see USA branch also)
P.O. Box 1360
Tel +49 06174 4492 Fax +49 06174 1643
In print & 2nd hand
* Krista Hemmen
"They specialize in Mollusca (or at least that's the catalogue I
usually receive) but other invertebrate and invertebrate paleontology
works are usually included"
* Antiquariaat Junk B.V.
an Eeghenstraat 129
1071 GA Amsterdam
Tel +31-20-6763185 Fax +31-20-6751466
* Cosmos Antiquarian Books
P.O. Box 336,
NL-7200 AH Zutphen
Natural history specialist
"They give very good service and have a nice selection."
P.O. Box 137
7200 AC Zutphen
* Arnold Books
11 New Regent St, Christchurch
Tel +64 03 365 7188 Fax +64 03 365 2630.
Intermittent printed catalogues separate for each natural history
topic. Specialists in Ornithology, Botany and Antarctica.
"Their last invertebrate catalogue was 400+ items. Apparent recipients
of the defunct Museum library, Royal Society of New Zealand."
* Noriko I Ciochon
Natural History Books
1025 Keokuk Street
Iowa City IA 52240
Out of Print and Rare Fine Natural History Books
"The catalog I have say
s Ornithology, Herpetology, Mammalogy,
Naturalist's Travels and Exploration, Evolutionary Biology
and Darwin; no invertebrates as far as I can tell"
* Koeltz Scientific Books (U.S. also German branch)
RR 7, Box 39
Champaign IL 61821
Tel +1 (217)355-1704 Fax +1 (217)355-9413
* Patricia Ledlie Bookseller, Inc.
One Bean Road, P.O. Box 90
Buckfield, Maine 04220
Tel/Fax +1 (207)336-2778
Natural Science, Conservation Bi
* Natural History Books
1025 Keokuk Street
Iowa City, Iowa 52240
* Richard E. Petit
P.O. Box 30,
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Tel +1 803-249-1651
"specialist in Mollusca but knowledgeable in all areas"
* Larry Price Books
353 N.W. Maywood Dr.
Portland, Oregon 97210-3333
Tel +1 (503)221-1410
* Raymond M. Sutton, Jr.
430 Main Street
Williamsburg, Kentucky 40769 (or is
Tel +1 (606)549-3464 Fax +1(606)549-3469
Separate catalogues for invertebrates and others
* Gary Wayner, Bookseller
Route 3, Box 18
Fort Payne, Alabama 35967-9501
Tel +1 (205)845-7828 Fax +1 (205)845-2070
* Elizabeth Woodburn, Books
Booknoll Farm P.O. Box 398
Hopewell, N.J. 08525
Tel +1 (609)466-0522
International Book Sellers
Tel +41 071-33-1687 Fax +41 071-33-1664
In print & 2nd hand
* IDC (= Inter Documentation Company AG)
Not a bookdealer but: "The best source of ancient literature. They
provide microfiche editions that, coupled with machines that can print
xerox copies, give cheap access to expensive originals."
Geoff Read, Wellington, New Zealand <read_g at kosmos.wcc.
With thanks to Joseph Kirkbride, Warren Kovach, Gustavo Romero, Barry
Roth, Rusty Russell, Margaret Thayer, Catherine Jordan, and especially
to Judy Warnement.
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