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Secondhand bookshops in the UK?

Geoffrey Read gread at actrix.gen.nz
Sun Jan 30 18:58:09 EST 1994

In article <uad1123.759683262 at tdc>,
Graeme Lyall <uad1123 at tdc.dircon.co.uk> wrote:
> There are quite a few books I would love to own - for example 
> biographies of early botanists and plant collectors, histories 
> of botanical illustration.  I feel sure there must be specialist 
> booksellers in the secondhand/antiquarian trade who cater for 
> this sort of thing.
> Can anyone help with suggestions (in the UK if possible)?

You live in the antiquarian book lovers mecca!

Consult "Sheppard's book dealers in the British Isles" 1992 (17th ed), pub
by Richard Joseph.  A dealer with e-mail is Wheldon & Wesley. Their last cat
had c.500 botanical items. <10087.SQQ1328 at goldgate.ac.uk>.

There is more information on file at the sunsite.unc.edu gopher:-
in sunsite archives/ecology & evolution/misc/book.dealers last time I looked.

I'm preparing a new edition of that file & will send it out to those
interested later in the month.

Geoff Read <read_g at kosmos.wcc.govt.nz>

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