Re: Willmann-Bell is Gone!

William Rust

What a loss.  I didn't know.  I have purchased many books and from them.  I guess the Pandemic sunk them.

The Naval Observatory went down a couple of years ago, and data is scarce.  It seems like blind luck to find what I need.

What next?

From: <> on behalf of George Reynolds via <pathfinder027@...>
Sent: Tuesday, July 13, 2021 6:02 PM
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Subject: [BackBayAstro] Willmann-Bell is Gone!
I just found out, about six months late, that astronomy book publisher Willmann-Bell is gone!  Apparently, they closed their doors without any warning at the end of 2020.  Who else knew about it?

Their Web site is still up, but that is misleading.  I wanted to buy an updated version of Uranometria 2000.0, and kept getting error messages when trying to put it into my shopping cart.  Then I found another site that said they had closed.

They had a lot of good astronomy books.  What a loss!


George Reynolds

"Solar System Ambassador" for South Hampton Roads, Virginia
Back Bay Amateur Astronomers (BBAA)


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