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Scientific Booksellers
Supplier to Libraries and Institutions.

About Us

Galda + Leuchter Scientific Booksellers (G+L) is a supplier to libraries and institutions.

  • We handle monographs, subscriptions and other media in print and e-formats.
    As a company focusing on quality, we are able to meet the many needs of our clients. Our offices are located in Berlin/Germany and Madison/Wisconsin. The company was founded in 1985 in Berlin.
  • We supply publications from standard publishing houses as well as grey literature.
    G+L has developed a recognized international expertise. A list of references is available upon request.

Our employees are trained in the book trade or have an education in arts and humanities. In addition, we have native speakers of different languages available in our offices to allow for ease in communication with our clients and suppliers.

German monographs are usually available for delivery immediately or with short lead-time. Approximately 400,000 German titles ship within one business day. Other publications from Continental Europe and Non Western countries are subject to longer lead-times depending on the country of origin.

Various services (shelf-ready supply, binding, barcodes etc.) are available to meet the specific needs of our clients.

Upon request we search for out-of-print materials.

We offer various formats for invoicing. Invoices can be issued in different currencies.

We supply international clients by mail (printed matter – media mail) or commercial courier.

We supply monographs according to the publisher‘s list price.

We offer excellent discount plans to institutional clients.

G+L offers approval services for German monographs. We supply new releases from relevant publishers based on our client’s selection criteria.

In addition consolidation services and a wide variety of additional technical services are available.

This website describes our services in brief. For full description or specific information please write to


Galda Verlag

Galda Verlag is our publishing arm. The initiative started in 2015. We focus on specialized scholarly books and serials in African and Asian Studies.

We are predominately interested in the humanities, arts and law. Works devoted to country or territory specific topics will receive most interest.

We do not publish Medical and Scientific works with the exception of endemic studies.

For further information and manuscript porposals, please see:


Jürgen Volk M.A.
Executive Editor
Telephone: 033056 / 8809-0

Studio Orientala

Studio Orientalia is a publishing programme (not a company), operated by Biblia Impex, New Delhi and G&L Scientific Booksellers, Glienicke (Berlin). Both firms are long established library suppliers, booksellers and publishers.

Studio Orientalia devotes predominantly to material originally published in form of books and large format albums. Getting access to these volumes is not easy as the works are rare and precious. SO's owners use their private collections but also collaborate with Museums and Libraries throughout the world.

Suggestions for suitable titles or editorship are welcome.

Please write to


Michael Galda
Geschäftsführer Galda + Leuchter GmbH | Galda Verlag
Telephone: 033056 / 8809-0


According to § 5 TMG:

Galda and Leuchter GmbH
Franz Schubert-Str. 61
16548 Glienicke

Represented by:

Galda & Leuchter GmbH, represented by Managing Director Michael Galda


Telephone: +49 33 05 68 80 92
Fax: +49 33 05 68 01 57


Registration in the commercial register.
Register court: Amtsgericht Neuruppin
Registration number: HRB 1609 NP

Value added tax:

Sales tax identification number according to §27 a sales tax law:

Information on professional liability insurance
Name and registered office of insurer:

R + V General Insurance AG
Niedersachsenring 13
30163 Hanover

Scope of insurance: Germany

Dispute settlement

The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (OS):

Our e-mail address can be found above in the imprint.

We are not willing or obliged to participate in dispute resolution procedures before a consumer arbitration board.

Liability for content

As a service provider we are responsible according to § 7 Abs.1 TMG for own contents on these sides according to the general laws. According to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, however, we as a service provider are not obliged to supervise transmitted or stored third-party information or to investigate circumstances that indicate an illegal activity.

Obligations to remove or block the use of information under general law remain unaffected. However, liability in this regard is only possible from the moment of knowledge of a specific infringement. Upon notification of appropriate violations, we will remove this content immediately.

Liability for links

Our offer contains links to external websites of third parties over whose contents we have no influence. Therefore we can not assume any liability for these external contents. The content of the linked pages is always the responsibility of the respective provider or operator of the pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time of linking. Illegal content was not recognizable at the time of linking.

However, a permanent content control of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of a violation of law. Upon notification of violations, we will remove such links immediately.


The content and works on these pages created by the site operators are subject to German copyright law. The duplication, processing, distribution and any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright require the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this site are for private, non-commercial use only.

As far as the contents on this side were not created by the operator, the copyrights of third parties are considered. In particular contents of third parties are marked as such. Should you still be aware of a copyright infringement, we ask for a note. Upon notification of violations, we will remove such content immediately.


Data protection

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Contact Us

Galda + Leuchter GmbH 
Scientific Booksellers

Michael Galda 

Mandy Rückwardt
Orders | Claims | Goods Receipt

Marion Ellerhorst
Subscriptions | Serials | Textbooks

Jürgen Volk