Jim Taylor 1_iron at
Mon Aug 17 11:37:24 EDT 1998

I used for a search for Charlie's book, and they found
"copies" at, I think, Boston Book Warehouse.  I ordered three copies thru
bibliofind;  I received one.  I suppose they are out of stock now, too.  The
one I received was the first (hardback)edition.  The price was great,
however; $10 + $4 S&H.

Jim Taylor
-----Original Message-----
From: Liz Day <lday at>
Cc: leps-l at <leps-l at>
Date: Sunday, August 16, 1998 11:11 PM
Subject: Re: Covell's EASTERN MOTHS

>> Moth lovers,
>> I have been keeping my eyes pealed for Charley Covell's EASTERN MOTHS
>> (now out of print) and have seen it disappear from the shelves of new
>> book stores and as well from the shelves of old book stores.
>> The present generation of moth-ers are keeping their copies close to
>> their vest and a new generation of lepidopterists will have to inherit
>> the volumes from retiring seniors.  We will have to maintain a watch of
>> the old book stores to provide our fellow moth-ers the direction to find
>> their Covell.
>Yes, it's gonna become like a secret society, the people who know where to
>find this book vs. the benighted, uninitiated masses.
>Liz Day
>LDAY at
>Indianapolis, Indiana, central USA - 40 N latitude, zone 5.

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