For over 65 years, you, our customers, have put their trust in TALAS.

Counting on us to deliver the highest quality materials and services around the world.

Our success is measured by the service we provide.


You deserve our best price every day. That’s why we don’t have sales. We do not mark up prices just to mark them down.

Have the confidence to purchase what you want, when you want it, at the same price every day.

Talas, an enormous loftlike shop, is the city’s most comprehensive source for bookbinding supplies.

-The New York Times


TALAS is synonymous to quality. You have needs for the highest quality products and deadlines for your work; were here to help.

Tens of thousands of amazingly unique and high quality items in stock ready to ship around the world - all in a New York minute!


Packaging is an integral part to our DNA, and we’ve been doing it a long time. We have a delicate and sensitive inventory, demanding clients, and the knowledge and experience to get it done.

Proudly made in Brooklyn, New York.TALAS is proud to have been certified by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce as a Brooklyn-Made Company! We manufacture and package the majority of our product catalog right here in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Read more...


We are committed to sourcing the highest quality materials from around the globe.

Need something that we don’t have, please ask!


Established in 1962 by Elaine and Herbert Haas, TALAS became the first company in the United States to serve the museum and library community with hand bookbinding and conservation supplies. Read more...