Donald Heald, director of Donald Heald Rare Books has specialized in colour-plate books, prints and maps for almost 40 years. His areas of expertise include Natural History, Americana, Cartography, Voyages & Travels, and related fields. Each subject is broadly represented in the firms extensive inventory, focusing on the finest examples in each instance. With a vast breadth of knowledge in the field, Mr. Heald has acted as advisor to numerous corporations and individuals in the creation and expansion of their collections.
A leading authority in his field, Mr. Heald is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, where he has served on the Board of Governors as Treasurer, and as Security Chairperson. He is also a member of International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, International Fine Print Dealers Association, the American Historical Print Collectors Society, the Grolier Club, and the American Antiquarian Society.