Unfortunately, it is currently NOT possible to place an order through our webshop. For orders and requests, please give us a call (+31 (0)20-4220542) or send us an e-mail: boekhandel[at]

For an impression of our collection, please check (in Dutch). Or come visit our bookshop!

Visiting hours

Our bookstore is open every Monday - Friday between 13:00 - 17:30, and Saturdays between 13:00 - 17:00.


Bookstore Perdu
Kloveniersburgwal 86
1012 CZ Amsterdam The Netherlandse
tel: +31 (0)20 4220542


The bookstore of Perdu is the only poetry bookstore in the Netherlands. Its collection consists of a wide range of Dutch and international, traditional and experimental poetry. In addition, the bookstore has a substantial collection of poetic essays, bibliophile editions, second hand poetry, poetry anthologies and poetry gifts.

We are happy to welcome you in our bookstore and will gladly share our knowledge and assist you during your visit.

Book Stand

The bookstore of Perdu is happy to provide a book stand during presentations, literary programs and festivals. We work with both publishers and literary organizations. Examples are:


The following volunteers work for the bookstore: Laurette Baten (book table), Pyet van Brink, Peter Prins, Simone Aronson, Mark Putman Cramer (coördinator), Oliver Taylor en Hanneke de Boer.