About Us

"Lexicon" Maciej Woliński

Lexicon is a family-owned company, which was established in Warsaw in 1990. We are a leading exporter of Polish scholarly materials. „Lexicon” serves academic, public and state libraries, institutions and bookstores. Our company supplies books and periodicals within the scope of humanities and social sciences. We work with the majority of Polish publishers and can provide all Polish publications currently on the market.

Our Services


We release a catalogue with approximately 200 titles every 2 weeks. Our catalogue is a reliable source of information about newly published Polish books. It is available on our web page, we also send it by electronic mail.

Approval plan services

We have long experience in supplying books within the framework of approval plans. We follow our customers' guidelines such as budget, preferred disciplines, dates of publication, scholarly level and so on. On the basis of a profile sent to us, we select best quality materials to meet our client needs. Our selections are relevant, which is confirmed by low return rates. You can rely on our full assistance in setting up and implementation of approval plans. We are flexible and open to your needs.

Blanket orders, Firm orders

We are also ready to prepare special order lists for you in addition to our catalogue. We are always glad to process your firm orders.


We offer Polish newspapers, periodicals - journals as well as magazines and monograph series. You can order subscriptions and standing orders for irregular periodicals or books published in series. Moreover, we supply back issues.

Special requirements

In addition to materials which we offer in our catalogues we respond to our clients' special requests. We search for rare books, translations, childrens's literature etc. depending on customer needs. We also supply a wide range of other materials, such as movies, music, brochures and posters.

Duplication policy

Before sending books we check the clients' library catalogues and exchange programs.

Marc21 records

Since 2002 we create Marc21 records consistent with Library of Congress standards. We supply Marc21 records without charge to our customers.


Lexicon ships books by UPS and the Polish Post. The best way of shipping is always tailored to our clients' needs.