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Vine House Distribution

Specialist sales, marketing and distribution for small to medium sized publishers




This vital service consists of sales representation to all book trade outlets (including bookshops, retail chains, library suppliers, wholesalers, internet bookshops, educational suppliers, export booksellers, specialist outlets, non-traditional outlets) at head office and retail level throughout the UK, Eire and overseas through a team of experienced representatives (see below).

We carry out detailed research into and development of alternative markets (e.g. through Internet and specialist bookshops), where appropriate.

Targeted mailings and emailing of catalogues, advance information sheets, press releases, publicity bulletins and other promotional material.

Promotion of selected titles on the Internet.

Electronic communication of title details to Nielsen Bookdata, Bowker, Amazon, Gardners, Bertrams, Book Depository, etc.


James Wickham

Gardners, London, Kent, Sussex  

Robert Ertle

Bertrams, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Surrey

Jonathan Brooks

Cheshire, Cleveland, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Durham, East Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Merseyside, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Tyne & Wear, West Yorkshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Isle of Man.

Colin Edwards

Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire, Hereford & Worcester, Dyfed, Glamorgan, Gwent, Powys, Gwynedd, Clwyd, Anglesey, Channel Islands.

Geoff Bryan


John Talbot (Children’s titles)

London, Bag of Books, Kew Gardens, RHS Bookshop, The Book Nook


Gunnar Lie & Associates

Europe, Middle East, Far East, Asia, South-East Asia, Africa, Caribbean and South America