Trade Sales

Oxbow Books is a publisher and distributor of books on archaeology, and the ancient and medieval worlds. As well as continuing to have great success in our ‘core’ subject areas, we now distribute titles in Art & Architecture, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Theology, Modern History, Language and Literature and much more.The titles which we publish and distribute are available to booksellers on a trade basis. Please note that this does not include the bargain priced books on our website.

Visit our catalogue page for the latest trade catalogues

Trade Terms:
The standard trade discount is 35%
A scholarly discount (s) of 25% applies to selected publications of the British School at Rome, Spink Books and Sidestone Press.

All trade orders should be placed with Orca Book Services Ltd.
To set up an account with Orca email

Orca Book Services Limited,
Order Department,
160 Milton Park,
Abingdon, Oxon
OX14 4SB

Fax: 01235 465555


Orca Book Services Limited,
Credit Control Department,
160 Milton Park,
Abingdon, Oxon
OX14 4SD

Authorised Returns:
Orca Book Services Limited,
Unit A3,
Fleets Corner,
Poole, Dorset
BH17 0HL

Trade returns must be within a 3-12 month window from invoice date and sent to the Oxbow sales team to authorise. Returns are made at the customer's own expense and must be returned in a resalable condition.

Oxbow Books Sales Team:

Martin Ashworth
Academic & Export Sales Manager

Jean-Marc Evans
Sales Manager, South of England

Elisa Rosolin
Sales Executive

Sales Representation:

Scotland & Northern England:
Anna Murphy

Midlands & Wales:
Ian Tripp

Brian Blennerhassett

North America & Canada: 
Casemate Academic,

Spain, Portugal & Gibraltar:
Peter Prout, Iberian Book Services,

Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark & Iceland:
Angel Eurosales, or 

Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland & France (excluding Paris): 
Dineke Kemper,     

Jean-Marc Evans, Casemate UK, 

Eastern Europe
Marek Lewinson,

Italy & Greece:
Flavio Marcello,

Middle East:
Avicenna Partnership Ltd., 
Claire De Gruchy,
Bill Kennedy,
Tel: +44 (0) 1387 247375

South Africa:
Mark Hackney, Blue Weaver,  

Michael Coffey, Peribo Pty Ltd.,

Benjamin Pan,

South East & East Asia:
Andrew White, The White Partnership,


A list of distribution clients whose titles can be supplied at trade terms can be found here.

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