Welcome to Karnac Books Trade

Distributed Titles

Karnac Books distributes the following Publishers worldwide except where indicated otherwise:

Karnac Books
Zeig, Tucker & Theisen (UK and Europe only)

Standard Trade Terms

These terms apply to all new trade customers and non-account trade customers:

Karnac Books titles
Orders of 1 - 5 copies per title = 25%
Orders of 6 + copies per title = 30%

Distributed titles
Orders of 1+ copies per title = 20%

Opening an Account

If you are a bookseller and you want to know the conditions for opening an account please contact:

Trade Manager
Trade Department
Karnac Books
Strype Street,
E1 7LQ,
Tel: +44 (0)20 7431 1075
Email: shop@karnacbooks.com

Placing an Order

If you are a Bookseller and wish to place an order you can do by contacting our distributor Marston Book Services in the following ways:

Telephone: +44 (0) 1235 465500
Fax: +44 (0) 1235 465555
email: trade.orders@marston.co.uk

Marston Book Services Ltd
Trade Department
60 Milton Park
Oxfordshire, OX14 4SD

If you send your order by fax, email or post please ensure that you include your full postal address, a contact name, and telephone number.

If you are ordering from overseas and use a UK based shipper please also include their full name, address, telephone number and any specific requests the shipper might have regarding documentation.

Payment Methods

Pro-forma Invoices and Account Balances can be settled by:

  • Credit/Debit Card: Visa, Visa Delta, Mastercard, Eurocard, Maestro, Solo
  • Bank Draft: only if drawn on a UK Branch for the amount quoted.

All bank charges are to be met by the customer.


There is no postage charge for standard delivery or for overseas customers using a UK based shipper.

There is a minimum postage charge of £4.30. Thereafter actual postage plus packing is charged (calculated by weight)

There is no postage charge for standard delivery for overseas customers using a UK based shipper.

Returns Policy

Karnac Books operates an open returns policy that applies to all Publishers distributed. Please see below for details:

Open Returns
Applicable to:
Clunie Press
Karnac Books
Psychoanalytic Ideas
Rebus Press
Zeig, Tucker & Theisen

Returns will be accepted no earlier than three months after the invoice date and no later than twelve months after the invoice date. A valid invoice number must be quoted. The books must be in re-saleable condition.

Damaged or faulty books must be returned within a month from the invoice date, stating the reason for return and quoting the invoice number.

Out of print books may be returned up to three months after their going out of print. Any books returned that do not meet these conditions will not be credited.

The Bookseller pays all return postage except in the case of damaged, faulty or mis-sent books


Australia and New Zealand

Footprint Books
4/92a Mona Vale Road
Mona Vale
NSW 2103
Tel: +61 02 9997-3973
Fax: +61 02 9997-3185
Email: info@footprint.com.au


Stylus Publishing LLC
Orders and Customer Service
PO Box 605
VA 20172
Tel: + 1 703 661 1581
Fax: + 1 703 661 1501
Email: StylusMail@PressWarehouse.com

All other territories please contact the Trade Department at Karnac Books


If you have any enquires about an existing order or any of our services please contact the Trade Department.
Email: shop@karnacbooks.com

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