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26 April 2018

Alban Books


Alban Books are based in Edinburgh and provide sales, marketing, distribution and customer service in the UK and Europe for US, German, Swiss and Israeli religious publishers. They offer a wide range of titles in the fields of religion, spirituality and social issues.


We were established in 1995 and are owned by -

  • Augsburg Fortress Publishers
  • Orbis Books
  • Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co


We also distribute -

  • Ave Maria Press
  • Hendrickson Publishers
  • Convivium Press


In certain territories we represent -

  • British Library
  • SCM/Canterbury Press
  • Saint Andrew Press
  • Church House Publishing
  • Westminster John Knox Press


We offer a wide range of titles in the fields of Religion, Spirituality and Social Issues. We have books for children, youth and adults, general readers and professionals, students, teachers and scholars.  Our books cover a broad spectrum of interests including Christian Living, World Religions, Ethics, Biblical Studies, Church History, Religion and Science, Mission Studies and Ministry.


Alban Books is based in Edinburgh, and we have a sales office in Bristol.  Books are warehoused at, and orders processed and despatched from, Marston Book Services near Oxford.



People: Elaine Reid (Marketing Manager); Laura Muir (Sales and Marketing Executive); Nigel Parkinson (Sales Manager); Margaret Reid (Accounts); Jonny Gallant (Managing Director)

Address: Alban Books, 14 Belford Road, Edinburgh EH4 3BL
Tel: 0131 226 2217
Fax: 0131 225 5999