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24 January 2022


Bookspeed is the market-leading supplier of books to the cultural heritage and specialist retail sectors in the UK. Established in Edinburgh in 1986 by Annie Rhodes and Kingsley Dawson, Bookspeed is still a family-owned business and Lewis Dawson, Annie and Kingsley's younger son, is now the Managing Director.

We are committed to providing a highly-personalised, friendly and responsive service to our customers throughout the UK and Ireland and our skilled teams work closely with them to develop bespoke, seasonal book ranges to match their retail profile, sourcing appropriate titles from a wide range of publishers.

The vital founding principles of inclusivity, openness, responsibility and respect remain at the core of the business. They inform everything we do and ensure that Bookspeed strives to be the best possible company both to work for and do business with.



Jonny Gallant, Publisher Relationships Manager


Address: Bookspeed, 16 Salamander Yards, Edinburgh EH6 7DD

Tel: 0131 467 8100