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Book Trade

The offers, prices and products on this website do not apply to trade customers.  For information on trade discounts and purchases please visit Contact Us for orders and customer services contact details.


In the unlikely event that you wish to cancel your order, you may do so in part or in whole, within 30 days of its dispatch (or within eight working days of receiving the goods) by contacting us on If your order has already been shipped, please refer to Returns and refunds section below.

In the event of an order not being fulfilled due to the title being out of stock, an e-mail will be sent to the customer advising when they can expect to receive their order.

In the event of an order not being fulfilled due to the title not being published yet, an e-mail will be sent to the customer advising when they should expect to receive their purchase.

Credit/debit card payment

The customer's card is debited at the time of processing the purchase by Secure Trading.

After reviewing order details in the shopping cart, the customer may opt to proceed to payment. The customer will in this case be conveyed to a Secure Trading secure site. After entering their credit card details into this screen, the customer receives a message from Secure Trading as to the success or failure of their transaction and is then conveyed back to the Crimson Publishing site.

Crimson Publishing does not have access to customer card details at any time.

Refunds will be transacted by Secure Trading on behalf of Crimson Publishing

Data is encrypted for the customer's safety. Crimson Publishing cannot be held responsible for a security failure originating with Secure Trading or other suppliers.


As a general guide, dispatched items are usually delivered according to the guidelines below.

  • United Kingdom: 8 working days
  • Europe: 12–18 working days
  • Rest of world: 18-30 working days

These estimates are based on information from our distributors and cannot be guaranteed by Crimson Publishing



Crimson Publishing will email you with confirmation of the receipt and acceptance of your order. Crimson Publishing at its sole discretion may rescind acceptance, in whole or in part, of any order containing incorrect information, whether this results from technical malfunction or any other cause, or in cases where the order is in conflict with the conditions of purchase.

Items on one order are sent to the same delivery address.

Items that have not been published and have more than 1 month until publication date cannot be purchased on the site. These items can be pre-ordered and we will email you when the titles are available.

Please note: We do not accept orders via fax or over the phone.

Postage and packing

For standard deliveries to our UK (mainland) customers, postage and packing charges will be applied at £2.50 for the first book and £1 for each subsequent book

For UK non-mainland postage and packing charges will be applied at £3.50 for the first book and £1.50 for each subsequent book

For European customers postage and packing charges will be applied at £5.50 for the first book and £3 for each subsequent book

Charges for the rest of world are £6 for the first book and £4 for each subsequent book.


While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website, we reserve the right to amend prices and any other information without notice. Goods will be charged for at the price ruling at the date of despatch.

Returns and refunds

The refunds terms and conditions do not affect the customer's statutory rights.

Returns are accepted for any reason within the 30-day guarantee period (beginning on the date on the dispatch form) or within 8 working days of receiving goods. Customers returning goods are advised to use registered post or recorded delivery, as Crimson Publishing cannot issue refunds for returned items lost in transit.

Please do the following:

  • Make a note for your reference of the order number and item number/ISBN(s) given on the confirmation email
  • Contact us at who will advise you where to return your item
  • Where possible, return the item(s) with the original despatch note and in the original packaging.

Please note that Crimson Publishing will not refund returns postage and packing charges except in the demonstrable event that the customer has received an unordered item, an item damaged in transit, or a faulty item.

Refunds are normally processed within a week of receipt of the returned item or within 30 days of cancellation. Where refunds are requested, the Customer Services Manager will search the customer's order record to prevent instances of fraudulent requests.

We will do our best to provide replacement copies of undelivered or returned items when requested, but Crimson’s only obligation will be to refund purchase costs.


Crimson Publishing reserves the right at its sole discretion not to supply certain customers, or customers in certain countries or to apply any limitations of quantity or value deemed appropriate.


Books purchased in the UK do not attract VAT. However VAT will be charged to orders to EC countries unless a VAT number is stated.