Our Story

We are a publisher and wholesale distributor specialising in local books for Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Wiltshire and Yorkshire.

Our company began in the 1940s with the publication of Cornish Recipes - our most famous book! It remains in print today, having never been out of print and is still one of our biggest sellers! Its iconic cover has featured in magazine and clothing photo shoots, and is synonymous with the beautiful Cornishware china.

While always a local publisher, Tor Mark was also the first company to make the most of old photos - specifically though the Bradford Barton imprint in the 1960s. Latterly, we have become associated with high-quality publishing for everyone - both those who live in the areas we serve and those who visit.

We are incredibly lucky to be based in Cornwall, with the sea around 10 minutes away and an amazing array of inspiration around us. Our vision is to publish brilliant local books and to do this, we have an amazing team of authors who bring our ideas together. Our office and sales team have the fantastic job of bring these ideas into the life of our customers - whether that's through creative design, selling into shops, packing the books, delivering parcels and administering all the paperwork - we all work together to bring our ideas to life!

Thank you for taking an interest in Tor Mark. If you would like to know more, or would like to sell our books, please contact our office on +44(0)1209 822101 or office@tormark.co.uk

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