R.R. Bowker's Publishers, Distributors & Wholesalers of the United States


Publishers, Distributors & Wholesalers of the United States, now in its 42nd edition, is the go-to source for listings of active U.S. publishers, distributors, wholesalers, video producers' manufacturers, audio producers, museums with publishing programs, and other related businesses. This four-volume, 5,400-page edition offers users immediate access to over 500,000 publishers and over 15,000 distributors and wholesalers.

This new edition is a vital resource for public, academic, and community libraries, especially with discount policies included for more than 25,000 companies in the Name Index. Here, publishers provide discount information for bookstores, schools, libraries, wholesalers, jobbers, individuals, and government agencies. With so many discounts listed and so many publishers, wholesalers, and distributors all in one consolidated source, finding the titles that libraries, bookstores, and patrons need has never been easier.

The 2021 Publishers, Distributors & Wholesalers of the United States is separated into four comprehensive volumes—the first for categorization by Publisher Name (A-G), the second for categorization by Publisher Name (H-P), the third for categorization by Publisher Name (Q-Z) and Geographical Index from Alabama to Guam,  and the fourth by Geographical Index from Hawaii to Wyoming and ISBN Prefix Index. All indexes are presented alphabetically, then numerically, ensuring effortless research for the user.

For 42 years, R.R. Bowker’s Publishers, Distributors & Wholesalers of the United States has served as a top-shelf, comprehensive reference guide. With over 500,000 publishers and over 15,000 distributors and wholesalers on file, this updated resource is a must for libraries, bookstores, and their patrons across the country.


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Pub. Date: November 2020
Hardcover: 5400 pages
ISBN: 978-1-64265-540-7
Price: $985