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Telephone: + 44 (0) 7971 352 473 or +33 (0) 380 896 760

Registered office: Hayloft Publishing Ltd, 2 Staveley Mill Yard, Staveley, Kendal, LA8 9LR, UK.

Editorial office : Hayloft Publishing Ltd, L'Ancien Presbytere, 21460 Corsaint, France.

Trade customers: We offer normal trade terms and send books by post or carrier. Please telephone 07971 352473 or email: for further details.

Manuscripts: If you are thinking of sending a manuscript for us to consider, please contact us by email first. We publish around eight books a year so the year's production plan soon fills up. If you would like us to consider your manuscript to be included in our schedule please send a hard copy plus a reading fee of £50 to the editorial address above.

Why publish a book?

The average life of a digital computer file is 3 years, after which it will have to be saved in a new format.

The life of film on cellulose is around 600 years.

The life of a book is over 2,500 years. The oldest book currently known is an Etruscan script found in a tomb in south western Bulgaria.

The life of music is over 3,400 years. The oldest known song is a Sumerian hymn written on a clay tablet found in the Syrian city of Ugarit.

The life of a painting is over 35,000 years – the date of some cave paintings in both Asia and Europe.

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