Welbeck acquires assets of Eddison Books

Welbeck acquires assets of Eddison Books

Welbeck Publishing Group has bought the assets of wellness publisher Eddison Books. 

The group acquired the assets for an undisclosed sum from the Fisher Company, and intends to fufil Eddison's 2020 publishing programme, working with the company's scheduled authors, illustrators and partners. The 2021 programme for Eddison will be released under Welbeck's imprints. 

Welbeck joint executive director Marcus Leaver said: "I have admired from afar the books and products that Eddison has made over the years. This deal gives us the opportunity to expand Welback's publishing into a new category that complements our existing publishing." 

Eddison Books was launched in 1892 under the name Eddison Saad, and published illustrated mind, body and spirit non-fiction. It was relaunched in 2015 by Stéphane Leduc, founder of French press Leduc.s Editions. The company expanded to publish health, diet and fitness-related literature, in addition to self-help books.  

Recent publications include The Vegan Kitchen by Rose Glover and Laura Nickoll, and Chakra Crystals by Kate Tomas.