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Lecturis is present at:

Unseen: we will participate again at the photobookfair during Unseen Amsterdam. Lecturis is publisher (from the beginning in 2012) of the yearly winner of the Unseen dummy award that will be announced during the festival (on friday the 20th).
Unseen takes place at Westergas, 20 – 22 September 2019.

Polycopies: during Paris Photo 2019 the boat in the river Seine where this fair takes place is a crowded hotspot for photobook lovers.
Publishers and photographers show and sell their new photobooks.
Save the date! 6 – 10 November 2019.

Beurs voor bijzondere uitgevers: This fair is a well known bookfair which takes place in the magical Paradiso Church. Over 100 publishers show their new titles on Sunday the 8th of December 2019.

publishing past and present

Lecturis was founded in 1922 as a publishing company. In 1940, printing became its primary activity and in 2010 Lecturis began publishing books again. Books about art, design, photography and cultural history with an outstanding quality in design, printing and finishing. The books are being distributed in the Netherlands and around the world.

Since 2015 Lecturis is a publisher with three imprints: Lecturis, DATO and Citrus. Books by Lecturis have a focus on art, (graphic) design and photography. Books by DATO have a cultural historical character but also sports and life style books are part of this imprint. Citrus started in the summer of 2019 as an imprint with books about cooking.

Lecturis uses its own webshop, CB for the Netherlands and Belgium and Idea Books Amsterdam (  for international distribution. The Lecturis agent for sales in the Netherlands is Ef en Ef Media ( and in Belgium it is Elke Dag Boeken, Antwerp (
Citrus sales is done by Michiel Boek (Bureau Boek), (

Publishing idea?:
Feel free to get in contact with us in case you have a publishing idea. We will review the information we receive to see what the possibilities are to turn an idea into reality.

Our latest brochure with upcoming books and the backlist of older titles: