Classic from three spires books browse recent arrivals. Odhams press limited made and printed by the greycaine book manufacturing company limited of watford, herts. Odhams press limited made and printed by the greycaine book manufacturing. Set of 16 dickens novels for sale by charles dickens unknown. Greycaine book manufacturing company derived its name from its directors, frank. Buy charles dickens odhams press and get the best deals. Dickens barnaby rudge sellersupplied images abebooks. Good afternoon, welcome to just answer, my name is xxxxx xxxxx i would be happy to assist you with your question. Made and printed by the greycaine book manufacturing comp.
Smd, 9 years ago both the links i posted are for the same books, c1930 16volume set of dickens books by odhams press limited. Greycaine book manufacturing company, watford historypieces. Dickens set of 16 books undated but believed to be circa 1930. I have a complete 16 book collection of dickens which was. This published a large series of hard cover novels. A christmas carol and other stories by charles dickens, with illustrations by john leech, odhams press limited, long acre, london, wc2. Read our blog post about the bicentenary of charles dickens first editions and watch our video on the publishing formats of charles dickens first editions. Greycaine industrial estate in north watford takes its name from greycaine book manufacturing company, which moved there in 1926. Charles dickens first editions books and novels from author, copies in fine bindings, handsome sets of his collected works and original letters and manuscripts. Greycaine printed books and series for other publishers, such as odhams press. There is no visible publishing date, but we think they date back to the 1940s. Circa 1930 16 book set of charles dickens by odhams press.
I remember seeing them in my grandmothers book case when i was very young. By 1935 competition from lowercost penguin paperbacks first published in. Collection of 15 charles dickens books, in very good condition. Made and printed by the greycaine book manufacturing company limited watford herts. Dickens set of 16 books undated but believed to be circa. London publisher duckworth published their literary readers library from 19101927 and may have been forced to rename the series as the new readers series due to the. Odhams press, printed by the greycaine book manufacturing co ltd. Dickens classic novels books by odhams press ltd greycaine. Based on current market values your charles dickens book set consisting of 16 books produced by the greycaine book manufacturing company in watford england c. Despite the fact that greycaine book manufacturing company was one of the pioneers in the mass production of good quality books sold at prices accessible to all, little has been written about it.503 875 697 163 445 200 1196 155 1125 17 1574 420 781 906 824 234 930 1329 1270 688 1047 538 326 499 823 990 495 228 379 480 384 693 1299 326 1104