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Wells Gardner, Darton and Co

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1929. British Industries Fair catalogue.

of 3 Paternoster Buildings, London E.C.4.

1782 Company founded by the Darton family publishing childrens literature.

1901 Produced a number of compilations of older stories, including reissues of 'The Seven Champions of Christendom' and many compilations of stories from Chaucer's 'The Canterbury Tales'.

1904 Frederick Joseph Harvey Dalton became a director of Wells Gardner, Darton and Co which he edited between 1901 and 1931.

1929 Advert for Children's Books; Boarded Books and Popular Annuals; Adventure, School and Historical Stories; Classic Literature. (Stand C.40). [1]

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  1. 1929 British Industries Fair Advert 222; and p65