Hamlyn (publishers)

Hamlyn (publishers)

Hamlyn is a UK publishing company founded by Paul Hamlyn in 1950 with an initial investment of £350. His desire was to create "fine books with the common touch" which remains the foundation of its commercial success. It is part of the Octopus Publishing Group, now owned by Hachette Livre.

Hamlyn is a leadingvague international publisher of non-fiction illustrated books. Two thirds of the business is in international, North American and export markets. It is a high quality,vague innovativevague publisher and since 2003, has made two significant acquisitions:

Godsfield Press was acquired by Hamlyn in October 2003. It is a high qualityvague niche international publisher of illustrated books for the MBSvague market.

Gaia Books was acquired in March 2004. It is a brand leadervague of international co-editions in the field of alternative philosophies and lifestyle.

External links

* [http://www.hamlyn.co.uk Hamlyn Publishing website]
* [http://www.octopus-publishing.co.uk Octopus Publishing Group website]

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