Orbis Publishing

Orbis Publishing Ltd. was a United Kingdom-based publisher of books and partworks. The company was founded in 1970 and changed its name to De Agostini UK Ltd. in 1999 after being acquired by the Italian De Agostini group. The Orbis Publishing Company formed in 1994 is unrelated.

Orbis Publishing
Limited
IndustryPublishing
FateAcquired by Italian De Agostini group
SuccessorDe Agostini UK Ltd
Founded1970; 50 years ago (1970)
Defunct1999 (1999)
Headquarters

PartworksEdit

  • Scandal
  • Natural Choice
  • One to One
  • The Home Computer Course
  • The Home Computer Advanced Course
  • PC Genius
  • NAM (The Vietnam Experience 1965-75)
  • Unsolved
  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft[1]
  • War in Peace
  • War Machine
  • The Elite: Against All Odds
  • The Blues Collection[2]
  • The Unexplained
  • The British Empire
  • Play it Today
  • All About Science
  • The Movie: The Illustrated History of the Cinema, published December 1979 to January 1983 (in 158 chapters)
  • World of Automobiles
  • On Four Wheels (in 165 parts)
  • On Two Wheels (in 121 parts)
  • The Encyclopedia of Super Cars
  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Wildlife (in 62 parts)
  • Warplane (in 120 parts)
  • The History of Rock
  • World War II
  • The Classic Collection
  • Dinosaurs! (An Orbis Play and Learn Collection)[3]
  • Bugs (An Orbis Play and Learn Collection)[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ UK Aircraft Magazines, aeroflight.co.uk. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  2. ^ Partworks, publishinghistory.com. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  3. ^ Dinosaurs - Orbis Play and Learn Collection, ukprintarchive.com. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  4. ^ Bugs - Orbis Play and Learn Collection, ukprintarchive.com. Retrieved 4 November 2019.

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