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Wordsworth Editions is a British publisher known for their low cost editions of classic literature and non-fiction works.

Wordsworth Editions
FounderMichael Trayler
Country of originUnited Kingdom
DistributionBookpoint (UK)
L.B.May & Associates (US)
Om Books International (India)
Peribo (Australia)[1]
Publication typesBooks
Fiction genresclassic literature

The firm was founded by Michael Trayler in 1987.[2] The firm began to sell paperbacks at £1 in 1992.[3] The firm has approximately 500 titles in print.[2] The firm is family owned and based in Ware, Hertfordshire, England.[2]


  1. ^ "Wordsworth Editions". Retrieved 2017-12-03.
  2. ^ a b c "A brief history". Wordsworth Editions. Retrieved November 2, 2015.
  3. ^ Flood, Alison (December 9, 2011). "Cheap classics boom as rest of book trade struggles". The Guardian. Retrieved November 2, 2015.

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