Category:British companies established in 1901
- British companies, corporations or businesses established in the year 1901.
1. Oxford World's Classics – Oxford Worlds Classics is an imprint of Oxford University Press. First established in 1901 by Grant Richards and purchased by the Oxford University Press in 1906, this imprint publishes primarily dramatic and classic literature for students and its competitors include Penguin Classics, Everymans Library and the Modern Library. Most titles include critical apparatus - usually, an introduction, bibliography, chronology, the Worlds Classics imprint was created by London publisher Grant Richards in 1901. Richards had a publishing programme, and this ambition led to the liquidation of Grant Richards in 1905. Henry Frowde, manager of the Oxford University Press, purchased the series in October 1905, Worlds Classics were first published as pocket-sized hardbacks. Currently, they are published in paperback, with selected titles in hardback, the Worlds Classics series was relaunched in 1998 as Oxford Worlds Classics. A decade later, a second followed with a new design for all titles. Compiled by J. Godsey, Geoffrey Milburn and Nicholas Murray, lise Jaillant, ‘Introductions by Eminent Writers’, T. S. Eliot and Virginia Woolf in the Oxford World’s Classics Series. The Book World, Selling and Distributing Literature, 1900-1940, ed. Nicola Wilson, pp. 52-80