Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 144,306 pages of information and 230,176 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
of 44-45, Rathbone Place, Oxford Street, London, W. Publishers and Exporters
Incorporating Swan Sonnenschein and Co., Ltd., and George Allen and Sons.
1907 After George Allen's death, his eldest daughter, Grace, and the two eldest sons, William and Hugh, continued the business at 44 Rathbone Place, Oxford Street.
1913 The firm entered into receivership
1914 Directors: William S. Allen, Col. P. H. Dalbiac, C.B., and Hugh Allen (Managing); and Grace Allen, Cecil Abbott Reynolds, and Edgar Louis Skinner.
Publishers of Ruskin's works and of those of Maeterlinck as well as publishing General Literature.