We believed in the existence in this country of a vast reading public for intelligent books at a low price and staked everything on it.
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|Birth:||21st September, 1902|
|Death:||7th July, 1970|
Allen Lane Williams was born in Bristol to Camilla and Samuel Williams, and studied at Bristol Grammar School. In 1919 he joined the publishing company Bodley Head as an apprentice to his uncle and founder of the company John Lane. In the process, he and the rest of his family changed their surname to Lane to retain the childless John Lane's company as a family firm.
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