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Grafton was a British paperback imprint established circa 1981 by Granada Publishing Ltd, a subsidiary of media company Granada Group Ltd. It was named after the publishing company's then address, 8 Grafton Street, in central London. Other paperback imprints of Granada at the time included Paladin, later the home of the Paladin Poetry Series, Panther and Mayflower.<ref name="Triad">"British firms unite to launch mass PB venture". Publishers Weekly. Volume 209, Part 2; pg. 19.</ref> A collaboration with hardback publishers Jonathan Cape, Chatto and Windus and The Bodley Head in 1976 resulted in the creation of Triad Books.<ref name="Triad"/>
In 1983 Granada Publishing Ltd was sold to the Glasgow-based publishers William Collins, Sons, which used the name Grafton to consolidate all of Granada's paperback imprints alongside its own existing Fontana imprint.
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