of the Publishers and the Published of Catalonia

Barcelona, 1947-1996


(Updated 16/05/2024)

Aedos, an abbreviation of the Agència Editora i Distribuïdora d’Obres Selectes (Publishing and Distribution Agency of Select Works), was a publishing house founded in Barcelona in 1947 by Josep M. Cruzet and later managed by his wife, Maria Borràs de Quadras.

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Josep Maria Cruzet collection. Editorial Aedos at the Biblioteca de Catalunya

The Biblioteca de Catalunya purchased this collection from Sebastià Borràs, one of the directors of Llibreria Catalònia. It contains both professional documentation – from the Llibreria Catalònia, Casa del Libro, Editorial Selecta and Editorial Aedos – and personal documents. It comprises 105 boxes which contain reports, bylaws, account books, homages to authors, documentation on collections, translations, censorship papers, literary awards, etc.

Catalogue of publishers and booksellers from the Bergnes de las Casas collection (Biblioteca de Catalunya)

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Catalogue of publishers of Catalonia from 1940 to 1975 (Biblioteca de Catalunya)

Llanas, Manuel. L'Edició a Catalunya. Segle XX (1939-1975). Barcelona: Gremi d'Editors de Catalunya, 2005.