'General Book Depot' was started by Mr. W.R. Goyal in 1933 at 1691, Nai Sarak, Delhi-110006. We were the leading importers of books from U.K & U.S.A. in fifties and sixties. We were agents for Macmillan, Harper & Row, Penguin, McGraw-Hill etc. Our showroom is one of the biggest in Northern-India.
We are one of the leading supplier of books to school and college libraries all over India. We started publishing under the imprint Pigeon & GBD Books in 2008 and have published 300 books till now on English Vocabulary, Classics, School Books, Foreign Languages and Dictionaries.
We have already reprinted many Chinese Language learning books under agreement with Sinolingua, FLP, FLTRP, and PEP, The Commercial Press, NWP, Royal Collins, Hebei Education, Zhejiang Publishing, etc. and are the only importers & distributors of Chinese books in India.
We are having offices/shops at 'GBD Books' at 16, Ansari Road, Daryaganj, New Delhi; 'General Book Depot' at 1691, Nai Sarak, Delhi-110006. We are reprinting and distributing Chinese Language & Cultural books in India under the name of 'China Book Centre'.
'GBD Books' showroom has 2500 sq. ft. area and has thousands of books on different fields & subjects viz., ART, COOKING, CHILDREN, FICTION, FOREIGN LANGUAGES, GENERAL MANAGEMENT, GMAT, GRE, SAT, TOEFL, IELTS, WORD POWER, ENGLISH IMPROVEMENT and ALL TYPES OF DICTIONARIES & ENCYCLOPEDIAS, specializing in CHINESE LANGUAGE and supplying to Defense Libraries all over India.
Ours is a family business running for about 82 years and is run by the third generation.