D. Appleton & Company

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D. Appleton & Company
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StatusDefunct
Founded1825 [1]
Founder Daniel Appleton
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Successor
Country of originUnited States
Headquarters locationNew York City

D. Appleton & Company was an American publishing company founded by Daniel Appleton, who opened a general store which included books. He published his first book in 1831. The company's publications gradually extended over the entire field of literature. It issued the works of contemporary scientists at moderate prices, for example, Herbert Spencer, John Tyndall, Thomas Huxley, Charles Darwin, etc. Medical books formed a special department, and books in the Spanish language for the South American market were a specialty which the firm made its own. In belles lettres and American history, it had a strong list of names among its authors. [2]

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