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The Norwegian Publishers' Association (Norwegian : Den norske Forleggerforening) is a publishing house association in Norway.

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It was established in 1895 by William Martin Nygaard as a sub-group of the Norwegian Booksellers Association. The two separated in 1956. [1]

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  1. "Den norske Forleggerforening". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 28 September 2013.