Appleton-Century-Crofts

Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc. was a division of the Meredith Publishing Company. It is a result of the merger of Appleton-Century Company with F.S. Crofts Co. in 1948. Prior to that The Century Company had merged with D. Appleton & Company in 1933.

Appleton-Century-Crofts
StatusDefunct
Founded1948
SuccessorAppleton & Lange (medical)
Prentice Hall (textbooks)
Hawthorn Books (trade)
Country of originUnited States

The Century Company and its subsequent incarnations published the New Century Dictionary.

Eventually Meredith sold the majority of the company and the Appleton name to Prentice-Hall in 1973.[1] Part of the company became part of Hawthorn Books and New Win Publishing.

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ImprintsEdit

  • Century vagabond books of travel

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gelder, Lawrence Van (1973-11-11). "Main Operations of Appleton Sold". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2018-01-15.
  2. ^ "PUBLISHER READY TO BUY APPLETON; Meredith Offers $7,000,000 for Book Concern Here -- Plan Given Approval". The New York Times. 1960-10-12. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-12-21.
  3. ^ Gelder, Lawrence Van (1973-11-11). "Main Operations of Appleton Sold". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-12-21.
  4. ^ "McGraw-Hill to buy Appleton & Lange". Retrieved 2018-05-13.
  • New Century Dictionary. (1963). ii. New York:Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc.

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