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Richard Griffin & Co. was a bookselling, publishing and scientific equipment company owned by Charles Griffin, based in Glasgow, Scotland.[1] In the 19th century it acted as publisher to the University of Glasgow.[2]

It was one of the earliest of the Griffin group of publishers (founded c.1800), and still publishing today as Richard Griffin (1820) Limited.[3]

They were market-leaders in publishing statistical and mathematical books (e.g. Griffin's Statistical Monographs),


  1. ^ Anderson, Robert (1978). The Playfair Collection and the teaching of chemistry at the University of Edinburgh, 1713-1858. Royal Scottish Museum. p. 106. ISBN 9780900733161.
  2. ^ Sitwell, O.F.G. (1993). Four Centuries of Special Geography. UBC Press. p. 126. ISBN 9780774804448.
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