Talk:A & C Black

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More information[edit]

I see the company called "A & C Black Publishers Ltd." on the 'Net. The website and history links in the article have expired. I didn't look up Charles Black. Since Adam black has his own article, some CB info would be nice to add to this article.

Company information:

  • Brief publisher info -

http://www.publishersglobal.com/directory/publisher-profile/1001/

  • Company Overview of A & C Black Publishers Limited at Bloomberg Businessweek -

http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=27265493

  • Brief publisher information, but more detailed tham Bloomberg Businessweek -

http://www.writersservices.com/reference/c-black-publishers-ltd

Some notable books published by A & C Black Publishers Ltd:

  • publishes the Who's Who series from 1897 on -

http://www.writersservices.com/reference/c-black-publishers-ltd

  • published the Who Was Who series, 1897-until at least 2005 -

http://www.abebooks.co.uk/book-search/title/who-was-who/author/adam-and-charles-black/sortby/3/page-1/

  • Adam & Charles Black: Publishing history of the books listed on the site (the earlier ones are obviously by other publishers with "Black in their name) -

http://openlibrary.org/publishers/Adam_&_Charles_Black

  • Black's General Atlas of the World

"The publishing house of Adam and Charles Black was founded in 1807 when Adam Black opened his own bookshop shortly after his twenty-third birthday." http://www.abebooks.com/Blacks-General-Atlas-World-Adam-Charles/1671138188/bd

  • owned the Encyclopædia Britannica from about 1827 to 1901 -

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/186618/Encyclopaedia-Britannica/301338/Seventh-edition#ref2463 http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/186618/Encyclopaedia-Britannica/301340/Ninth-edition#ref1120207

Thank you, Wordreader (talk) 19:43, 15 September 2013 (UTC)