Ward Lock & Co
Ebenezer Ward and George Lock starting a publishing concern in 1854 which became known as "Ward and Lock". Based originally in Fleet Street, London it outgrew its offices and in 1878 moved completely to Salisbury Square, London.
James Bowden came in to the now three way partnership. In 1882 offices were opened in New York, and in 1884 in Melbourne. In the mid-1890s, the company opened an office in Toronto, Canada; however, this was closed in 1919.
- Ward and Lock – 1852 to 1891
- Ward, Lock and Bowden Company – 1891 to 1893
- Ward Lock and Bowden Ltd. – 1893 to 1897
- Ward Lock & Co. Ltd. – 1897 to present
- Mrs. Beeton
- Nigel Tranter: early novels (1937–1956) and westerns (published under the pseudonym 'Nye Tredgold', 1950–1958)
- Dornford Yates
- Thomas Hughes
- Leslie Charteris
- RM Ballantyne
- Bulwer Lytton
Some famous books and series were published by Ward Lock:
- 6D Copyright Novels 
- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
- A Study in Scarlet (the first novel featuring Sherlock Holmes)
- The Fair Britain Series
- Gardening Books[clarification needed]
- Martin Rattler by R. M. Ballantyne (reprint)
- Meet the Tiger (the first book featuring The Saint)
- The Model-Making Series
- Mrs Beeton's Cookery Books
- Mrs Beeton's Household Management
- The Picture of Dorian Gray
- Pilgrim's Progress (reprint)
- Seven Little Australians
- Tom Brown's School Days
- Wonder Books for Children
The Windsor Magazine was published monthly from January 1895 until September 1939 (537 issues).
- Harold 3rd edition pub. by Ward Lock and Co. First ed. pub in 1848, but by whom[clarification needed]
- "about the red guides". Ward Lock & Co's Illustrated Guide Books for collectors and enthusiasts. Retrieved 6 June 2013.
- "Image : Ward, Lock & Co.'s Series of Copyright Novels : 6d". Runela.net. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
- Living, Edward. Adventure in Publishing: The House of Ward Lock 1854–1954 (1954)
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