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Status Defunct
Founded 1948
Successor Prentice Hall
Country of origin United States

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.

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

Eventually part of the company became integrated into Academic Learning Company, LLC; the remainder became part of Prentice-Hall in 1973.


  • Century vagabond books of travel

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New Century Dictionary. (1963). ii. New York:Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc.