Frances Lincoln Publishers

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Frances Lincoln Publishers
Parent company Quarto Group
Founded 1977
Founder Frances Lincoln
Headquarters location London, N1
United Kingdom
Distribution Bookpoint (UK)
Publishers Group West (US)
Publication types Books
Official website

Frances Lincoln Publishers is a British book publishing company based in London, founded by Frances Lincoln.


The company was founded in 1977.[1] It publishes illustrated books, especially on art, architecture, design, gardening, landscape, and walking, and, since 1983, children's books. Publishing partners have included Amnesty International, Oxfam, the Royal Horticultural Society, and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Frances Lincoln died in February 2001, aged 55, and her husband, John Nicoll, took over the running of the company.[1] In August 2011, Frances Lincoln Publishers was bought by Quarto Group for £4.5 million.[2]

Frances Lincoln publishes over a hundred books each year, with almost a thousand books in print.[citation needed] The company's annual turnover is around £6 million and it employs about 40 people.[citation needed] The company offices are now in Islington, London, UK.

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