D. Appleton & Company

D. Appleton & Company
Status Defunct
Founded 1831
Founder Daniel Appleton
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location New York City

D. Appleton & Company was an American company founded by Daniel Appleton (December 10, 1785 – March 27, 1849), who opened a general store which included books. He published his first book in 1831. The company's publications gradually extended over the entire field of literature. It issued the works of contemporary scientists at moderate prices, for example, Herbert Spencer, John Tyndall, Thomas Huxley, Charles Darwin, etc. Medical books formed a special department, and books in the Spanish language for the South American market were a specialty which the firm made its own. In belles lettres and American history it had a strong list of names among its authors.[1]


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  1.  Rines, George Edwin, ed. (1920). "Appleton, Daniel". Encyclopedia Americana.
  2. "House of Appleton". Major American Publishers. The Hyde Park Book Store. Archived 2012-02-07. Retrieved 2013-09-14.
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