ISFDB banner

Publisher: J. B. Lippincott

You are not logged in. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed.

  • Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Publisher Record # 115
  • Webpages: Wikipedia-EN-1, Wikipedia-EN-2, Wikipedia-EN-3
  • Note: Philadelphia 1836 to 1978 Founded 1836 and incorporated 1878 or 1885 as J. B. Lippincott Company --Wikipedia, which also uses "J. B. Lippincott & Co.", and gives both dates Acquired by Harper & Row in 1978 1872 newspaper advertisement "J. B. Lippincott & Co. // Have Just Published" shows footer (centered and wrapped, quote):   Nos. 715 and 717 Market-st., Philadelphia, and No. 25 Bond-st., New York. Successor to Frederick A. Stokes Company by 1943 acquisition, Lippincott reissued some books with no stated date except the copyright year. Some may be stated first editions, presumably meaning either unrevised or first issued as Lippincott. In 1978 J. B. Lippincott was sold to Harper & Row. The company was then sold to Wolters Kluwer in 1990 who merged it with Raven Publishers and then with Williams & Wilkins to form Lippincott Williams & Wilkins in 1998. (unknown source) Joshua Ballinger Lippincott, founder Grandson Joshua Wharton (18871976) joined the company "for 50 years, including as President from 1927 until 1948, and then as Chairman of the Board until his retirement in 1958". Joseph Wharton Lippincott, Jr. (19142003) joined 1937 and as president oversaw its expansion and its 1972 transition to the public company that Harper & Row acquired in 1978. --Wikipedia

Years When Books Were Published

unknown
------ ------ ------ ------ 1864 ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
------ 1871 1872 1873 1874 ------ ------ 1877 ------ ------
1880 ------ ------ 1883 ------ ------ ------ 1887 1888 1889
1890 1891 1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899
------ 1901 1902 ------ ------ 1905 1906 ------ ------ 1909
1910 ------ ------ ------ 1914 1915 1916 1917 ------ 1919
1920 1921 1922 1923 ------ 1925 ------ ------ 1928 1929
1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 ------ 1939
------ 1941 1942 1943 1944 ------ 1946 ------ 1948 ------
1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
1960 1961 1962 1963 ------ ------ 1966 1967 1968 1969
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 ------ 1987 ------ 1989
1990 ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
Copyright (c) 1995-2019 Al von Ruff and the ISFDB team
ISFDB Engine - Version 4.00 (04/24/06)