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Note: There are other publishers with the same name: Collins (Australia), Collins (Canada)

  • Publisher: Collins Publisher Record # 250
  • Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
  • Note: London Established 1819 in Glasgow aka William Collins e.g. in 1989 it was William Collins Sons & Co Ltd For this publisher (1819 to 1990) see also W. Collins Sons & Co.; W. Collins Sons; William Collins Sons. See also Collins / BCE. William Collins is now an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers (HarperCollins (UK), presumably since soon after its 1990 acquisition by News Corp. William Collins (17891853) was successful from 1841 as a printer of Bibles. Sir William Collins (18171895) from 1848 developed the publishing business; with his two sons as William Collins, Sons & Co. from 1868. --Wikipedia (*)"In 1819, millworker William Collins from Glasgow, Scotland, set up a company for printing and publishing pamphlets, sermons, hymn books, and prayer books." In 1824 it published its first dictionary, Greek and English Lexicon. From 1840 it produced illustrated dictionaries. Collins began publishing "affordable editions of classical literature" in the 19th century and inaugurated the named series Collins Handy Illustrated Pocket Novels in 1903. --"History of Collins", in a 2015 Collins Classics ebook (ISBN 978-0-00-811051-2 viewed as "Look inside" at Amazon UK)

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