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Publisher: Lester & Orpen Dennys

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  • Publisher: Lester & Orpen Dennys Publisher Record # 25597
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  • Note: Canadian publishing company based in Toronto. Founded in 1973 by Malcolm Lester and Eve Orpen (died 1978) as "Lester & Orpen". Changed in 1979 (reorganized as or succeeded by?) "Lester & Orpen Dennys" with partners Lester and Louise Dennys. Sold August 1988 to Pagurian, December 1988 to Hees Bancorp, with Lester and Dennys in place. Ceased operation 1990-01-09, except as a backlist operation within Key Porter Books. --H. J. Kirchhoff, "L&OD suspends publishing: Financial backing is withdrawn", The Globe and Mail (Toronto) 1990-01-10 pC1 (source for two paragraphs) Lester Publishing (est. 1991 by partners Malcolm Lester and Anna Porter) issued some new editions of L&OD books. Key Porter Books went bankrupt in 2011.

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