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John Ayres

John Ayres (fl. 1680–1700), an English author, scribe and publisher.

Humphrey Robinson

Humphrey Robinson (died 13 November 1670) was a prominent London publisher and bookseller of the middle seventeenth century.
Robinson was the son of a Bernard Robinson, a clerk from Carlisle; other members of his family were important clergymen and church office-holders. Humphrey Robinson became a “freeman” (a full member) of the Stationers Company on June 30, 1623. He was active as an independent bookseller in the years 1624–70. Based in his shop at the sign of the Three Pigeons in St. Paul’s Churchyard, he was “one of the largest and most important booksellers of this period.”

Francis Rous

Francis Rous or Rouse (1579 – January 1659) was an English politician and a prominent Puritan. He wrote several theological and devotional works and was also Provost of Eton.

David Bell (publisher)

Sir David Charles Maurice Bell (born 30 September 1946) is a former Director for People at Pearson Group and a former Chairman of the Financial Times (1996 to 2009). In November 2012 he became Chair of the Syndicate of Cambridge University Press.

Bernard George Davis

Bernard George Davis (December 11, 1906 – August 28, 1972) was an American publishing executive. He and William B. Ziff, Sr. founded Ziff Davis Inc. in 1927. In 1957, he sold his ownership share of Ziff-Davis to William Ziff, Jr., and left to found Davis Publishing.

August Dietz

August Dietz (October 19, 1869 – September 26, 1963) was a philatelist, editor and publisher, who specialized in the study of mail and postal history of the Confederate States of America.

John Ross Robertson

John Ross Robertson (December 28, 1841 – May 31, 1918) was a Canadian newspaper publisher, politician, and philanthropist in Toronto, Ontario.

Kenneth Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet

Kenneth Roy Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet (September 1, 1923 – June 12, 2006), in Canada known as Ken Thomson, was a Canadian businessman and art collector who, at the time of his death, was the richest person in Canada, and the ninth richest person in the world, according to, with assets of approximately US $17.9 billion.

Adam Parfrey

Adam Parfrey is an American journalist, editor, and the publisher of Feral House books, whose work in all three capacities frequently centers on unusual, extreme, or “forbidden” areas of knowledge.

Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe

Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe (15 July 1865 – 14 August 1922) was a British newspaper and publishing magnate. As owner of the Daily Mail and the Daily Mirror, he was a pioneer of tabloid journalism, and he exercised vast influence over British popular opinion.
His Amalgamated Press employed writers such as Arthur Mee and John Hammerton, and its subsidiary, the Educational Book Company, published the Harmsworth Self-Educator, The Children’s Encyclopædia, and Harmsworth’s Universal Encyclopaedia.

Louis Prang

Louis Prang (March 12, 1824 – September 14, 1909) was an American printer, lithographer, publisher, and Georgist. He is sometimes known as the “father of the American Christmas card”.

Virginia Woolf

Adeline Virginia Woolf (née Stephen; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English writer who is considered one of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century, and a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device.

Edward Jeffery

Edward Jeffery’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

S. Stanhope Orris

S. Stanhope Orris’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Condé Montrose Nast

Condé Montrose Nast (March 26, 1873 – September 19, 1942) was an American publisher, entrepreneur and business magnate. He was known for founding Condé Nast, a mass media company, now a subsidiary of Advance Publications, who published and maintained brands such as Vanity Fair, Vogue, and The New Yorker.

Russell Mills

Russell Andrew Mills (born July 14, 1944 in St. Thomas, Ontario) is a Canadian former media executive and a leader and advisor of several societies. Mills worked in the Ottawa Citizen for 31 years, the last 16 as the newspaper’s publisher.

Jack Stapp

Jack Stapp (December 8, 1912 in Nashville, United States – December 20, 1980) was an influential country music manager. He co-wrote, with Harry Stone, the popular song “Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy”. He also founded Tree International Publishing, a major music publisher, based in Nashville.

William Dugdale (publisher)

William Dugdale (29 March 1800 – 11 November 1868) was an English publisher, printer, and bookseller of politically subversive publications and pornographic literature in England during the 19th century. By the 1850s he had become “the principal source of such publications in the country”. Despite the numerous police raids on his shops and spending many years in prison he remained in the book trade for over forty years.

James R. A. Bailey

James Richard Abe Bailey, CBE, DFC (23 October 1919 – 29 February 2000), often known as Jim Bailey, was an Anglo-South African World War II fighter pilot, writer, poet and publisher. He was the founder of Drum, the most widely read magazine in Africa.

Thomas Cautley Newby

Thomas Cautley Newby (1797/1798 – 1882) was an English publisher and printer based in London.
Newby published Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë and both Anne Brontë’s novels, Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. He also published Anthony Trollope’s first novel, The Macdermots of Ballycloran (1847).