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Frommer'sFrommer's publications, including Frommer's Travel Guides, were published by Arthur Frommer International, Inc. from the early 1960s. After passing through several ownerships, the firm was purchased by Wiley in 2001. See www.frommers.com and www.wiley.com.2008
G. B. Zieber and CompanyThe publishing firm of Burgess and Zieber was founded in Philadelphia in 1843 and became G. B. Zieber and Company the following year. The firm went out of business in 1848. See 'Dictionary of Literary Biography' 49 (1986), p. 502.2009
G. T. Foulis & Co.G. T. Foulis & Co. was a specialist road transport and motor car publisher. The firm was taken over by Haynes Publishing and in the 1980s the imprint Foulis/Haynes was used. All publications now, however, bear the imprint of Haynes Publishing. See www.haynes.co.uk.2007
G. W. CarletonThe publishing firm of G. W. Carleton was founded in New York in 1861 as the successor firm to Rudd and Carleton (q.v.), on the retirements of Edward P. Rudd and his father George Rudd. The firm was initially in the sole ownership of George Washington Carleton. From 1871 George Wellington Dillingham became a partner. In 1886 Carleton retired and the firm continued as the G. W. Dillingham Company until it went bankrupt in 1916. See 'Dictionary of Literary Biography' 49 (1986), pp. 84-85, and see the FOB entry for the G. W. Dillingham Company.2009
Gale and PoldenThe printing and publishing firm Gale and Polden were based in Aldershot, Hampshire, UK, and specialised in military books. There is a timeline history of the firm from 1866 to 1981 on the website of the Aldershot Military Museum (www3.hants.gov.uk/museum/aldershot-museum/local-history-aldershot/gale-and-polden/gale-and-polden-timeline.htm). In 1981 the firm went out of business as part of the collapse of Maxwell Communications.2008
George Allen & UnwinThe firm of George Allen & Sons was founded in 1871. In 1914, when there were financial difficulties, an interest was acquired by Stanley Unwin and the firm became known as George Allen & Unwin. George Allen & Unwin merged with Bell & Hyman in 1986, to form Unwin Hyman. Unwin Hyman was purchased by HarperCollins in 1990. Although HarperCollins subsequently sold the Unwin Hyman academic division to Routledge, the UK rights of George Allen & Unwin remain in the ownership of HarperCollins, which in turn is owned by News Corporation. See www.newscorp.com. Allen & Unwin still trades as an independent publisher in Australia and New Zealand.2007
George Bell & Sons LtdGeorge Bell established his firm in London in 1839. From 1856 to 1875 the firm was known as Bell & Daldy; it then became George Bell & Sons Ltd. It remained a family firm until 1977, when it was sold to Robin Hyman and renamed Bell & Hyman Ltd. In 1986 Bell & Hyman Ltd merged with George Allen & Unwin to form Unwin Hyman. In 1990 Unwin Hyman was sold to HarperCollins, part of News Corporation. See www.newscorp.com.2008
George Faulkner and SonsThe Manchester printing firm of George Faulkner and Sons was purchased by McCorquodale in 1962. See the FOB entry for McCorquodale.2008
George Routledge & SonsGeorge Routledge began publishing in 1836 and founded his publishing company George Routledge & Co. in 1851. After briefly being known as Routledge, Warne & Routledge, it became George Routledge & Sons in 1865. In 1912 George Routledge & Sons merged with Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co. to form Routledge & Kegan Paul. The Routledge Group was purchased by the Taylor & Francis Group in 1998. See www.taylorandfrancisgroup.com and www.routledge.com.2006
Ginn & CompanyGinn & Company was founded in the 1880s as an education publishing house. The firm was purchased in 1985-86 by Simon & Schuster. In 1998 all the Simon & Schuster educational businesses, including Ginn & Company, were sold to Pearson, which formed a new company called Pearson Education. See www.pearsoned.com.2008

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