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DeWolfe, Fiske and CompanyThe publishing firm of DeWolfe, Fiske and Company was founded in Boston in 1880 by Perez Morton DeWolfe and Charles F. Fiske, as the successor firm to Albert W. Lovering (q.v.). From 1905 the firm was renamed DeWolfe and Fiske, ceased publishing, and became a retail and wholesale book business. The firm later became a subsidiary of Chadwick-Miller Inc., of Canton, Massachusetts. See 'Dictionary of Literary Biography' 49 (1986), p. 119.2009
Diamond CommunicationsThe firm of Diamond Communications was acquired by the Rowman & Littlefield Group in 2001 and now forms part of Taylor Trade Publishing. See www.rlpgtrade.com. 2008
Diehl, Landau and PettitDiehl, Landau and Pettit was founded in 1929 as the successor firm to R. F. Fenno and Company. The firm subsequently became the Landau Book Company. See 'Dictionary of Literary Biography' 49 (1986), p. 161, which names Louis Landau as the President of the firm in 1986.2009
Dix, Edwards and CompanyThe publishing firm of Dix, Edwards and Company was founded in New York in 1854 by Augustus J. Dix and Arthur T. Edwards. The firm went out of business in 1857. See 'Dictionary of Literary Biography' 49 (1986), p. 125.2009
Dodd, Mead and CompanyThe predecessor firm of Dodd, Mead and Company was Taylor and Dodd (q.v.). From the 1870s the firm was run by Edward S. Mead and adopted the name of Dodd, Mead and Company. The following quotation is from the catalogue of the archives of Dodd, Mead and Company in the University of Delaware Library: "The business operations of Dodd, Mead and Company were suspended in March 1989 pending the outcome of arbitration with its fulfillment house, Metro Services Inc. By the end of 1990 the company ceased publications."2009
Dorling KindersleyDorling Kindersley (www.dk.com) was founded in 1974 by Peter Kindersley and Christopher Dorling. The company was purchased by Penguin UK in 2000. Penguin UK is part of Pearson plc. See www.pearson.com.2009
Doubleday & CompanyIn 1897 Frank Nelson Doubleday and Samuel McClure founded the publishing house of Doubleday & McClure. From 1900 the firm became Doubleday, Page & Company. In 1927 Doubleday merged with the George H. Doran Company and became Doubleday, Doran. The firm was renamed Doubleday & Company in 1946. Doubleday & Company was purchased by Bertelsmann in 1986, and is now a division of Random House. See www.randomhouse.com/doubleday and www.bertelsmann.com.2009
Duffield and GreenThe publishing firm of Duffield and Green began as Fox, Duffield and Company (q.v.) in New York in 1903. On the retirement of Rector Fox in 1906, the firm became known as Duffield and Company. After Horace Green became company president in 1926, the firm changed its name again to Duffield and Green. In 1934 Duffield and Green was purchased by Dodd, Mead and Company. See the FOB entry for Dodd, Mead and Company and 'Dictionary of Literary Biography' 46 (1986), p. 131.2008
Duncan Davison & Co.Duncan Davison & Co. was a subsidiary firm of Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew. See the FOB entry for Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew, which indicates that any surving rights will belong to Warner Chappell Music. See www.warnerchappell.co.uk.2007
E. E. Barclay and CompanyThe publishing firm of E. E. Barclay and Company was founded in 1840 in New York. The firm subsequently moved to Cincinnati and then to Philadelphia, and went out of business in 1891. See 'Dictionary of Literary Biography' 49 (1986), p. 39.2009

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