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Donohue, Henneberry & Co.

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Beyond the City (1890-1892)

Donohue, Henneberry & Co. was an American book publishing company based in Chicago, founded by two bookbinders, Michael A. Donohue (of Cox & Donohue) and William P. Henneberry around 1880. In 1890 the firm launched a series of inexpensive editions of popular novelists, concentrated on libraries (i.e., sets and series).

The Chicago Lakeside Directory had the following addresses for Donohue, Henneberry & Co. : [1]

  • 1881 : 182 Monroe
  • 1890-1891 : 407-425 Dearborn
  • 1892 : 407-425 Dearborn
  • 1894 : 407-429 Dearborn (3rd floor)
  • 1896-1898 : 415 Dearborn (3rd floor)
  • 1899 : 407-429 Dearborn

In 1900, the imprint Donohue Brothers (407-429 Dearborn) was also used. Perhaps, a short-lived successor to Donohue, Henneberry & Co. from which M. A. Donohue emerged. Donohue bought out Henneberry around 1900-1901 and began using M. A. Donohue & Co. imprint.

Between 1890 and 1900, the company published 6 novels and at least 3 short stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle.


Conan Doyle published by Donohue, Henneberry & Co.

1890~1900

The following stories were published under various series including :

Story Gem
edition
Advance
edition
Ideal
Library
Modern Authors'
Library
Beyond the City
Micah Clarke
The Mystery of Cloomber
The Sign of the Four No. 7
A Study in Scarlet No. 209 No. 16
The White Company
A Case of Identity
A Scandal in Bohemia
My Friend the Murderer No. 8


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  1. Thanks to The Lucile Project

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