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Ward, Lock & Co.

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

A Study in Scarlet (1888, 2nd imp.)

Ward, Lock & Co. was a British publishing company based in London, founded by Ebenezer Ward and George Lock in 1854. In 1882 offices were opened in New York, and in 1884 in Melbourne. In the mid-1890s, the company opened an office in Toronto, Canada; however, this was closed in 1919.

  • In 1891, James Bowden became a managing partner: Ward, Lock, Bowden & Co.
  • In 1893, the company became Limited : Ward, Lock & Bowden, Ltd.
  • In 1896, James Bowden left the company : Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd.

Between 1888 and 1926, the company published 2 novels written by Arthur Conan Doyle.



Conan Doyle published by Ward, Lock & Co.

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