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Longmans, Green and Co

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September 1913.
November 1963.

1724 Established by Thomas Longman.

1869 published 'The History and Progress of the Electric Telegraph, by Robert Sabine, C.E. Second Edition, with additions.[1]

1869 published Smoking Fires, their Cause and Cure, By Rev. Alex Colvin Ainslie, M.A, Vicar of Corfe, Somerset.[2]

1875 published a series of science textbooks, one of them by T. M. Goodeve. [3]

1890 Incorporated as an Unlimited Liability Company.

1914 Directors: Thomas Norton Longman, Charles James Longman, George Henry Longman, Sir Hubert Harry Longman, Bart., and William Ellerby Green.

At some point became Longman and Co

Later Longman Group UK

1968 Acquired by S. Pearson and Son

1985 Acquired The Pitman Examination Institute

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1869/02/19
  2. The Engineer 1869/02/19
  3. The Engineer 1875/09/17