A & C Black
The company was founded in 1807 by Adam and Charles Black in Edinburgh. It moved to the Soho district of London in 1889. In 1851, the company bought the copyright of Walter Scott's Waverley Novels for £27,000. In 1902, it published P. G. Wodehouse's first book, The Pothunters.
The company is now part of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
Other websites[change | change source]
- ACBlack.com corporate history Archived 2009-03-29 at the Wayback Machine
- Bloomsbury Publishing corporate structure Archived 2007-10-11 at the Wayback Machine
- Whitaker's Almanack Archived 2005-11-30 at the Wayback Machine