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Lippincotts: January, 19th century, Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Lippincotts: January, 19th century, Metropolitan Museum of Art

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William L. Carqueville (American, Chicago, Illinois 1871–1946)

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Lippincott's Monthly Magazine was published in Philadelphia from 1868 until 1914, then McBride, Nast & Co, in New York. Joshua Ballinger Lippincott (March 18, 1813-January 5, 1886) founded the publishing company in Philadelphia when he was 23 years old. The Company began business publishing Bibles and prayer books adding history, biography, fiction, poetry, gift books, almanacs, medicine and law, school textbooks, and dictionaries. By the end of the 19th century, Lippincott was one of the largest and best-known publishers in the world. During the 20th century, Lippincott also became a major publisher of schoolbooks and of references, textbooks, and journals in medicine and nursing.

Lippincott's Monthly Magazine was an American monthly magazine published in Philadelphia by J. B. Lippincott & Co. from 1868 to 1915 when it relocated to New York to become McBride's Magazine. It merged with Scribner's Magazine in 1916. In UK, it was published by Ward, Lock & Co. The magazine featured a variety of literary genres, including fiction, poetry, and essays, as well as articles on history, science, and culture. Some of the most notable writers of the time contributed to Lippincott's, including Mark Twain, Henry James, and Rudyard Kipling. Lippincott's Magazine was notable for its illustrations, which were created by some of the most talented artists of the time, including Howard Pyle, Maxfield Parrish, and N.C. Wyeth.

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