The maverick Victorian bibliographer Richard Herne Shepherd
did some work on AB
. In 1871 publisher John Pearson
issued in six volumes The Plays, Histories, and Novels of the Ingenious Mrs. Aphra Behn, reprinted...
Today the once gentleman-like, personal, and family publishing firm of Frederick Warne
has become the property of an international conglomerate, Pearson
, which owns Penguin
, tv and software development companies...
the publisher, which since 1968 had been part of the multi-product Pearson
conglomerate, ceased to exist as an independent business.
Briggs, Asa. A History of Longmans and Their Books 1724 - 1990. Longevity in Publishing. British Library and Oak Knoll Press, 2008.