John C. Winston Company (1905)

Philadelphia. Winston founded his company in 1884. It was primarily a publisher of Bibles until it bought the stock of Henry T. Coates and Company in 1904. This instantly made Winston a major publisher of juveniles. One year later it bought the stock of William Collins Company, a major publisher of religious materials. In later years Winston became a major publisher of textbooks. Winston died in 1920.

Tom Brown's School Days was published in a number of different formats and series beginning in 1905.

This title appeared in the New International Library, New Acorn Library, Readers Library (starting in 1909), the Winston Series, Winston's Illustrated Handy Classics, Every Boy's Library (in 1909) and the Young People's Library.

As a non series book it was published in an 8 vo. crown cloth volume with 22 illustrations. This book is unchanged from the previous Coates volume. Also in 1909 School Days was published in an Illustrated photogravure (19 pictures).

Every Boys Library

Winston Series

Winston's Illustrated Handy Classics
"Photogravure Gift Edition" Mid teens

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