D. Appleton and Company
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D. Appleton & Company was an American company founded by Daniel Appleton (10 December 1785 to 27 March 1849), who opened a general store which included books. He published his first book in 1831. The company's publications gradually extended over the entire field of literature. In 1933 merged with The Century Company, founded in 1881, to form the Appleton-Century Company. In 1948 merged with F. S. Crofts Co., founded in 1924, to form Appleton-Century-Crofts.