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Avon Books

LC control no.n 84220390
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Corporate name headingAvon Books
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Variant(s)Avon (Firm)
Hearst Corporation. Avon Books
Avon Publications, Inc.
Avon Comics
Beginning date1941
LocatedNew York (N.Y.)
AffiliationAmerican News Company Hearst Corporation HarperCollins (Firm)
Found inBad news, c1984: t.p. (Avon [in logo]) t.p. verso (Avon Books)
I am Cain, c1994: t.p. (Avon Books) t.p. verso (a division of the Hearst Corp.)
Himes, Chester B. The real cool killers, 1959: title page (Avon Publications, Inc., 55 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y.)
Wikipedia, viewed Feb. 5, 2019 (Avon (publisher); Avon Publications was an American paperback book and comic book publisher; as of 2010, it is an imprint of HarperCollins, publishing primarily romance novels; Avon Books was founded in 1941 by the American News Company (ANC); Avon was bought by the Hearst Corporation in 1959; in 1999, the News Corporation bought out Hearst's book division; Avon's hardcover and non-romance paperback lines were moved to sister company Morrow, leaving Avon as solely a romance publisher)