At the Circulating Library Publisher Information: Ward and Downey

Publisher: Ward and Downey

Primary Location: London

History: Co-founded by the author Edmund Downey and Osbert Ward in 1884. Downey retired in 1890 and went on to publish under his own name in 1894.

References: DNB; Chester W. Topp, Victorian Yellowbacks and Paperbacks, 1849?1905, volume 7 (Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, 1993)

Number of Titles Published by Ward and Downey:

1884 (1 titles)1885 (23 titles)1886 (31 titles)
1887 (33 titles)1888 (33 titles)1889 (34 titles)
1890 (36 titles)1891 (20 titles)1892 (14 titles)
1893 (17 titles)1894 (9 titles)1895 (13 titles)
1896 (12 titles)1897 (1 titles)