Hutchinson and Co.
Hutchinson & Co. was an English book publisher, founded in 1887 by Sir George Hutchinson then succeeded by his son, Walter Hutchinson (b 1887 - d 1950).
Hutchinson's published books and magazines such as The Lady's Realm, Adventure-story Magazine, Hutchinson's Magazine and Woman.
In the 1920s Walter Hutchinson published many of the "spook stories" of E.F. Benson in Hutchinson's Magazine and then in collections in a number of books.
The company also first published the Professor Challenger novels of Arthur Conan Doyle, five novels by webwork mystery writer Harry Stephen Keeler, and short stories by Eden Phillpotts.
In 1929 Walter Hutchinson stopped publishing magazines to focus on books.
The company merged with Century Publishing in 1985 to form Century Hutchinson, and was folded into the British Random House Group in 1989, where it remains as an imprint in the Cornerstone Publishing division.
- A Modern Mystery Merchant (1924)
- My Magic Life (1931)
- The Secrets of Houdini (1931)
- Secrets of My Magic (1936)
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