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A.D. Worthington

A. D. Worthington & Co. was a book publisher in the 1800s from Hartford, Connecticut. Their books tend to be focused on biographies and histories. Some of their best-known works include Our Famous Women: An Authorized Record of the Lives and Deeds of Distinguished American Women of Our Times (1884), My Story of the War-A Woman’s Narrative by Mary A. Livermore, Thirty years in Washington; or, Life and scenes in our national capital: Portraying the wonderful operations in all the great departments, and Washington’s to Roosevelt’s administration by Mrs. John A. Logan, and works by Mary C. Ames and Lucy Larcom, during a time when women were under-represented as published authors.

First Edition Identification

First editions published by A.D. Worthington have the same date on the title page and the copyright page or have no additional printings indicated on the copyright page.