Abbeville Publishing Group (Abbeville Press, Inc.)


Abbeville Publishing Group (Abbeville Press, Inc.)

Abbeville Publishing Group is an independent book publishing company specializing in fine art and illustrated books. Based in New York City, Abbeville publishes approximately 40 titles each year and has an active backlist of over 700 titles on a wide range of subjects, including art, architecture, design, travel, photography, parenting, and children’s books. The company was founded in 1977 by Robert E. Abrams and his father Harry N. Abrams, who had previously founded the art book publishing company Harry N. Abrams, Inc. in 1949. Honors and awards bestowed upon Abbeville titles include the George Wittenborn Award for "Art across America" (1991) [http://www.arlisna.org/about/awards/wittenborn_winners.html] , the Carey-Thomas Award for "The Vatican Frescoes of Michelangelo" (1982), and the Prix Vasari Award for "Botticelli" (1990).

Imprints and Divisions

Abbeville Publishing Group’s major imprint is Abbeville Press, which consists of art and illustrated books for an international readership. Abbeville Gifts is an imprint which produces desk diaries, stationery, and other printed merchandise. In 2007 the company announced the launch of Abbeville Family, a new division publishing titles for parents, children, and families. Abbeville Family encompasses the Abbeville Kids imprint, which makes children’s illustrated books. The popular "New Father" series by Armin Brott [http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,990436-1,00.html] is also part of Abbeville Family, as are the "New Father" audiobooks, published under the Abbeville Audio imprint.

Title Sampling

*"The History of Venice in Painting", ISBN 978-0-7892-0933-7
*"A World History of Photography", ISBN 978-0-7892-0937-5
*"Norman Rockwell: 332 Magazine Covers", ISBN 978-0-7892-0854-5

External links

* [http://www.abbeville.com/ Abbeville website]


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