Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Putnam, George Haven

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PUTNAM, GEORGE HAVEN, an American publisher and author, son of George P.; born in London, England, April 2, 1844. He entered the publishing business in 1866, and was the head of the firm of G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York. His works include: “International Copyright” (1879); “Authors and Publishers” (1883); “Authors and Their Public in Ancient Times” (1893); “Books and Their Makers during the Middle Ages” (1896); “Abraham Lincoln” (1909); “Memoirs of a Publisher” (1915).