Leypoldt, Frederic

Leypoldt, Frederic

(1835–84) publisher; born in Stuttgart, Germany. Emigrating in 1854, he established a publishing firm with Henry Holt in 1866. He was editor and publisher (from 1868) of the journal that became Publishers' Weekly and (from 1870) of an annual catalog of published books.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.