Leventhal, Lionel 1937- (Alan K. Russell)

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LEVENTHAL, Lionel 1937- (Alan K. Russell)

PERSONAL: Born June 15, 1937, in London, England.

ADDRESSES: Home—3 Barham Ave., Elstree, Hertfordshire WD6 3PW, England. Offıce—Greenhill Books, Park House, 1 Russell Gardens, London NW11 9NN, England.

CAREER: Publisher. Worked at a bookstore in Edgeware, England, beginning 1954; Herbert Jenkins Ltd., book publisher, 1956-64; Paul Hamlyn, book publisher, 1964-66; Arms and Armour Press, founder and publisher, 1966-85; Greenhill Books, London, England, founder and publisher, 1985—. Specialist Publishers' Exhibition for Libraries (now London Book Fair), creator, 1971.


On Publishing: A Professional Memoir, Stackpole Books (Mechanicsburg, PA), 2002.

under pseudonym alan k. russell

(Editor) The Collector's Book of Science Fiction by H.G. Wells: From Rare, Original, Illustrated Magazines, Castle Books (Secaucus, NJ), 1978.

(Editor and author of introduction) The Best of JulesVerne: Three Complete, Illustrated Novels, with Original Illustrations, Castle Books (Secaucus, NJ), 1978.

(Editor) Science Fiction by the Rivals of H. G. Wells:Thirty Stories and a Complete Novel, Castle Books (Secaucus, NJ), 1979.

(Editor) Rivals of Sherlock Holmes: Forty Stories ofCrime and Detection from Original Illustrated Magazines, Castle Books (Secaucus, NJ), 1978.

(Editor) Rivals of Sherlock Holmes 2: Forty-six Stories of Crime and Detection from Original Illustrated Magazines, Castle Books (Secaucus, NJ), 1979.

(Editor) The Book of the Sleuth: Fourteen ClassicTales of Mystery and Suspense, New Orchard Editions (New York, NY), 1986.

(Editor) The Book of the Dead: Thirteen Classic Tales of the Supernatural, Sterling Publishers (New York, NY), 1986.

Modern Battle Tanks and Support Vehicles, illustrated by Ray Hutchins, Stackpole Books, 1994.



Publishers Weekly, June 17, 2002, review of OnPublishing: A Professional Memoir, p. 54.

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