Leventhal, Lionel 1937- (Alan K. Russell)
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.
Modern Battle Tanks and Support Vehicles, illustrated by Ray Hutchins, Stackpole Books, 1994.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Publishers Weekly, June 17, 2002, review of OnPublishing: A Professional Memoir, p. 54.