A. Francke Publishing House - A. Francke Verlag
|A. Francke Publishing House|
The A. Francke Verlag is an original 1831 in Bern based publishing company. The science publisher is now part of the Narr Francke Attempto Verlag , based in Tübingen , which is dedicated to the publication of humanities specialist books . 
The publishing house was founded in 1831 by Johann Felix Jacob Dalp as J. Dalpsche Buchhandlung in Bern and acquired by Karl Schmid in 1866. The eponymous Alexander Francke became a partner in 1884, the publisher was now called Schmid, Francke & Cie. In 1902, Karl Schmid transferred the company to Alexander Francke, which was converted into a stock corporation in 1920 . In 1925 Carl Emil Lang took over the management. In 1959 A. Francke Verlag GmbH Munich was founded, taken over by Gunter Narr in 1984 and the headquarters moved to Tübingen . In 1992 Narr also took over the Swiss publishing house, which is now based in Basel.
The publishing house has been part of a publishing group since 2004 with Gunter Narr Verlag and Attempto Verlag , Verlag Narr Francke Attempto .
Within the group, the publisher mainly publishes linguistic and theological works. The most important periodicals of the publishing house include the Faust yearbook , published by the International Faust Society, the Vox Romanica , a specialist journal for linguistics and Romance philology , and the Colloquia Germanica , a specialist journal for Germanists. One of the oldest and most important series of the publisher is the Dalp Collection , in which introductions and special studies on the humanities have appeared since 1946.
- Carl Ludwig Lang: 125 years of Francke Verlag Bern. Founded in 1831 as Dalp'sche Buchhandlung. Commemorative publication for the 125th anniversary. Francke, Bern 1957, Erwin Heimann , Walter Adrian : Complete publisher's directory ). (Contains:
- Carl Ludwig Lang (Ed.): 150 years of Francke. Founded in 1831 as a Dalp'sche bookstore. Documents and pictures from the company's history. Francke, Bern 1981, .