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1900 Tablets, Communes and Holy Utterances, a collection of writings by Bahá'u'lláh, was published in the United States. [BFA2:26]
  • It was the first prayer book and first compilation of Bahá'í writings published in the West. [BFA2:26]
  • It was probably translated by Anton Haddad and published by the Behais Supply and Publishing Board. [BFA2:26]
Chicago; United States Compilations; Prayer texts; Anton Haddad; Publications; Publishing Trusts; First publications
1900 Jan The Behais Publishing and Supply Board was created in Chicago. [BFA1:XXIX] Chicago; United States Publishing Trusts
1902 10 Oct The Behais Supply and Publishing Board incorporates as the `Bahai Publishing Society', a non-profit company. It is the first Bahá'í institution to be legally incorporated. [BFA2:XVI, 74] United States Publishing Trusts; Firsts, Other
1908 Sep The Bahá'í Publishing Society is founded in Chicago. [BW10:179] Chicago; United States Bahai Publishing Society; Publishing Trusts
1919 22 Feb The "Self-Publishing of the Bahá'í Association" was replaced by the establishment of the "Publishing House of the German Bahá'í Federation GmbH". This publishing house was founded by eighteen Bahá'ís with a share capital of 25,000 marks. [German Bahá'í website archive] Germany Publishing Trusts
1937 The British Bahá’í Publishing Trust was founded. [BBRSM184; BW9:32; GT138–42] United Kingdom Publishing Trusts
1943 The publication of A Commentary on the Will and Testament of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá written by David Hofman by a new publisher, George Ronald. They went on to publish books on business ethics, comparative religion, studies of sacred texts, Islam, poetry, music, novels, biography and philosophy as well as a number of other subjects. George Ronald is primarily a publisher of books related to the history, teachings, doctrines and personalities of the Bahá’í Faith. See the reference for a list of Bahá'í books published up to 2013. [George Ronald A Bibliographic History by Jan Jasion]
  • A current catalogue can be found at their website.
United Kingdom Abdul-Baha, Will and Testament of; George Ronald; Firsts, Other; Publishing; Publishing Trusts; Publications; David Hofman
1968 The Bahá’í Publishing Committee based in Karachi develops into a Bahá’í Publishing Trust responsible for translation and publication into Urdu, English, Persian, Arabic, Sindhi, Pushtu, Balochi, Gojri, Balti and other regional languages. Karachi; Pakistan Publishing Trusts; Translation
1972 Sep The Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Taiwan is established and registered. [BW15:262] Taiwan Publishing Trusts
1974 The Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Japan was established. Japan Publishing Trusts
1974 The Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Malaysia was established. Malaysia Publishing Trusts
1974 Mar The Bahá’í Publishing Trust of the Philippines was established in Manila. [DM318] Manila; Philippines Publishing Trusts
1975 The Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Fiji is established. Fiji Publishing Trusts
1975 The Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Australia is established. Australia Publishing Trusts
1976 (In the year) The Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Norway was established. Norway Publishing Trusts
1976 Feb The Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Korea was established. [BW16:237] Korea Publishing Trusts
1981 Jul The reconstituted Bahá’í Publishing Trust of Uganda meets for the first time. [BW18:112] Uganda Publishing Trusts
1992 3 – 6 Feb The Association of Bahá'í Publishers and Distributors is established at a Bahá'í Publishers' Conference in Oakham, England, with its headquarters in the Netherlands. [BINS273:4-5; VV71] Oakham; United Kingdom; Netherlands Publishing Trusts; Conferences, Bahai; Conferences, Other

from the main catalogue

  1. George Ronald: A Bibliographic History, by Jan T. Jasion (2013). The history of George Ronald, the most prominent and prolific independent publisher of Baha'i books, as shown through a history of their catalogue 1943-2013. [about]
  2. Hofman, David (1997). Two short articles about Hofman, one from 1997 and one on his death in 2003. [about]
 
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