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The UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS (or PENN PRESS) is a university press affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania located in Philadelphia
Philadelphia
, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
.

The Press was originally incorporated with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
on 26 March 1890, and the imprint of the University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Press first appeared on publications in the closing decade of the nineteenth century, among the earliest such imprints in America. One of the Press's first book publications, in 1899, was a landmark: The Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Negro: A Social Study , by renowned black reformer, scholar, and social critic W.E.B. Du Bois , a book that still remains in print on the Press's lists.

Today the Press has an active backlist of roughly 2,000 titles and an annual output of upward of 120 new books in a focused